Leon Balogun backs Brighton and Hove Albion to stun Chelsea

first_imgBrighton and Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun believes his side will defeat Chelsea when they clash in Sunday’s Premier League encounter.The Nigeria international says the team is away that Chelsea are favourites to beat them but that they will stun the visitors just like they did to Manchester United in August.“They’re expected to win against a side like us and no one is expecting anything other than a victory for Chelsea,” Balogun told club website.“The most they’ll expect from us is that we’ll give them a hard game and still not get anything from it, which takes a lot of pressure away from us.“We can play with a free mind and try to disrupt their game as much as possible. We beat Man United at home and shows that we’re capable of beating a top team.Tammy Abraham, ChelseaChelsea hat-trick hero Tammy Abraham hopes for more Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Tammy Abraham hopes this season will be his big breakthrough at Chelsea after firing his first hat-trick for the club in Saturday’s 5-2 win at Wolves.“There’s still pressure in every game you play, but there’s not the same expectation on us compared to if we were playing the likes of Huddersfield or Burnley.“They have a lot of quality technically, but they are also able to adapt and make the game hard and physical.“They have all these qualities and that’s why they’re near the top of the table. To beat Man City, you have to be able to withstand a lot of pressure, and they had the composure to do that and even force their game upon them at times.“They are a top-class team worthy of fighting for the title and that’s why they’re up there.”last_img

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