Chelsea return to English Premier League on Saturday afternoon following their midweek Carabao Cup exploits with Brighton & Hove Albion being the visitors to Stamford Bridge.

Blues boss Frank Lampard is under pressure to deliver the goods on home soil in the league with his side being winless in SW6 so far this season while opponents Brighton & Hove Albion have been uninspiring themselves in 2019/2020.

Ahead of the match, we look back at the history books as we summarise Chelsea v Brighton & Hove Albion in numbers.

13 – Saturday’s meeting of these two sides will be just the 13th in history

1933 – Brighton & Hove Albion have defeated Chelsea just once, that victory coming in an FA Cup third round tie way back in 1933

10 – Chelsea have an excellent record against The Seagulls, winning each of their last 10 meetings with the South Coast club

1 – Brighton & Hove Albion managed just one shot on target on their last visit to Stamford Bridge in April, a game which they lost 3-0

0 – The Seagulls have never scored at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea have recorded clean sheets in all five meetings in SW6

2 – Chelsea named two English players in their starting XI to face Brighton & Hove Albion in April, those being Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ruben Loftus-Cheek

2018 – Chelsea’s biggest league victory over The Seagulls came in 2018 when they won 4-0 at The Amex Stadium

3 – Chelsea have an excellent recent disciplinary record against Brighton & Hove Albion. They have not had a single player booked in three of their four English Premier League meetings

38,593 – The attendance recorded for the last meeting of these two clubs at Stamford Bridge was 38,593. The crowd was slightly under capacity due to the game being staged on a Wednesday evening.

5 – Brighton & Hove Albion are winless in five matches ahead of their trip to South West London.

Chelsea’s fixture against Brighton & Hove Albion is scheduled to kick-off at 3pm and has not been selected for live television coverage.