Brighton 1 Chelsea 1
It will be of little consolation to Thomas Tuchel that he spotted the warning signs as soon as the game began and Brighton started getting on top of Chelsea. This was another disjointed effort from Chelsea and Tuchel, who cut an irritable figure throughout, cannot have been surprised when Adam Webster cancelled out Hakim Ziyech’s goal in the second half.
Brighton had been the stronger side all evening and the European champions, who are winless in four league games, can surely forget about reeling in Manchester City. On this evidence, their main concern should be making sure they do not get dragged into a top-four battle.
It is difficult to kid Tuchel. Chelsea’s manager looked like he was waiting for something disastrous to happen during the first half and he barely offered any celebra …