Chelsea secured a 3-2 victory against Brighton at Stamford Bridge despite playing the entire second half with 10 players.
Enzo Fernandez and Levi Colwill’s headers gave Mauricio Pochettino’s side a 2-0 lead, but Conor Gallagher’s second yellow card before halftime raised tension.
Facundo Buonanotte pulled one back for Brighton, hinting at a comeback.
However, Chelsea maintained control, with Fernandez converting a penalty in the second half.
Joao Pedro’s late goal added drama, but Chelsea survived a penalty scare in the game’s final moments. The win propelled Chelsea to 10th place in the Premier League standings.