Date: 24th December 2017 at 11:29am
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With the festive period upon us, the games are coming thick and fast.

Just a matter of days after Chelsea were frustrated by Everton, at Goodison Park, in a 0-0 draw, they entertain Brighton and Hove Albion on Boxing Day.

With the defence of the title in tatters, the Premier League is now all about ensuring a top-four finish is attained to secure a place in the Champions League next season.

Ahead of the fixture with Brighton we now have the names of the officials taking charge of the game:

? Referee – Mike Dean

? Assistant Referee – Ian Hussin

? Assistant Referee – Daniel Cook

? Fourth Official – Lee Probert

With regards to the referee, Mike Dean, he has taken charge of 14 games this season and issued 51 yellow cards and 1 red card.

This season Mike Dean has taken charge of the following games involving Chelsea:

? 23 Sept – Premier League – Stoke City 0 Chelsea 4 – yellow cards issued 4, red cards issued 0

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