Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Liverpool Match preview
Premier League champions Liverpool will be travelling to Amex Stadium to meet Brighton & Hove Albion who are in a confident mood after their 2-1 victory at Villa Park last Saturday.
Albion have had a full week for recovery and to prepare for Liverpool, while Jurgen Klopp’s soldiers were in Champions League action on Wednesday night against Atalanta the match that ended 2-0 to their disappointment. The hosts have secured nine points from their eight opening matches.
Reds are second with 20 points after featuring in nine matches; they are coming into this match with a 3-0 victory over Leicester.
Albion has had inconsistency in their games in this season, while their visitors are doing well.
Brighton vs Liverpool match Facts
- Brighton have featured in eight EPL matches this season, won thrice, drawn thrice and lost three.
- Albion has just registered a single clean-sheet in all last Premier League matches this season.
- Liverpool have registered three clean sheets in their nine Premier League matches.
- The Reds have won six matches, drawing twice while suffering a single defeat in their last 9 Premier League matches.
- Brighton has never won in three home Premier League matches this season.
- Liverpool has also never won once in three away EPL matches this season.
Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Liverpool Head to Head
In the previous encounter between the pair, the match ended 3-1 in favor of Liverpool. The hosts have never won against Liverpool in all competition since 2011.
Brighton & Hove Albion News
Brighton will miss the services of brilliant wing back Tariq Lamptey after he was shown a red card in an encounter against Aston Villa last Saturday. Adam Lallana picked up a groin problem but will be hoping to be fit to face his former club. Davy Propper could be in contention after missing out last weekend with a stomach bug.
Liverpool Team News
Liverpool’s long term injuries Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez will continue to be on the sidelines. Jordan Henderson, Thiago Alcantara and Xherdan Shaqiri remain doubtful for the weekend clash. Mo Salah could feature having now tested negative for coronavirus after two positives.
Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Liverpool Prediction
Brighton will be seeking their first home win of the season at the Amex and will have little sympathy.
Graham Potter’s soldiers have played some decent football this campaign and the arrival of Danny Welbeck has boosted the starting XI and offers Albion a cutting sword side that was previously lacking.
Goals – Over 2.5
These two teams have occasionally produced more than two goals in their previous encounter; therefore chances of scoring more than two goals are likely to be on the scoreline.
We expect goals to be produced in this match therefore over 2.5 markets ascertained by our pundits.
Betway are backing the goals with 1.58 while 1XBet is placing odds at 1.65
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