Manchester City vs Brighton Teams News, Prediction and H2H

Manchester City vs Brighton Teams News, Prediction and H2H

All Manchester City vs Brighton match predictions, Head to Head, statistics, Team News and Predictions.

Brighton make the trip to The Etihad Stadium on Saturday for the Premier League meeting with hosts Manchester City.

The Premier League is set for another thrilling encounter this Saturday as Brighton travel to The Etihad Stadium to face off against the hosts, Manchester City. This article provides an all-encompassing preview of the match, including predictions, a head-to-head comparison, team news, and more. 

Whether you’re a die-hard fan of Manchester City, a loyal Brighton supporter, or just a football enthusiast, this guide will offer you a detailed insight into what to expect from this exciting match-up.

📰 Team News: Manchester City
Zack Steffen (Knee surgery), Kevin De Bruyne (Partial muscle tear) and John Stones (Hip injury) will not be able to play for Manchester City gaffer Pep Guardiola.

We think that The Citizens should line up in a 4-3-3 system for this game, utilising Ederson Moraes, Kyle Walker, Manuel Akanji, Ruben Dias, Nathan Ake, Bernardo Silva, Rodri, Mateo Kovacic, Phil Foden, Erling Haaland and Jack Grealish.

📰 Team News: Brighton
Brighton manager Roberto De Zerbi has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Julio Enciso (Meniscus tear) and Jakub Moder (Cruciate ligament tear) are not able to play.

We believe The Seagulls will likely make use of a 4-2-3-1 formation, giving starts to Bart Verbruggen, Joel Veltman, Jan Paul van Hecke, Lewis Dunk, Tariq Lamptey, Pascal Gross, Carlos Baleba, Solly March, Joao Pedro, Kaoru Mitoma and Danny Welbeck.

Head to Head
Brighton 2023-05-24 19:00:00
1 - 1
Manchester City
Manchester City 2022-10-22 14:00:00
3 - 1
Manchester City 2022-04-20 19:00:00
3 - 0
Brighton 2021-10-23 16:30:00
1 - 4
Manchester City
Brighton 2021-05-18 18:00:00
3 - 2
Manchester City
Manchester City 2021-01-13 18:00:00
1 - 0

Mancity Injuries
Zack Steffen - Knee surgery - A few days

Brighton Injuries
Pervis Estupiñánc - Muscle injury - Early November
Julio Enciso - Knee injury - Early January
James Milner - Strain injury - A few days
Jakub Moder -  ACL injury - A few days

Manchester City: WWLLWL
Manchester City won’t want a repeat of their last result here after a 1-0 Premier League defeat in their last game at the hands of Arsenal.

In that game, Manchester City managed 51% possession and 4 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. At the other end, Arsenal had 12 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Gabriel Martinelli (86') was the scorer for Arsenal.

It has been seldom in recent times that Manchester City have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Manchester City have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 6 goals in the process. Despite that, we’ll just have to find out if such a trend shall be sustained here in this game.

Brighton & Hove Albion: LWLLDD
Previously, Brighton drew 2-2 in the Premier League match with Liverpool.

In that game, Brighton & Hove Albion managed 46% possession and 14 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. For Brighton & Hove Albion, the goals were scored by Simon Adingra (20') and Lewis Dunk (78'). At the other end, Liverpool had 14 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Mohamed Salah (40', 45') was the scorer for Liverpool.

Proving their penchant for productive encounters, goals have been scored 25 times in the last 6 games in which Brighton & Hove Albion have taken to the field, yielding a mean average of 4.17 goals for each meeting. Opposing teams have hit 15 of this grand total.

Best tip Over 2.5 goal

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