At the Amex Stadium on the South Coast, Brighton & Hove Albion will face Manchester City for the next Premier League match. While the champions cruised to a 2-0 victory against Burnley n last meeting, the Seagulls were restricted to a goalless draw by bottom-of-the-table Norwich City. Here is everything you need to know about Brighton vs Manchester City football prediction for the Premier League match of the season.
Brighton is without Adam Webster, Danny Welbeck, and Steven Alzate due to injuries.
Yves Bissouma was surprisingly on the bench last time out, despite his off-field misdemeanor, suggesting he could be involved here.
Although Joel Veltman would be unlucky to be left out Tariq Lamptey could make his start against Manchester City on Saturday.
In midweek Ilkay Gundogan and Gabriel Jesus were on the bench and will be vying for starting spots here.
Phil Foden might remain in the centre, with Ferran Torres out for the foreseeable future, though an out-of-favour Raheem Sterling is also a possibility.
The away team’s defensive options include John Stones, Nathan Ake, and Oleksandar Zinchenko.
Brighton vs Manchester City Prediction
Brighton are coming into Saturday’s game with a string of 0-0 draws after being undefeated in their previous six games.
Winning 5-1 away from home Manchester City dominated Club Bruges in the Champions League in midweek.
Since their opening-day loss to Tottenham, Pep Guardiola’s team has gone undefeated in seven league games, keeping six clean sheets.
City are still the clear favorites although Brighton won this match last season.
Brighton’s past three games have all ended in a tie (Premier League).
City has preserved a clean sheet in six of their last seven games (Premier League).
In six of Brighton’s previous seven games, there have been fewer than 2.5 goals scored (Premier League).
In their last four road encounters against Brighton in all competitions, Man City have scored at least two goals.
Over 2.5 goals have been scored in each of Brighton’s last three home encounters against Man City in all competitions.
Man City is unbeaten in their past seven games (Premier League).
Brighton & Hove Albion possible starting lineup: Sanchez; Dunk, Duffy, Burn; Veltman, Gross, Bissouma, Lallana, Cucurella; Maupay, Trossard
Manchester City possible starting lineup: Ederson; Walker, Dias, Laporte, Cancelo; Silva, Rodri, De Bruyne; Mahrez, Foden, Grealish
Our Prediction: Brighton & Hove Albion 0-2 Manchester City