Liverpool will be high on confidence ahead of their trip to Brighton following a thumping 3-0 win on a cold winter night at Stoke.
The Seagulls, newly promoted to Premier League, are flying high and only suffered one defeat (against Manchester United at Old Trafford) in past seven league outings and currently occupying the 10th spot of the league tally ahead of their contest against mighty Liverpool at Falmer Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Brighton & Hove Albion vs Liverpool Injuries And Suspensions:
The East Sussex outfit do not have any major injury absentees except Steven Sidwell who is ruled out with a lower back strain. But their defender Gaetan Bong has recovered from his knee injury and is set to be available for selection ahead of the Liverpool clash.
Liverpool are without right-back Nathaniel Clyne who remains their only long-term injury absentee following his back surgery. Joel Matip also misses the trip with a muscle problem, but Ragnar Klavan, the Estonian centre-back, is set to return for the outing following his illness that ruled him out for the Stoke City game.
Brighton & Hove Albion vs Liverpool Probable Lineups:
Subs: Tim Krul, Beram Kayal, Isaiah Brown, Solly March, Markus Suttner, Tommer Hemed, Connor Goldson.
Subs: : Loris Karius, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Emre Can, Adam Lallana, Daniel Sturridge, James Milner, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Brighton & Hove Albion vs Liverpool Last Meeting:
Their last meeting at AMEX Stadium occurred back in September 2011 in a League Cup 3rd Round tie where the Reds grabbed a 2-1 win against the hosts. Craig Bellamy and Dirk Kuyt scored for Liverpool whereas Ashley Barnes pulled one back in closing minutes.
Brighton & Hove Albion vs Liverpool Key Players:
Brighton boss Chris Hughton will be relying on Pascal Groß and Anthony Knockaert who are in fine form for the Seagulls. José Izquierdo has been a threat whereas veteran Glenn Murray will test the Reds’ defensive resilience on Saturday afternoon.
Jurgen Klopp has rotated his squad in past few fixtures but will be depending on his ‘ fab four’ Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane, and Mohamed Salah – the Egyptian sensation who is now enjoying a stupendous run of form and currently the top scorer of the league with 12 goals from 14 outings.
Brighton & Hove Albion vs Liverpool Head-To-Head:
Brighton Win: 4
Liverpool Win: 13
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Brighton & Hove Albion vs Liverpool Live Streaming:
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