Brighton and Liverpool are playing against each other in a match of round 22 of the Premier League. The Seagulls are on the 13th place in the standings with 26 points. Just like the last season, Brighton are performing well at home and have lost only against Tottenham and Chelsea. However, the challenge that expects them on Saturday will be far from light as they have to play against the leader in the league – Liverpool.
In the previous round of the Premier League, Liverpool lost against Manchester City which ended their run without a defeat. In the next game, The Reds were knocked out from the FA Cup by Wolverhampton with 2-1. In the match against Wolves, Jurgen Klopp gave rest of a big part of his key players, including Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mané.
The freshness in the rested players of Liverpool will undoubtedly give them a slight advantage on Saturday. The Reds have lost points in only in their away fixtures against teams from Top 5 – Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal. However, Brighton should not be underestimated, and since the promotion of The Seagulls in the Premier League, they showed that are not afraid of the top teams. Albion have scored in all their home games in the league and were defeat by just one goal by Tottenham and Chelsea (losses with 1-2 in both fixtures).
Liverpool have problems with injured players, and their defence may be vulnerable to the dangerous attacks of Brighton. It would be stupid to talk about a possible mini-crisis in the team after two consecutive losses in 2019, but the defeats would undoubtedly have had a negative impact in the dressing room. We will trust the hosts’ excellent performance in front of their fans, and we will look for a value bet. I will back Brighton +1.5 Asian Handicap, with Liverpool 2-1 Correct Score. We recommend placing this bet in William Hill, where you can take advantage of a $30 Welcome Bonus and regular promotions for loyal customers.
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Brighton vs Liverpool Head to Head
Liverpool have five victories in five games against Brighton in 21 century. In four of these fixtures have been scored over 2.5 goals. In the last match between both sides ended as a win for The Reds with 1-0.
|25.08.2018||Liverpool vs Brighton||1-0|
|13.05.2018||Liverpool vs Brighton||4-0|
|02.12.2017||Brighton vs Liverpool||1-5|
|19.02.2012||Liverpool vs Brighton||6-1|
|21.09.2011||Brighton vs Liverpool||1-2|
Brighton vs Liverpool Stats
- Five out of the six defeats of Brighton at home in the Premier League in the last two seasons were against teams from Top 6.
- Brighton have scored in all of their games on Amex Stadium in the Premier League.
- The Seagulls have just one clean sheet in the previous 12 fixtures in all competitions.
- In six of the last seven games of Liverpool have been scored over 2.5 goals.
- For the last time, Liverpool lost two consecutive games in the Premier League in September 2015.
- Mohamed Salah has two goals and two assists in thee fixtures against Brighton.
Brighton vs Liverpool Odds
Brighton vs Liverpool Team News
José Izquierdo and Bernardo are injured and will miss the game for Brighton. Mathew Ryan and Alireza Jahanbakhsh are playing in the Asian Cup and are also not available to Chris Hughton.
For Liverpool injured are Dejan Lovren, Joe Gomez and Joël Matip. We have yet to find out whether Fabinho will start at the centre of defence or Jurgen Klopp will bet on one of the young players. In doubt are Adam Lallana and Jordan Henderson.