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Leicester City journey to AMEX Stadium on Sunday for the Premier League tie with home side Brighton.
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Brighton & Hove Albion
Brighton, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 0-1 Premier League triumph versus Brentford.
In that game, Brighton & Hove Albion managed 59% possession and 4 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The scorer for Brighton & Hove Albion was Leandro Trossard (90'). Brentford had 7 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target.
Fewer than three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Brighton & Hove Albion have taken part. With regard to the goal split during that period, opposing sides scored a total of 5 while Brighton & Hove Albion managed the sum of 7. That sort of pattern isn’t assured to follow through into this game, though.
In the game prior to this, Leicester City drew 2-2 in the Europa League tie with SSC Napoli.
In that match, Leicester City had 46% possession and 7 shots on goal with 4 on target. For Leicester City, the scorers were Ayoze Pérez (9') and Harvey Barnes (64'). SSC Napoli got 22 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Victor Osimhen (69', 87') scored for SSC Napoli.
Throughout their six previous matches, Brendan Rodgers's Leicester City have found the net 7 times - yielding them a goals per game average of 1.17.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head results going back to 26/02/2019 tells us that these fixtures have been pretty painful for Brighton. They’ve not been able to get themselves any victories whatsoever while Leicester City have simply been better than them, running out winners in 83 per cent of those games played.
A total of 12 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 2 of them for The Seagulls and 10 being from The Foxes. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.
The last league fixture between these sides was Premier League match day 27 on 06/03/2021 which ended up with the score at Brighton & Hove Albion 1-2 Leicester City.
On that day, Brighton & Hove Albion had 36% possession and 7 shots on goal with 2 on target. The scorer was Adam Lallana (10').
At the other end, Leicester City had 8 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Kelechi Iheanacho (62') and Daniel Amartey (87') scored.
The match was refereed by Michael Oliver.
Team News: Brighton
Dan Burn (Torn Knee Ligament) and Tariq Lamptey (Hamstring Injury) will be missing for Brighton gaffer Graham Potter.
Team News: Leicester City
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Wesley Fofana (Fibula Fracture), Nampalys Mendy (Groin Injury) and James Justin (Cruciate Ligament Injury) are those who can’t be considered. Ayoze Pérez is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
We’re inclined to think that Leicester City and Brighton & Hove Albion may both struggle to make a breakthrough here.
Let’s see how it plays out, but a draw with few scoring chances is looking likely to us. That is why we are leaning toward a very competitive game with a 0-0 scoreline at the end of the match.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: AMEX Stadium (31,800)
Captain: Lewis Dunk
Chairman: Tony Bloom
Manager: Graham Potter
Competitions: Premier League position 6, EFL Cup (Third Round)
⭐ Star Player: Neal Maupay
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Neal Maupay was born in Versailles, France. Having made his senior debut playing for Nice in the 2012 - 2013 season, the skilful Forward has managed to score 2 league goals in the Premier League 2021 - 2022 campaign so far from a total of 4 appearances.