As part of one of the matches of the English Championship, the players of Brighton and Leeds will come face to face. Which side will win this match? Our sports portal gives a forecast for this match.
The Seagulls started at a good level in the League Cup, where they confidently passed the first stages of the tournament. It is worth noting that "Brighton" was able to defeat such teams as "Cardiff" and "Swansea". The third and insurmountable obstacle for the hosts of today's meeting was Arsenal, which knocked the opponent out of the tournament. Potter's team got off to a good start in the Premier League, but in the last few months it has lost its former concentration, as a result of which it slipped to ninth place in the standings.
"Peacocks" at the start of the season could not please with a successful game, as in the last championship. So far, Leeds is located near the departure zone. On the account of "white" 2 victories and 5 peaceful outcomes, which brought 11 points and 17th place in the table of the Premier League. After a successful meeting with Norwich, the visiting team drew with Leicester (1:1), and also lost in the last round to Tottenham (1:2), despite the fact that they scored first.
Injuries and disqualifications:
- Alsate (ankle), Welbeck (thigh) - Brighton. Bamford (ankle), Koch (groin) - both Leeds.
- Under question:
- Mvepu (muscle injury) - Brighton. Ayling (knee) - Leeds.
Statistics and figures:
- The hosts are the favorites of the meeting;
- The Seagulls cannot win in the last 8 matches;
- "Leeds" won only 1 victory in 5 meetings;
- The last face-to-face meeting of the rivals ended with a score of 2:0 in favor of the "seagulls".
It is worth noting that in the 5 previous face-to–face meetings of the teams, the bet "both will score - no" was regularly played. In their current form, the opponents are unlikely to be able to exchange goals. One of the opponents will definitely not score.