​Premier League In Focus – Brighton vs Southampton Preview

When? Sunday 29th October, 13:30 (UK)

Where? AMEX Stadium

What channel is it on? Sky Sports Premier League

Are tickets still available?

Brighton - https://www.livefootballtickets.com/fixtures/brighton-hove-albion-v-southampton-tickets-english-premier-league.html

Southampton – Sold out

Head-to-head – last five meetings: Brighton W1, Southampton W2, D2
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: n/a
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Brighton W20, Southampton W32, D14

Brighton’s Pascal Gross has assisted four goals in his first nine Premier League matches.

Brighton's win over West Ham was the first time they have scored three goals in a single league game since being promoted last May.

Chris Hughton’s men are currently scoring exactly one goal a game in the league, while conceding 1.1 goals against at the other end.

Of the nine goals that Brighton have scored, 67% of them have come from open play.

Four Brighton players have played every minute of this Premier League season; Mathew Ryan, Davy Propper, Lewis Dunk and Dale Stephens.

Southampton have the fourth highest average possession in the Premier League this season – 57.8%.

The Saints also have the fifth highest average pass completion rate at 82.1%, a record they currently share with Liverpool.

Southampton have scored just eight goals in the Premier League this season - an average of 0.88 goals per game. They have conceded nine at the other end - exactly one goal against per game.

Southampton have scored the most goals from the penalty spot this season with three of their eight goals coming from 12 yards.

The last time these two sides met was back in January 2012. The Seagulls ran out 3-0 winners against their south coast rivals, with Matt Sparrow’s late brace ensuring the home earned all three points that afternoon.