Premier League In Focus – Brighton vs Stoke Preview

When? Monday 20th November, 20:00 (UK)

Where? The AMEX

What channel is it on? Sky Sports Premier League

Are tickets still available?

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Stoke – SOLD OUT

STATS & FACTS
Head-to-head – last five meetings: Stoke W5
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Brighton W9, Stoke W16, D14

Brighton are unbeaten in their last four Premier League matches, scoring six goals in the process.

Brighton have both scored and conceded 11 goals in as many Premier League matches this season.

Glenn Murray has scored in three successive Premier League games for the first time since April 2015.

Brighton require an average of 8.6 shots on goal before finding their opponents' net, making them the sixth most efficient team in the Premier League at present.

Stoke have won the last eight meetings between the two clubs.

In terms of shot efficiency, Stoke require an average of 9.4 efforts on goal before hitting the target.

Darren Fletcher has now appeared in 102 consecutive Premier League matches for his current and previous clubs (West Brom and Stoke combined).

Stoke fielded an unchanged line-up in a Premier League game for the recent match against Leicester - this came after 22 consecutive league matches where their starting line-up changed.

Stoke have the second lowest average possession in the Premier League this season at just 42.8%.

Peter Crouch has scored three goals this season and has needed just 153 minutes in which to do so, meaning he has a minutes-to-goal ratio of 51.

MEMORABLE MEETING
The last time these two sides met in East Sussex was all the way back April 2006 in the Championship. Stoke had a very happy trip to the seaside as they ran out easy 5-1 winners.