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15 Dec 2017 by TSZ

Premier League In Focus – Brighton vs Burnley Preview

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When? Saturday 16th December, 15:00 (UK)

Where? The AMEX Stadium

What channel is it on? Brighton vs Burnley will not be televised live in the UK

Are tickets still available?

Brighton - https://bhafc.queue-it.net/?c=bhafc&e=pl171213&q=2afef1cd-82d9-4aad-a967-6d2f5fcc20e0&t=https%3a%2f%2fwww.seagullstickets.com%2fdequeue%3fnext%3d%257e%252f&cid=en-GB

Burnley – SOLD OUT

Where can I stream the match? N/A

HEAD-TO-HEAD
Last five meetings: Brighton W2, D3
All-time meetings: Brighton W10, Burnley W9, D10

BRIGHTON

Predicted line-up: Ryan; Bruno Saltor, Duffy, Dunk, Bong; Knockaert, Propper, Stephens, March; Gross; Murray

Unavailable: Sidwell (Injured)

Doubtful:

BURNLEY

Predicted line-up: Pope; Bardsley, Long, Tarkowski, Taylor; Gudmundsson, Defour, Hendrick, Cork, Arfield; Wood

Unavailable: Heaton (Injured), Walters (Injured), Marney (Injured), Brady (Injured)

Doubtful: Lowton (Injured), Mee (Injured), Ward (Injured)

PREDICTION
Burnley continue to thrive even with a growing injury list while Brighton are struggling badly right now. 6 of Burnley's last 8 matches have ended with a 1-0 scoreline and with Brighton hardly prolific, the team that scores first will likely win this one. Do not expect both teams to score in this.

MEMORABLE MEETING
The last time these two sides met was back in April 2016 in what was a top-of-the-table clash in the Championship. It was honours even in the end as the game finished 2-2 but it was a draw that would suit Sean Dyche’s side more as they would eventually go on to secure automatic promotion. As for Brighton, they missed out on goal difference on the final day of the season and would also fail to win the play-offs that same season.


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