Brighton vs Liverpool
English Premier League
Date: Saturday 28th November 2020
Kick off at 12:30 UK/ 13:30 CET
Venue: AMEX Stadium (Brighton)
The Saturday lunch time kick off in the Premier League will see Brighton pit themselves in perhaps their toughest game of the season against the champions Liverpool at home.
The Seagulls are down in 16th place although they did win their last game which ended a four games without victory when they beat Aston Villa away from home 2-1. With the way that Villa have started the campaign this result was seen as a shock one.
Brighton have 9 points and are just five from the bottom three although a win could put them up to 14th.
The big worry for Graham Potter’s side has been their home form, something that has kept them up in previous seasons and based on home form the club would be in 18th place.
From their first 4 games at home Brighton have yet to record a victory with their last game here ending in a 0-0 draw against Burnley.
Liverpool got a superb result last weekend as they beat Leicester, an early rival for the league title, 3-0 at Anfield. The Reds come into this game in 2nd place on goal difference to Tottenham and despite a bumpy start have won 20 points from their first 27 available.
Form is good for Jurgen Klopp’s side who have won 3 of their last four games. In midweek though they lost 2-0 at home against Atalanta in the Champions League. However Klopp rested many players for this game and Liverpool still look on course to qualify for their group. The defeat will not be much of a concern for the club.
Brighton vs Liverpool: Head to Head
- Last season Liverpool won this fixture 3-1.
- Liverpool have won the last 9 meetings between the teams in a row.
- Brighton have not won at home against Liverpool since 1984.
- Six of the last 8 meetings has seen over 2.5 goals.
Brighton vs Liverpool: Prediction
Football is a funny game because Brighton who are much weaker than Liverpool have just beaten Aston Villa at Villa Park. And yet just a few weeks ago Liverpool lost at the same ground 7-2.
But we shouldn’t be fooled and if Brighton were to get anything here even a draw it would be seen as a surprise. Jurgen Klopp was clever in midweek, true Liverpool lost the game but they could afford to and he rested key players for this match.
This is a match where we believe that the Reds will ease to victory and history says that Brighton have a very poor record over Liverpool and we do not see that changing at the weekend, an away win.
Brighton vs Liverpool Bet Tips:
Liverpool to beat Brighton at 1.62 (8/13)
Anytime goalscorer: Mohamed Salah of Liverpool at 1.91 (10/11)
Over 2.5 goals at 1.62 (8/13).