Premier League Action at the Amex Stadium – Brighton & Hove Albion face Aston Villa
Brighton at home against Villa – Sunday – 2:00pm GMT – The Amex Stadium.
This clash sees thirteenth play sixth, as struggling Villa visit the Amex Stadium to face Brighton.
Brighton & Hove Albion have 21 points to their name, going into this tie
Having lost to Wolverhampton Wanderers in their last game, Roberto De Zerbi’s men must reset and try to gain a positive result in this match.
Also, Brighton keep finding the winning formula this season, that’s two in a row now. They currently stand sixth in the League, with 21 points for a total of 6 wins, 4 losses and 3 draws having won six fixtures, drawn three meetings, and lost four games.
Playing at home, Brighton have won three matches, drawn two matches, and lost one game.
Brighton & Hove Albion will have 24 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Good Attacking Performance
Brighton have a good scoring record this season, with 22 netted so far (19 from open play and three penalties). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Leandro Trossard (7), Alexis MacAllister (5), and Pascal Gross (5). Brighton have conceded 17 goals.
Brighton are likely to be missing one of their key players when they start Sunday’s game, due to injury and illness.
Aston Villa have so far accrued 15 points in this season of the Premier League
With two wins in a row under his belt, Unai Emery takes his Villa team into this game full of confidence, and hopeful of another successive victory.
Also, Villa need to get out of the losing habit, with seven recorded in the last 14 meetings. With a thirteenth position in the league and 4 wins, 7 losses and 3 draws, they currently have 15 points in the League having won four matches, drawn three games, and lost seven fixtures.
With a poor record on the road, which amounts to two draws and five defeats, it is hard to predict a positive outcome for Villa as they travel once more.
Victory for Aston Villa would take their points tally to 18 so far this season.
Injury and illness have depleted Unai Emery’s Villa and they will likely be missing three key personnel for Sunday’s match.
Brighton & Hove Albion v Aston Villa – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Villa with a greater number of wins. In the last 10 meetings, they have enjoyed five wins, to Brighton’s one win. Further, Villa have left Brighton with a win on three out of five fixtures. February 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Aston Villa took all three points winning 0-2 away.
Other players of note for Brighton are Alexis MacAllister and Pascal Gross with five goals and five goals respectively and for Villa are Leon Bailey and Jacob Ramsey with three goals and three goals respectively.