Manchester City and Brighton and Hove Albion will meet in the Premier League on Saturday, November 21st. Both teams come into the match with different form and objectives. Manchester City are looking to maintain their spot at the top of the table, while Brighton are looking to move away from the relegation zone. This article will take a look at the lineups of both teams, their previous meetings, key players, team form and a prediction for the match.
Manchester City will likely be playing in a 4-3-3 formation. Ederson is likely to start in goal, with a back four of Kyle Walker, Ruben Dias, Aymeric Laporte and Benjamin Mendy. In midfield, Fernandinho is likely to start alongside Ilkay Gundogan and Kevin de Bruyne. On the attack, Riyad Mahrez, Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus are likely to start with Raheem Sterling coming off the bench.
Brighton & Hove Albion Lineup
Brighton & Hove Albion are expected to line up in a 4-4-2 formation. Mat Ryan is likely to start in goal with a back four of Tariq Lamptey, Ben White, Lewis Dunk and Dan Burn. In midfield, Yves Bissouma and Pascal Groß should start in the center with Solly March and Joel Veltman out wide. On the attack, Neal Maupay and Leandro Trossard should start with Aaron Connolly coming off the bench.
The two teams have met 14 times in the past, with Manchester City winning 10 of those matches and Brighton winning just twice. The last meeting between the two teams was in August 2020, when Manchester City won 5-0.
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Manchester City will be looking to Kevin de Bruyne to provide the creativity in midfield, while Riyad Mahrez and Gabriel Jesus will be looking to provide the goals. For Brighton, they will be looking to Yves Bissouma and Pascal Groß to provide the control in midfield, while Neal Maupay and Leandro Trossard will be looking to provide the goals.
Manchester City have been in excellent form of late, winning their last five matches in all competitions. Brighton, on the other hand, have won just one of their last five matches in all competitions.
Manchester City are the clear favourites going into this match, and it is hard to see Brighton getting anything from the match. However, Brighton have shown in the past that they can cause Manchester City problems, and they will be looking to do the same on Saturday.
Manchester City and Brighton and Hove Albion will meet on Saturday, November 21st in the Premier League. Both teams come into the match in different forms, with Manchester City looking to maintain their spot at the top of the table and Brighton looking to move away from the relegation zone. The match should be an interesting one, with Manchester City being favourites but Brighton having the potential to cause them problems.