BRIGHTON vs LIVERPOOL | LIVE!
- Liverpool have never lost a top-flight game at Brighton
- Brighton have won two of their four Premier League games since the restart
- Sadio Mane has scored against 28 of the 30 opponents he has faced in the Premier League, failing to net in four games against Brighton
- The Seagulls need five more points to surpass their previous highest total in the Premier League
- Mohamed Salah has been directly involved in 127 goals in 147 appearances for Liverpool in all competitions
There are three 6pm fixtures happening right now. There’s another dead rubber going on between Manchester City and Newcastle, who are playing for what feels like the 500th time this season.
Pep Guardiola’s side lead the Toon 2-0 thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus and Riyad Mahrez.
It’s goalless between Sheffield United and Wolves… and that’s about all I have to say about that game.
West Ham trail high-flying Burnley thanks to a Jay Rodriguez goal. If the Clarets cling on then they’ll move into ninth – just a point behind seventh-placed Arsenal. The Hammers, meanwhile, will stay four points above the relegation zone having played a game more than their rivals.
Consider yourselves updated.
Welcome to our LIVE coverage of Brighton vs Liverpool from the Amex Stadium.
What’s that? A dead rubber you say? An anti-climax? You’re not going to bother watching?!
Well I can assure you that… OK, who am I kidding. There’s nothing much on the line this evening as the confirmed champions take on a side fairly certain to remain in the top-flight.
So consider this a hype-free zone and let’s just enjoy some football.
Team news and line ups coming shortly. Standby.
- Striker ‘waiting’ for Man Utd transfer offer but agent has agreement
BRIGHTON vs LIVERPOOL | TEAM NEWS
Liverpool full-back Andy Robertson is expected to be available for tonight’s trip to Brighton despite suffering a knock against Aston Villa.
Roberto Firmino, Jordan Henderson and Georginio Wijnaldum could be brought into the starting XI having started on the bench at Villa Park.
Brighton manager Graham Potter confirmed that Jose Izquierdo remains injured.
A decision will be made on Steven Alzate ahead of the game.
“Jose Izquierdo is still some way away, he’ll be more for further in the future,” Potter said. “We’re monitoring him [Steven Alzate] daily, we’ll have to make some decisions over him in the next few days.
“He looked like he was struggling slightly in training on Monday, so we’ll have to see.”
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