Brighton & Hove Albion welcome Crystal Palace to the Amex Stadium as each groups look to spice up their survival hopes in Monday Night time Soccer.
Victory might see Brighton leapfrog Palace into 14th on objective distinction, whereas Roy Hodgson’s Eagles can transfer above Southampton into thirteenth with a win.
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Alireza Jahanbakhsh is about to return for Brighton after lacking their final eight matches with an ankle damage.
Tariq Lamptey (hamstring) and Adam Webster (ankle) are set to overlook this match however might return subsequent weekend, while Florian Andone and Solly March are dominated out with knee accidents.
Palace might welcome James McCarthy again from a knock that has stored the midfielder sidelined in latest weeks.
James McArthur, Wilfried Zaha (each muscle), Jeffrey Schlupp (hamstring), Wayne Hennessey, Mamadou Sakho, Nathan Ferguson, Connor Wickham (all thigh) and James Tomkins (eye) nonetheless are all nonetheless absent.
- Brighton have misplaced simply certainly one of their final 5 conferences in opposition to Crystal Palace (W2, D2, L1).
- Crystal Palace have gained two of their final 5 journeys to Brighton in all competitions (W2, D1, L2).
- Brighton have had two gamers despatched off in seven earlier Premier League conflict in opposition to Palace.
- Graham Potter’s Seagulls have conceded in simply certainly one of their final six league video games (W3, D3).
- Roy Hodgson’s Eagles have failed to attain in 4 of their final 5 league video games (W1, D1, L3).
Brighton come into this match in robust type with only one objective conceded of their final six league video games, though they had been stubbornly denied a win final weekend by a agency Aston Villa defence regardless of dominating that match.
Palace in the meantime simply appear to lose ardour when Wilfried Zaha is dominated out as a result of they had been defensively terrible of their defeat to Burnley final trip, so Roy Hodgson will definitely be demanding a greater efficiency on this M25 derby.
I nonetheless can’t see that enchancment coming in assault for Palace although as a result of Brighton are genuinely producing a few of their finest Premier League soccer but, however they need to get a degree if can defensively enhance in any other case I can see a house win coming.
Prediction: Brighton 1-0 Crystal Palace