The English Premier League’s gameweek 24 is scheduled for tomorrow, and several big names will be in action. London side club Tottenham Hotspur will take on Brighton & Hove Albion tomorrow at the Spurs Stadium, aiming to extend their unbeaten run in the league.
Tottenham Hotspur made a flying start in the league, winning their first 11 games in a row. But they lost track when some key players became injured. However, the Spurs are desperate to improve their position in the league table.
Brighton, on the other side, are not in their best form as they were in the previous season. With six defeats in 23 games, the Seagulls stand at 8th in the point table. They suffered a heavy defeat against Luton Town but made a great response in their last game against Crystal Palace. Brighton smashed Crystal Palace with four goals at their home ground.
Stats & Facts
- Totteham’s home records against Brighton are very strong. They have won five of their last five home meetings with the Seagulls in the Premier League. The only home defeat came in 2022 when Brighton beat the Spurs by a tiny 1-0 margin.
- Although Brighton & Hove Albion are having a difficult season, they have already defeated Tottenham Hotspur back in December at Amex Stadium. A win over the Spurs would see them completing the league double for the first time in history.
- Tottenham Hotspur lost four consecutive defeats since the start of November, resulting in going down to from the top spot. However, the Spurs are now recovering and have lost just one of their last eight league games.
- At the start of the season, Brighton won their first two games away from home. But the Seagulls have won only one of their last nine away games in the Premier League, while they lost five and tied the remaining three.
Tottenham played a number of games without their skipper, Son Heung-min, due to his international duty in the Asia Cup. However, as South Korea have been eliminated from the tournament, Son has returned to the Spurs and should be available for the selection ahead of tomorrow’s clash. Former Brighton player Yves Bissouma has also returned from his international duty and is ready to meet his former club tomorrow.
But the Spurs will miss Giovanni Lo Celso due to his thigh injury, while Ryan Sessegnon and Manor Solomon are also unavailable due to their respective injury.
As for Brighton, Kaoru Mitoma has returned from international duty as Japan were eliminated from the Asia Cup. But Simon Adingra is still on international duty and will represent his country, Ivory Coast, in the final of the AFCON Cup. In addition, Brighton will miss the service of Julio Enciso, Solly March, Joel Veltman, and James Milner due to their respective injury.
Possible Lineup for Tottenham:
Vicario; Porro, Romero, Van de Ven, Udogie; Sarr, Hojbjerg; Kulusevski, Maddison, Son; Richarlison
Possible Lineup for Brighton:
Verbruggen; Van Hecke, Igor, Dunk; Hinshelwood, Gross, Gilmour, Lamptey; Buonanotte, Pedro; Ferguson
Prediction: Tottenham 2-1 Brighton
With the return of Son, Tottenham Hotspur got a massive boost ahead of the match. The combination between Son and Maddison was fantastic at the start of the season. In addition, Richarlison has got his prime form back and has been scoring goals regularly. Therefore we expect Tottenham to win this match against Brighton.
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