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PREVIEW: BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION (A)

4 April 2018

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David Wagner’s side travels over 250 miles south this weekend to face Brighton & Hove Albion at the AMEX Stadium.

As the Premier League season begins to draw to a close, Town sits just three points and places behind the Seagulls in the table.

The Terriers, however, are yet to win at Brighton & Hove Albion’s AMEX Stadium losing three and drawing two.

Town’s last victory against the South Coast Club came in 2011 in BHA’s final game at the Withdean Stadium. Danny Ward scored a last-minute winner to earn the Terriers all three points.

David Wagner’s side has been victorious in the last two meetings between the clubs, winning 3-1 and 2-0 at the John Smith’s Stadium. A first half brace from Steve Mounié secured with win for Town in the first ever Premier League meeting between the two sides.

Brighton & Hove Albion come into the match off the back of a 2-0 defeat to Leicester City – the Club’s first defeat at the AMEX Stadium in four games.

This weekend’s visitors have the eighth best home record in the league winning 24 points from 16 games.

FANTASY PREMIER LEAGUE – FORM

Mathew Ryan

Form: 4.0

The goalkeeper has kept eight clean sheets so far this season, the last coming in a 0-0 draw against Newcastle United at St. James’ Park. The Australian international has also saved two penalties in the Club’s last five Premier League matches.

Pascal Groß

Form: 2.0

Pascal Groß has been key for Chris Hughton’s side so far this season being directly involved in 13 goals this season (five goals and eight assists). The attacking midfielder has set-up three goals for his teammates in the Club’s last six games.

Davy Pröpper

Form: 2.0

The Dutch international has contributed to three assists so far this season and has been ever present for the Seagulls. The midfielder averages 41 passes per game and has a tackle success rate of 58%.

Brighton & Hove Albion’s Last Premier League XI vs Leicester City (4-2-3-1)

GK: Mat Ryan

LB: Gaëtan Bong
CB: Shane Duffy
CB: Lewis Dunk
RB: Ezequiel Schelotto

CM: Davy Pröpper
CM: Beram Kayal

LW: José Izquierdo
CAM: Pascal Groß
RW: Jürgen Locadia

ST: Glenn Murray

Team News – Brighton & Hove Albion

Chris Hughton is without five players for this weekend’s match; four of those are through injury, whilst attacking midfielder Anthony Knockaert is suspended after being sent off in the Club’s defeat to Everton.

FPL Injury Table

Dale Stephens (Knock, 75%), Steve Sidwell (Back injury, unknown), Jiri Skalak (Ankle injury, unknown), Izzy Brown (Knee injury, unknown)

Team News - Huddersfield Town

David Wagner will address the press on Friday ahead of the Brighton & Hove Albion match to give updates on the latest team news ahead of the clash at the AMEX Stadium.

Earlier this week it was confirmed that Elias Kachunga has been ruled out for the remainder of the season after suffering an ankle injury against Newcastle United.

FPL Injury Table

Elias Kachunga (Ankle), Danny Williams (Ankle), Michael Hefele (Knee)

Kit

Town will be wearing its alternative red and black flash kit at the AMEX Stadium this weekend.

Supporters Information

Are you travelling to the AMEX Stadium? CLICK HERE to see the visiting supporters Fan Guide!

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