Tottenham vs Brighton: Match Preview

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Tottenham Hotspur will play Brighton & Hove Albion in their next Premier League fixture. A win will help Spurs get three points clear of Chelsea.

Spurs lost their last game against Manchester City by 1-0 in the Premier League. Although Pochettino’s side progressed to UEFA Champions League semi-finals by beating Man City in the quarter-finals.

Brighton drew their last game away at Wolves by 0-0. A game that was labelled by many to be “boring”. But Brighton got an important point that they needed at Wolves.

Form

Tottenham Hotspur – WWWLL

Spurs have won three of their last five games and lost two. Both of the defeats came against Manchester City. Even without Harry Kane Spurs has done extremely well lately. They have put in some good performance in recent weeks. Son has been their star player in the last few weeks.

Brighton & Hove Albion – LLLLD

Chris Hughton’s side earned an important point against Wolves last time out. The draw ended Brighton’s run of four games without any points. They have had some tough results in recent weeks. Brighton is three points cleared of Cardiff City who occupies the last relegation spot.

Injury/Suspension

Tottenham Hotspur

Serge Aurier, Harry Kane and Harry Winks have all been ruled out due to injury. While Moussa Sissoko and Hugo Lloris are also doubtful due to minor issues.

Brighton & Hove Albion

Davy Propper will miss the trip to London due to injury. Anthony Knockaert will be suspended for the game as it will be the last game of his three-match ban.

Probable Lineup

Tottenham Hotspur

Formation: 4-3-1-2

Gazzaniga; Trippier, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Rose; Dier, Wanyama, Skipp; Eriksen; Llorente, Son.

Brighton & Hove Albion

Formation: 4-4-1-1

Ryan; Montoya, Duffy, Dunk, Bernardo; March, Kayal, Stephens, Locadia; Grobb; Murray.

Stadium

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Tottenham

Possible Outcome

Brighton will visit Tottenham with only one plan. To get a point. They are going to sit deep and fight for a point. A point against Spurs will be extremely important for Brighton.

Pochettino would be prepared for Brighton’s game plan. Spurs will make use of Eriksen’s creativity and Son’s speed. They are in desperate need for points and probably need them more than Brighton.

We expect Tottenham to get a narrow win against Brighton.

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