Manchester City vs Brighton
England- Premier League
Date: Wednesday, 20 April 2022
Kick off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Etihad Stadium (Manchester)
Manchester City’s run in the FA Cup has come to a stop with the loss in the last match against Liverpool. The match was an exciting one with Manchester City looking to equalize even in the last minutes of the match. However,City failed to overtake Liverpool’s three-goal lead, recording a 2-3 loss for the team.
Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City has their hopes in retaining the Premier League cup this season. They are only one-point ahead of Liverpool in the league table and will look to gain the three-points in the upcoming matches and stay in the lead. Currently, The Citizens are unbeaten in their last three matches and have lost in only one of the last ten matches.
Brighton and Hove Albion seem to be better in their form in the recent matches. However, they are inconsistent with their form, resulting in their form dropping suddenly, leading to cold streaks. Currently, the team stands tenth on the league table and has got 40 points to their name from the matches so far.
Brighton had a narrow win in their last match against Tottenham. Brighton’s last-minute goal gave the team the much-needed lead, ending the match with 0-1 FT score.
Manchester City vs Brighton Head-to-Head
- The last h2h ended in a win for City with 1-4 FT score.
- Brighton has secured a win only once against Manchester City from all the h2h matches.
- Four of the last five h2h has ended with over 2.5 goals.
Manchester City vs Brighton Prediction
Manchester City is on top form in their league matches. With the FA Cup out of their hands, they will hope to secure the win in this match to gain the much-needed lead in the point table. Brighton and Hove will have a hard time when they face City in this match.
Citizens have satisfied their supporter with well-played matches in their home ground. They have lost in only two of the home matches in this season’s league games. Brighton, on the other hand, has got more draws in their away matches than both wins and losses.
Kevin De Bruyne has played pretty well in City’s recent matches, scoring four goals in the last five games and can be expected to score in this match as well. With the team on top form, they can be expected to end the match with a clean sheet and score above 1.5 goals in the match as well.