AFC Bournemouth and Brighton & Hove Albion measure forces at Vitality Stadium, in a match for the 24th round of the Premier League. In the last direct showdown for this edition of the league, on 28-12-2019, the Brighton & Hove Albion won at home by (2‑0). In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat in the last 4 games. However, the last time these two teams played a game at this stadium was on 05-01-2019, in a FA Cup match that ended Brighton & Hove Albion’s victory by (1-3). The goals of the match were scored by M. Pugh (55 ‘), for AFC Bournemouth, and A. Knockaert (31′), Y. Bissouma (34 ‘) and F. Andone (64’), for Brighton & Hove Albion .
Bournemouth AFC :
After 5 wins, 5 draws and 13 losses, the home team is currently in 19th place, with 20 points won. In their last game, they lost with Norwich City out by (1‑0), after in the previous match they lost by (0‑3) at home, in a match against Watford. For the championship, the AFC Bournemouth conquered 9 points in 30 possible, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 games he played in his stadium. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, and his attack has not been very effective, since he did not score goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 23 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 13 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 11 home games for this competition: he suffered 6 of his 17 goals between the minutes (31′-45 ‘).
Bournemouth AFC comes to this unmotivated game, after adding another defeat, the fourth in a row, this time against Norwich, 1-0. We emphasize that the home team won only 2 of the 11 games in its stadium. In this match against Brighton, coach Eddie Howe will once again have to align his team in a 4-3-3, in which Fraser, Harry Wilson and Callum Wilson will occupy the most advanced positions. The second athlete mentioned stands out in this team, with 6 goals scored. For this game, the coach cannot count on Steve Cook, suspended, in addition to Brooks, Daniels and Stanislas, due to physical problems.
Brighton & Hove Albion :
The visiting team is currently in the 14th position, with 25 points won, after 6 wins, 7 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out against Everton by (1‑0). In the last game, he tied at home against Aston Villa by (1‑1). For the championship, Brighton & Hove Albion conquered 5 points in 30 possible, after 1 win, 2 draws and 7 losses in the last 10 games he played as a visitor. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 23 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 11 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Brighton & Hove Albion comes to this match with a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa, adding the third consecutive game without winning in the English championship: Trossard scored the team’s only goal. For playing away from home, coach Graham Potter must present a more defensive team, waiting for the opponent in his defensive midfield. Striker Neal Maupay stands out so far, a player who scored 7 goals in the competition. For this game, the coach cannot count on Kayal, Daniel Burn and Izquierdo, all injured.