Burnley – Brighton PREDICTION (26.07.2020)


Burnley – Brighton SOCCER PICKS

Burnley and Brighton & Hove Albion meet at Turf Moor, in a match for the 38 th round of the Premier League. The two teams tied (1‑1), on 14‑09‑2019, in the previous meeting for this edition of the league. The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 3 matches won 1 and tied 2. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 08‑12‑ 2018, for the Premier League, Burnley won by (1‑0). J. Tarkowski (40 ‘) scored the only goal of the match. Brighton & Hove Albion show considerable differences in their results at home and away, so the home factor may be decisive in this match.

Burnley :

The home team is currently in 10th position, with 39 points won, after 11 wins, 6 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Newcastle United, by (0‑0). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Tottenham Hotspur, by (1‑1). This is a team that presents similar results at home and away, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. In their last 10 home games for the championship, Burnley has won 4, tied 2 and lost 4, winning 14 points in 30 possible. In 29 matches in the competition, he suffered the first goal 14 times and only got 1 comeback. In the last 15 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have suffered 7 of their 19 goals between minutes (31’ ‑ 45 ‘).

Burnley enter this performance after a 0-2 win on the visit to Norwich, thus returning to wins after two consecutive draws for the Premier League: the team’s goals were scored by Chris Wood and Ben Godfrey (goal in own). In this match against Brighton, coach Sean Dyche usually plays in a 4-4-2, in which the two most advanced players will be Chris Wood and Jay Rodríguez: the first player mentioned is Burnley’s top scorer, with 13 goals annotated. The coach will not be able to count Cork, Barnes, Gibson and Mee, due to being injured.

Brighton & Hove Albion:

The visiting team is currently in 15th position, with 29 points won, after 6 wins, 11 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Crystal Palace by (0‑1). In the last match, they tied in an away match against Wolverhampton Wanderers, by (0‑0). This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 2 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. In their last 10 away matches for the championship, Brighton & Hove Albion have recorded 1 victory, 4 draws and 5 losses, so they have won 7 points in 30 possible. The team has conceded goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches, so it has not had much defensive strength, but its attack has scored regularly, since it has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 29 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 16 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Burnley comes to this match after a 0-0 home draw with Newcastle, thus adding the fourth consecutive game without losing in this English championship. The away team generally acts 4-3-3, favoring offensive transitions and channeling their attacks through the flanks. At the individual level we highlight striker Neal Maupay, the top scorer, with 10 goals scored. Outside this game are Izquierdo and Alzate, due to physical problems.

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