Cautious Liverpool Scrape Through with a 1-0 Win at Brighton

Cautious Liverpool Scrape Through with a 1-0 Win at Brighton

January has been a terrible month for Liverpool in the recent seasons and with two losses in last two games, one to Manchester City in the league and then to Wolves in the FA Cup, it seemed that the Reds were just following the annual pattern. However, Jurgen Klopp’s rested but depleted team managed to hold on to a narrow 1-0 win at Brighton today, stretching their lead over Manchester City back to seven points, at least for two days. …
Brighton vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Key Men & Prediction

Brighton vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Key Men & Prediction

After a good start to the season, Brighton have lost their last three matches. They are still sitting in 13th, but the Seagulls will have to start picking up points again soon or risk falling into the relegation battle. In those three matches, Brighton have scored only one goal. If they are to beat Arsenal, they'll likely need to score more than one. If they are unable to find their goalscoring boots, they'll struggle to get anything from this match. …
Brighton vs Chelsea Preview | Stats, Key Men and Team News

Brighton vs Chelsea Preview | Stats, Key Men and Team News

Chelsea are facing a difficult task on Saturday as they are travelling to take on Brighton at the Amex Stadium. The Seagulls are a much fiercer opposition when they are at home and they will be looking to cause an upset on Sunday. It is important that the visitors show a consistency in their performance after an excellent victory over Manchester City last weekend. Brighton have had a good start to the season and have established themselves in a strong …
VAR and the Law

VAR and the Law

In the aftermath of VAR’s shambolic outing in Tottenham’s FA Cup meeting with Rochdale in February, Mark Thompson (@EveryTeam_Mark) penned a thought-provoking piece on the need to look at the laws of the game in the same way as the laws of the land. It argued that the rules laid down by the FA are open-textured, and that different valid interpretations are possible within the broad ‘statutory’ limits. This is perfectly true – as the famous professor of jurisprudence H.L.A …
Liverpool Squeeze Out a Hard-Fought Win Against a Well-Organised Brighton

Liverpool Squeeze Out a Hard-Fought Win Against a Well-Organised Brighton

It was supposed to be an easy victory for Liverpool tonight. The Reds had not lost at Anfield in more than a season and they had not conceded even a single goal at home since February. As the game ended tonight, both those streaks remained unbroken, but just barely. Brighton and Hove Albion, fresh from the win against Manchester United, gave the Reds a great fight and in the end, it was only a single defensive error and a beautiful …
Liverpool Vs Brighton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool Vs Brighton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

In game week two of the Premier League, before their own team ground out a victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, one result would have given immense satisfaction to Liverpool fans – Brighton & Hove Albion’s win over Manchester United. Coming completely out of the blue, the upset handed a clear advantage to the Reds in what is expected to be a closely fought affair at the top of the table. Now, Liverpool have a chance of hosting the …
Brighton v Manchester United Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Brighton v Manchester United Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

On Sunday, Manchester United will play their first game away from home in 2018/19, and it's a trip to the seaside all the way to the South of England. Brighton and Hove Albion did incredibly well under Chris Hughton to manage survival last season but given the rising quality of the league including the newly promoted sides, it does look like the Seagulls, on paper, are once again set to be involved in a relegation scrap by April. If anything, …
The battle to avoid the drop is heating up, who will survive

The battle to avoid the drop is heating up, who will survive

With the title pretty much sewn up by Manchester City, there are two particularly interesting races that people are still keeping an eye on in England’s top league. Of course, the battle to finish in the top four is as close as ever with many teams vying for a shot at the big time of the Champions League. Manchester United seem secure in second but below them, it is very close and quite hard to tell who is going to …
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