Brighton v Leeds live commentary and squad news confirmed: Graham Potter and Marcelo Bielsa look to return to winning streak after Premier League defeats | News Today

Brighton v Leeds live commentary and squad news confirmed: Graham Potter and Marcelo Bielsa look to return to winning streak after Premier League defeats

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Brighton and Leeds will both seek to find their way back to victory when they face off in the Premier League this weekend.

The Seagulls started the season with a bang with four wins in their first five games, but are now on a seven-game streak without three points.

Trossard and Raphinha to face off in Brighton clash with Leeds

Meanwhile, Leeds have won only twice throughout the season and last Sunday’s 2-1 loss to Tottenham left them just one place above the relegation zone.

Brighton vs Leeds: live commentary

This Premier League clash will take place on Saturday 27 November at Amex Stadium with a UK kick-off time at 5.30pm.

Coverage will begin from 5pm with Lynsey Hipgrave on presentation features.

Comments will then come from Clive Tyldesley and former West Ham, Portsmouth and Leicester striker David Connolly.

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Dan James scored his first Leeds goal against Spurs but it wasn't enough

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Dan James scored his first Leeds goal against Spurs but it wasn’t enough

Brighton vs Leeds: team news

Brighton: Sanchez, Lamptey, Cucurella, Webster, Dunk, Bissouma, Maupay, Trossard, Gross, Moder, Veltman

Subtitles: Steele, MacAllister, Mwepu, Lallana, March, Duffy, Locadia, Richards, Sarmiento

Leeds United: Meslier, Dallas, Llorente, Cooper, Firpo, Phillips, Forshaw, Raphinha, James, Harrison, Rodrigo

Subtitles: Klaesson, Struijk, Cresswell, Shackleton, McCarron, Jenkins, Klich, Roberts, Gelhardt

Phillips should be good to face Brighton

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Phillips should be good to face Brighton

Brighton vs Leeds: facts about the game

  • Brighton have won eight of their last nine league games against Leeds (L1), securing a brace against Whites in the Premier League last season.
  • Leeds have lost their last five away league games against Brighton without scoring a goal, while their last away victory against the Seagulls dates back to November 2009 in League One (3-0).
  • Having won four of their first five Premier League games this season, Brighton are now winless in their last seven (D5 L2) – only bottom Newcastle (12) are on a current run longer without a win than the Seagulls .
  • In their first eight Premier League games this season, Brighton have conceded just five goals (0.6 per game) and have faced just 21 shots on target (2.6 per game). In their last four games, the Seagulls have conceded nine goals (2.3 per game) and have faced 23 shots on target (5.8 per game).
  • Only Burnley (14) and Newcastle (12) have lost more points than Leeds (10) in the Premier League this season. That’s four points more than the Whites lost over the whole of last season (6).
  • Leeds have scored the highest percentage of their out-of-box goals in the Premier League this season, with five of their 12 goals from distance (42%). Meanwhile, the Whites are one of only two teams (along with Chelsea) to have yet to concede a goal from outside the box this quarter.
  • Leeds have only converted 6.9% of their Premier League shots this season (12 goals from 175 shots) – only Norwich (5.8%) have a lower shot conversion rate than the team of Marcelo Bielsa this season.
  • Brighton’s Neal Maupay has scored four goals in his six league appearances against Leeds, more than he has scored against any other team in the English Football League.
  • Since his debut for the club in October 2020, Leeds have won 45% of their Premier League games in which Raphinha has played (18/40), but have not won any of their six appearances when the Brazilian was absent (D2 L4).
  • Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa has won 65% of his Premier League games against English managers (13/20), compared to just 23% against managers from everywhere except England (7/30).

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