Brighton v Watford: match preview

Brighton v Watford: match preview

Brighton and Watford pulled out perfect starts against tricky opposition and will be keen to start an early hot streak at the Amex Stadium. Graham Potter’s sider appear the better bet to do so as they are on a strong run – a positive result against Watford will make them six games unbeaten at home and equal their Premier League record. Xisco Muñoz has an ace in the hole with Ismaïla Sarr, though. The winger wreaked havoc in the Championship last season and will likely cause Brighton significant stress in defence. Graham Searles

Saturday 5.30pm Sky Sports Premier League

Venue Amex Stadium

Last season n/a

Referee Anthony Taylor

This season G1 Y3 R0 3 cards/game

Odds H 13-17 A 5-1 D 13-5

BRIGHTON
Subs from Steele, Walton, Connolly, Karbownik, Andone, Lallana, Tau, Zeqiri, Dunk, Moder, Duffy, Mac Allister, Sarmiento

Doubtful None

Injured Veltman (self-isolating, 28 Aug), Lamptey (hamstring, Sep), Welbeck (hamstring, Sep), Burn (knee, unknown), Caicedo (knee, unknown), Scherpen (ankle, unknown)

Suspended None

Discipline Y1 R0

Form W

Leading scorers Mac Allister, Maupay 1

WATFORD
Subs from Foster, Elliot, Ngakia, Deeney, Gosling, Fletcher, Gray, Hughes, Quina, Success, Sierralta, Pollock, Baah, Hungbo, Perica, Hernández, Femenía, Rose, Louza, Tufan, King

Doubtful King (groin), Kucka (hamstring)

Injured Chalobah (ill, 28 Aug), João Pedro (knee, unknown)

Suspended None

Discipline Y3 R0

Form W

Leading scorers Dennis, Hernández, Sarr 1

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