Brighton hope to maintain their place in the top four of the Premier League when they host Tottenham this weekend.
Roberto De Zerbi takes charge of his first match at the Amex Stadium after his side impressed in a 3-3 draw at Liverpool.
The Seagulls welcome back Spurs, who had their unbeaten start to the season ended by Arsenal last week.
Leandro Trossard scored a hat-trick at Anfield and will be keen to continue his form on Saturday.
However, it will be a tall order against Antonio Conte’s side, who will have Harry Kane leading the line after he became the first player to score 100 away goals in the top flight last week.
Brighton vs Tottenham: How to follow
This Premier League clash will take place on Saturday, October 8.
The match at the Amex Stadium will begin at 5:30 p.m.
It will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League with coverage from 5pm.
Sky customers can stream the game live on the Sky Go app, which can be accessed from mobile or tablet devices.
talkSPORT will have live updates on all the action throughout the day.
To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 via the website, click HERE for the live stream. You can also listen through the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, through your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.
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Brighton vs Tottenham: team news
Midfielder Enock Mwepu missed last weekend after returning early from international duty due to illness and remains a doubt.
Jakub Moder is also out as he continues his recovery from a long-term knee injury.
Spurs will be without Dejan Kulusevski after Conte was unsure when he will be available again following a hit.
Emerson Royal is suspended following his red card in the North London derby and Lucas Moura is expected to remain on the sidelines.
Brighton vs Tottenham: What has been said?
Brighton’s Adam Lallana has spoken out about the threat of playing Tottenham despite his lackluster midweek performance against Frankfurt.
He said: “Every time I’ve watched Spurs this season, they’ve been brilliant and effective.
“Although they have gone blank [on Tuesday]and against Sporting in their last game of the group stage, as long as they create chances, that’s all that matters.
“There will be no panic stations yet.”
Brighton vs Tottenham: match details
- Harry Kane has scored five goals in his last seven Premier League games against Brighton, including three of four at the Amex Stadium.
- Leandro Trossard has scored five goals in seven Premier League games for Brighton this season, including a hat-trick at Liverpool last time out. Only in 2021-22 (8) has the Belgian scored more in a single Premier League campaign, as he seeks to score in three successive games in the competition for the first time.
- Roberto De Zerbi faced Spurs boss Antonio Conte four times during his time in Serie A but never finished on the winning side against him (D1 L3).
- No team has used fewer different players in the Premier League this season than Brighton (19), while the Seagulls have also made fewer changes to their starting XI than any other team this term (4).
- Tottenham have conceded 127 shots in their eight Premier League games so far this season – their average of 15.9 shots per game is the highest recorded in a single campaign (since 2003-04).
- Only Everton (7) have conceded fewer Premier League goals than Brighton (8) this season, while only Manchester City (5.6) and Arsenal (6.9) have fewer total expected goals than of the Seagulls (7.9).
- Tottenham’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season ended with a 3-1 loss to Arsenal last time out. They have not lost consecutive away league games since September 2021, which included a 3-1 loss to Arsenal.
- After a four-game losing streak in the local league in February/March, Brighton are unbeaten in their last seven at Amex Stadium (W4 D3). They are looking to win three successive home league games for the first time since November 2019, a run that included a 3-0 victory over Spurs.
- Having won 2-0 at Brighton and Hove Albion in March, Spurs are seeking consecutive top-flight wins at the Seagulls for the first time since a run of three between 1980 and 1982.
- Brighton have won two of their last three Premier League games against Tottenham Hotspur (L1), one more than in their first seven games against them in the combined competition (W1 D1 L5).
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