Burnley vs Brighton Prediction: Team to Win, Form, News and more 13/04/2024

Here is our prediction for the upcoming Premier League match between Burnley and Brighton on Saturday, April 13th 2024.

 
10:58am on Friday 12th April 2024
By
Jake Skudder

As Burnley prepares to host Brighton at Turf Moor in a Premier League clash that could have significant implications for both teams, fans and analysts alike are eagerly anticipating the outcome.

Currently languishing in 19th place, Burnley is facing a dire battle for survival, six points adrift of safety with only a handful of games remaining.

Team News

Burnley Team News

Burnley's squad depth is tested with several key players sidelined through injury, including Nathan Redmond.

Further compounding their woes, Dara O'Shea faces suspension, likely necessitating a shuffle in the starting lineup.

Despite these challenges, the Clarets' fighting spirit remains undiminished, as they look to secure crucial points in their relegation battle.

Brighton Team News

Brighton's injury list is similarly concerning, with key contributors such as Solly March and Kaoru Mitoma out of action.

This has limited De Zerbi's options, forcing him to seek alternative solutions to maintain the team's competitiveness.

Key Players

Burnley's Key Players

For Burnley, David Datro Fofana and young sensation Wilson Odobert will be pivotal in their pursuit of goals, with their energy and creativity crucial against a Brighton defence that has shown vulnerability on the road.

21 yrs - ST (C) - Burnley
N/A
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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747
Played matches
10
4
1
Shots P90
1.93
Shots On target P90
1.08
Successful passing %
68%
Final third passes P90
7.71

Brighton's Key Players

Brighton will lean on the prowess of Joao Pedro, whose potential inclusion in the starting lineup could inject much-needed dynamism into their attacking play.

His link-up with experienced striker Danny Welbeck could pose a significant threat to Burnley's defensive arrangements.

33 yrs - S, AM (C) - Brighton
72
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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1218
Played matches
22
4
1
Shots P90
2.07
Shots On target P90
0.89
Successful passing %
84%
Final third passes P90
10.34

Scoreline Prediction

Given both teams' current form and the pressures they face, a tightly contested match is anticipated.

Burnley's desperate need for points to escape relegation collides with Brighton's quest to return to winning ways.

However, the resilience of both squads suggests a stalemate might be the most likely outcome, with a 1-1 draw the plausible scenario we're predicting.

For all of the analysis of Burnley vs Brighton as it happens live, check out our Preview and Live Update page for the game.

FAQs

What time does the match start? The match kicks off at 3 pm UK time on April 13, 2024.

Where is the match being played? The match will take place at Turf Moor, Burnley's home ground.

Which team is currently higher in the Premier League table? Brighton is higher, sitting in 10th place, while Burnley is in 19th position.

Are there any key players missing for either side? Both teams are dealing with significant injuries, with Burnley missing Nathan Redmond among others, and Brighton without Solly March and Kaoru Mitoma.

What was the outcome of the reverse fixture this season? The teams shared the points in a 1-1 draw earlier this season.

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