Manchester City vs Brighton Prediction, Rise & Maintain Excellence at the Top of the Standings! –

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Manchester City vs Brighton Prediction, Rise & Maintain Excellence at the Top of the Standings!

Manchester City will try to maintain their position at the top of the standings from the pursuit of Liverpool when they host Brighton in the Premier League match on Thursday (21/4) early morning WIB at the Etihad stadium.

Crazy Ball – Pep Guardiola will probably regret his decision to park Ederson Moraes and start Zack Steffen in their FA Cup semi-final against Liverpool as the USA keeper made a number of mistakes to leave his side 3-0 down at half-time against The Reds before finally goals from Jack Grealish and Bernardo Silva in the second half managed to reduce the score for the defeat for The Citizens.

That means Manchester City are now without a win in their last three matches in all competitions although they currently lead the Premier League table by a narrow one-point advantage over second-placed Liverpool after playing the same 31 comparisons.

Brighton, meanwhile, showed they are the rulers of North London after two straight wins over the capital giants, first beating Arsenal 1-2 at the Emirates Stadium before humiliating Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium.

The result makes The Seagulls are currently 10th in the Premier League standings after winning nine, drawing 13 and losing 10 of their 32 games to secure 40 points, the same number as Leicester City in ninth but only one point from two. team under them.

Meeting Record

Manchester City have never lost at home to Brighton in the league, with The Seagulls lost eight of their nine Premier League games against Manchester City.

Team News

Kevin De Bruyne and Ilkay Gundogan were on the bench against Liverpool and remain doubts here. Kyle Walker and Cole Palmer injured.

Jakub Moder is out for the hosts through injury while Yves Bissouma is suspended. Shane Duffy and Steven Alzate are doubts.

Player Estimate

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson Moraes; Joao Cancelo, Ruben Dias, Aymeric Laporte, Oleksandr Zinchenko; Ilkay Gundogan, Rodri, Bernardo Silva; Riyad Mahrez, Raheem Sterling, Jack Grealish

Brighton XI (3-5-1-1): Robert Sanchez; Joel Veltman, Lewis Dunk, Marc Cucurella; Tariq Lamptey, Enock Mwepu, Adam Lallana, Pasca Gross, Leandro Trossard; Alexis Mac Allister; Danny Welbeck


Manchester City have an outstanding record against their rivals having won nine of their last 10 matches against Brighton in all competitions and kept a clean sheet in their last four home games against The Seagulls.

Manchester City need to bounce back from their FA Cup semi-final loss to Liverpool and will look to maintain their lead at the top of the table with a win here, although Brighton’s recent good run remains to behold.

Score Prediction: Manchester City 2-0 Brighton

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