Reasons for Brighton and Hove Albion vs Everton Tip
Brighton and Hove Albion started producing some weak performances. Meanwhile, After two straight victories, Everton began underachieving again. So we might say that this game is going to be very important for both sides. Whichever team loses will be in big trouble. And really close to the relegation zone, which is more important. That is maybe something expected for the hosts, but on the other hand, nobody could predict that Everton would be in such a mess.
Brighton and Hove Albion Preview
The Seagulls had one victory and three defeats in previous 4 matches. We have seen a declining of the form for the hosts. They still prefer tactical and hard games without many goals. Most recent 3 meetings finished without both teams to score and under 2.5 goals. But the encouraging fact is that they have 3 straight wins at home. In two of them, Brighton kept the clean sheets and in total conceded only once. At the moment they have two significant players out for this match. Davy Propper picked up an injury during the international break, and Tomer Hemed got suspended. Steve Sidwell, Beram Kayal, and Sam Baldock will also be ineligible for this match.
Again after a short period of solid performances, the Toffees went back to the old habits. They have shocked the fans at Goodison Park in the Europa League clash against Apollon Limassol, 2-2, and afterward lost the whole prey against Burnley, 0-1. Nobody can describe what’s wrong with the club from Liverpool. Some rumors have been issued that the atmosphere in the locker room is extremely bad. It seems that Wayne Rooney and Ronald Koeman had a little bit of a verbal encounter. Unlike during the opening part of the season, Everton produced events with many goals. 6 of the most recent 7 ended with over 2.5 goals. However, 6 of 8 completed without both teams to score. There are no changes on the injury list among the Toffees. Ross Barkley, Seamus Coleman, James McCarty, Yannick Bolasie, all of them will be out of the picture for this one.
Brighton and Hove Albion vs Everton Head to Head
There haven’t been any matches in the recent history between these two sides. The last one took place in 1983 and Everton had more success away from home 2-1.
Meanwhile, coach Chris Hughton had 5 clashes against the Toffees, and he lost only one.
Brighton and Hove Albion vs Everton Prediction and Betting Tips
This might be the last game for Ronald Koeman as the coach of Everton. We are sure that the pressure on the Dutch manager is tremendous at the moment. It is undoubtedly going to affect his tactics regarding this event. No more than two goals will be seen here, because of the defensive approach from both sides.
Also, we would back of the hosts in this game. It might be pretty odd to you, but we believe that Brighton has a better chemistry on the field and that the seagulls will use the current turbulence of their rivals.