Brighton are back in action in the 5th Round of the F.A Cup, where they face Coventry City at the AMEX Stadium.
Coventry Team News;
Coventry will be without Jack Grimmer and Michael Doyle through injury, while duo Kyel Reid is cup-tied and Jordan Maguire-Drew is ineligible against his parent club.
Last Time Out; CUFC 2-1 CCFC
Coventry lost their 3rd straight league game after a 2-1 loss at Colchester. Junior Ogedi-Uzokew’s penalty gave the home side the lead, before Tom Bayliss equalised for the Sky Blues. Mikael Mandron late strike snatched all 3 points for Colchester.
Top Scorer; Marc McNulty (14)
Form; W, W, W, L, L, L
FACT; Coventry have won 2 of their 3 meetings in the F.A Cup with Brighton.
Brighton Team News;
Brighton have only Steve Sidwell and Jiri Skalak on the injury list, while Jurgen Locadia will be getting his first start for the Seagulls.
Last Time Out; SCFC 1-1 BHAFC
Brighton were held to a 2nd consecutive away draw by Stoke; Jose Izquierdo put the Seagulls in front before Xherdan Shaqiri equalised. Charlie Adam missed a 90th minute penalty to win the game for the Potters.
Top Scorer; Glenn Murray (10)
Form; L, L, W, D, W, D
FACT; Brighton have lost just 2 of their last 15 home F.A Cup games; both defeats coming against Arsenal.
Last Time We Met: CCFC - BHAFC (31/12/11);
Brighton were defeated 2-0 away at Coventry; goals from Gary McSheffery and Lukas Jutkiewicz saw off the Seagulls
Brighton have won 27 of the 69 of the game played between the 2 sides, with Coventry winning 19. Brighton have won only once in the last 9 meetings, losing 4 times. The last meeting in the F.A Cup ended up with a Coventry in back in 2006.
Coventry Likely Line-Up;
Willis, McDonald, Hyam, Stokes;
Vicenti, Kelly, Doyle, Shipley;
Brighton Likely Line-Up;
Bruno, Goldson, Hunemeier, Suttner;
Knockaert, Kayal, Stephens, March;
Brighton 2-0 Coventry