BHAFC v SWFC (8/3/16) | Preview

Brighton return home on Tuesday, after a tough game on Saturday in Lancashire; they welcome a Sheffield Wednesday side who have suffered a dip in form recently after going 7 games unbeaten. 

Sheff Wed News;

Wednesday will be without Fernando Forestieri as he completes a 2 match ban, but Sam Hutchinson is expect to be back alongside Liam Palmer and Joe Bennett. Forestieri is the leading Owls scorer with 12, with Gary Hooper marginally behind him with 10.

FACT; The Owls have only won 4 out of their 17 games on the road.

Brighton News;

There is no new injury concerns for Chris Hughton to worry about, just Uwe Hunemeier and Kazenga LuaLua who are still out, but will likely make changes to the side that drew at Preston. Tomer Hemed is the leading Albion scorer with 11, with Bobby Zamora behind him on 7.

FACT; Brighton have won 12 of their 17 home games, scoring 27 goals and only conceding 15.

Earlier In The Season: SWFC [0]-[0] BHAFC (3/11/16);

It was a tough game earlier in the season at Hillsbrough, but it ended in a 0-0 draw, with both defences on top. Expect more of the same again.

H-2-H;

In the 15 games played between the 2 Brighton have won 3, with Wednesday winning 6. Brighton haven’t beaten the Owls since September 2013, and have since lost 3 and drew 3 while only scoring 2 goals in that time. The previous 2 games have finished 0-0, but with both teams in good goal-scoring form and wanting to cement their position in the table, there might be a few goals in the game.

Likely Line-Up;

Stockdale;

Bruno, Goldson, Dunk, Rosenior;

Knockaert, Sidwell, Kayal, Skalak;

Baldock, Hemed;

Prediction;

Brighton 1-0 Sheff Wed

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