BAFC v BHAFC (17/9/16) | Match Preview

After inflicting Huddersfield’s first defeat of the season on Tuesday, Brighton will be looking to pick up another 3 points away to Burton Albion.

Burton Albion News;

Burton Albion could name development squad players on their bench with numerous injuries and suspensions. Kyle McFazdean and Ben Turner are suspended for the game while Ton Flanagan, Lucas Akins, Stuart Beavon, Damian McCrory and John Mousinho are all carrying injuries and may not feature; Chris O’Grady can’t feature against his parent club. Jackson Irvine is Albion’s top scorer with 4 goals.

Form; W, D, L, W, D, D

FACT; Burton have scored in every game so far this season.

Brighton News;

Kazenga LuaLua will be out for 6 weeks after suffering a setback from his knee operation, along with long-term absentees Richie Towell and Liam Rosenior. Solly March is booked in for the u23 side as he regains his fitness, otherwise Chris Hughton has a full squad to choose from. Anthony Knockaert’s goal on Tuesday means he is now the top scorer for the Seagulls with 4 goals.

Form; W, D, W, L, L, W

FACT; Brighton have failed to win any of their last 4 away games, after a run of four successive away wins.

Last Time We Met: BAFC [0]-[3] BHAFC (24/9/14);

Brighton won the meeting between the 2 in the Capital One Cup. Goals from Rohan Ince, Craig Mackail-Smith and Kazenga LuaLua helped Albion progress to round 4. Inigo Calderon saw red late on in the game.

H-2-H;

Brighton have won the only meeting between the 2 sides two years ago

Likely Line-Up;

Stockdale;

Bruno, Duffy, Dunk, Bong;

Knockaert, Kayal, Stephens, Murphy;

Hemed, Murray;

Prediction;

Burton Albion 0-2 Brighton

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