ITFC v BHAFC (27/9/16) | Match Preview

A tough looking away game is in-store for the Seagulls as they travel to Ipswich; however they will be confident of picking up the win after 3 straight wins and clean sheets.

Ipswich News;

Ipswich will be with out Brett Pitman and Adam Webster for the visit of the Seagulls, but they will welcome back Grant Ward and Johnny Williams. Leon Best is set to start upfront for the Tractor Boys. The leading scorer for the East Anglian side is Ward with 4 goal, 3 of which came on the opening day of the season.

Form; D, W, L, W, D, L

FACT; They scored 4 on the opening day of the season, but have only managed to score the same amount in the other 8 games since.

Brighton News;

Brighton are without Gaetan Bong after he picked up a 5th yellow of the season on Saturday. Beram Kayal misses out too after picking up a knock during Saturday’s win. Glenn Murry’s brace against Barnsley means he is now the leading scorer for the Albion with 5 goals this season.

Form; L, L, W, W, L, W

FACT; Have kept the most clean sheets in the league so far this season (6).

Last Time We Met: BHAFC [0]-[1] ITFC (29/12/15);

Brighton’s good start to the season turned sour during the Christmas period, and Ipswich took full advantage of that, with a 1-0 win. A Daryl Murphy strike gave the visitors the win.

H-2-H;

Brighton have won 24 of the 68 games played between the 2 sides, with Ipswich winning 31 of them. Ipswich have won 4 of the last 6 games, and have kept a clean sheet in all of them, while the other 2 games have ended up in 3-2 victories for the Albion.

Likely Line-Up;

Stockdale;

Hunt, Duffy, Dunk, Bruno;

Knockaert, Stephens, Norwood, Skalak;

Hemed, Murray;

Prediction;

Ipswich 1-2 Brighton

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