_ap_ufes{"success":true,"siteUrl":"the4thofficial.net","urls":{"Home":"http://the4thofficial.net","Category":"http://the4thofficial.net/category/leagues/scottish-league/aberdeen/","Archive":"http://the4thofficial.net/2017/01/","Post":"http://the4thofficial.net/2017/01/crystal-palace-eyeing-move-sunderland-star-good-deal-big-sam/","Page":"http://the4thofficial.net/how-to-submit-an-article/","Attachment":"http://the4thofficial.net/?attachment_id=31394","Nav_menu_item":"http://the4thofficial.net/2016/10/fpl/","Wpcf7_contact_form":"http://the4thofficial.net/?post_type=wpcf7_contact_form&p=2192"}}_ap_ufee
BRIGHTON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 02:  Dale Stephens of Brighton & Hove Albion celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Burnley at Amex Stadium on April 2, 2016 in Brighton, England.  (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Predicted 4-4-2 Brighton & Hove Albion Lineup To Beat Fulham And Start The Year on A High

Prev1 of 2
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse

Another chance to leapfrog Newcastle United went begging for Brighton & Hove Albion when their game against Cardiff at the Amex was postponed due to fog. Not only was it frustrating, but as their manager, Chris Hughton pointed out, these piling up of the fixtures could have a huge impact later in their campaign.

Brighton & Hove Albion are currently on a brilliant 17-match unbeaten run and this frustration could take its toll on an extremely confident side in the upcoming matches. Re-arranging the visit is coinciding with the Seagulls’ FA Cup campaign at home to MK Dons next Saturday. That could be further rescheduled if either club makes progress to the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Newcastle United, for now, stay at the top of the Championship table with Brighton just one point behind them with one game in hand. Brighton visits Fulham on Monday which will undoubtedly be a tricky fixture.

Fulham started December with a bang, winning 5-0 at home against Reading. They went on to maintain an unbeaten streak throughout the month, winning 3 games and drawing 2. They currently lie 8th in the league with 36 points, 4 points below the play-off spots.

Predicted 4-4-2 Brighton & Hove Albion Lineup To Beat Fulham

Defence

Brighton, on the positive side, will have a full-strength side while others will have to rotate their squad for the closely-knit fixtures. Gaetan Bong and Bruno are expected to start on the defensive flanks with Shane Duffy and Lewis Dunk taking the central defensive role.

Brighton have kept the most number of clean sheets in the Championship this season (13), and the backline is expected to keep it that way against Fulham.

The return of Liam Rosenior will further add depth to the squad as they play an FA Cup game after this. Lewis Dunk is on 9 yellow cards and the last match’s postponement meant he will play in the difficult fixture against Fulham.

David Stockdale should continue to take his position under the bar.

Prev1 of 2
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse

Facebook Comments

comments

Share This Article

Tottenham Hotspur’s Individual Player Ratings From Their Dominant 4-1 Win Against Watford

Next Story »

Manchester United Vs Middlesbrough: A Marvellous Comeback To End A Mixed Year

T40 SCOUTING

  • Hoffenheim's forward Mark Uth and Dortmund's Spanish defender Marc Bartra vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match between TSG Hoffenheim and BVB Borussia Dortmund at the Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena in Sinsheim, southern Germany, on December 16, 2016. / AFP / Amelie QUERFURTH / RESTRICTIONS: DURING MATCH TIME: DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE TO 15 PICTURES PER MATCH AND FORBID IMAGE SEQUENCES TO SIMULATE VIDEO. == RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE == FOR FURTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT DFL DIRECTLY AT + 49 69 650050
        (Photo credit should read AMELIE QUERFURTH/AFP/Getty Images)

    Complete SWOT Analysis Of This Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur Transfer Target

    1 week ago

    German Bundesliga has always been the factory of producing fine talents who go on to become the superstars in due course of time. Many also attract interest ...

    Read More
  • Monaco's French midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko (R) vies with Caen's French-Beninese midfielder Jordan Adeoti (L) during the French L1 football match between Monaco (ASM) and Caen (SMC) on December 21, 2016 at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco. / AFP / VALERY HACHE        (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

    SWOT Analysis of Chelsea’s Latest Transfer Target: What Can This Youngster Offer?

    2 weeks ago

    After the 2015-16 season, which was handicapped by managerial ramifications, off-field tantrums and shambolic performances, Chelsea seems to be back in the groove. Antonio Conte’s appointment at ...

    Read More
  • FBL-GER-BUNDESLIGA-BAYERN-MUNICH-WOLFSBURG

    Complete SWOT Analysis Of This Chelsea And Arsenal Target: Does He Have The Mettle?

    3 weeks ago

    The January transfer window has kicked in and the clubs are planning and plotting for various transfers which can aid to their cause. Amidst the reports that ...

    Read More
  • MUNICH, GERMANY - AUGUST 06: Carlo Ancelotti (C), Mats Hummels (R) and Renato Sanches  of FC Bayern Munich pose before a a training session starts at Allianz Arena on August 6, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Marc Mueller/Bongarts/Getty Images)

    Report Card: How The Bayern Munich Newcomers Have Fared So Far?

    4 weeks ago

    Following the departure of Pep Guardiola, Bayern Munich appointed new manager Carlo Ancelotti as their new head coach in the summer. The Italian hinted about the quality ...

    Read More
  • DORTMUND, GERMANY - DECEMBER 20:  Ousmane Dembele of Borussia Dortmund in action during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and FC Augsburg at Signal Iduna Park on December 20, 2016 in Dortmund, Germany.  (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Bongarts/Getty Images)

    Is Dembele Turning Out To Be The Signing Of the Season At Borussia Dortmund?

    4 weeks ago

    Before the season started, there were growing insecurities over Borussia Dortmund. The enormously grown Ruhr-based club managed to sign a player, who was deemed as Europe’s best ...

    Read More