Manchester City aim to remain without a loss in their current run in the Premier League as they host Brighton & Hove Albion. Predictions and odds for this Manchester City versus Brighton & Hove Albion match to be played at Etihad Stadium are available.
City are also seeking to post a fourth straight league win aside from trying to stay unbeaten in their last eight fixtures. They last tasted defeat in Nov. 22, 2020 in a 2-0 setback at Tottenham Hotspur.
Pep Guardiola’s side launched their 2021 campaign by downing hosts Chelsea 3-0 following their 1-0 win at Southampton and 2-0 triumph at home over Newcastle United to end their 2020 drive.
After 15 games, City are up to fifth place with 29 points. They are four points behind 1-2 placers Liverpool and Manchester United, and three off third placers Leicester City.
Before facing Brighton, City dumped visiting old rivals Manchester United 2-0 to reach the League Cup final where they will battle Tottenham Hotspur to defend their title.
After beating United, City walloped Birmingham City 3-0 at Etihad Stadium to make it to the fourth round of the FA Cup. They are no unbeaten in their last 13 games in all competitions.
City played minus striker Sergio Aguero, who is in isolation after making contact with someone who has coronavirus.
Brighton currently occupy 17th place with 14 points after 17 games and are three points clear of the drop zone.
Graham Potter’s squad are bent to end an eight-game winless skid in the league. After losing 1-0 at home to Arsenal in their last game for 2020, the Seagulls were forced to a 3-3 draw at home against Wolverhampton Wanderers to kick off their 2021 campaign.
The five previous league matches for Brighton yielded four draws and two losses.
Prior to taking on City, Brighton won 4-3 on penalties (1-1 full-time) at League Two squad Newport County to barge into the fourth round of the FA Cup.
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