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Brighton & Hove Albion versus Crystal Palace

Brighton & Hove Albion head coach Graham Potter said he was “delighted” with his team’s performance during the Everton win

TEAM NEWS

Brighton & Hove Albion captain Lewis Dunk is making good progress in his recovery from a knee injury but remains unavailable.

Moises Caicedo has been recalled from a loan deal in Belgium and could be injured with Enock Mwepu and Yves Bissouma at the Africa Cup of Nations.

The Crystal Palace trio Wilfried Zaha, Jordan Ayew and Cheikhou Kouyate are also in action internationally.

James McArthur and James Tomkins are both out due to injuries.

Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder Alexis Mac Allister celebrates after his goal against EvertonMac Allister had scored a goal in 30 Premier League games prior to this season

GAME FACTS

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  • Brighton & Hove Albion have not won their last five Premier League games.
  • Palace was able to win three league games in a row for the first time in Brighton.
  • In their last three league games, there was a decisive goal in the 90th minute, with Albion drawing two and Crystal Palace one victory.

Brighton & Hove Albion

  • Brighton’s record of 27 points from 19 games is the joint highest at this stage in a high profile campaign that was last run in 1981-82.
  • You have won two of the last three league games after eleven games without a win.
  • The Seagulls have scored six goals in their last three league games – the same total as in their last 10 combined.
  • Brighton lost their first Premier League game to Bournemouth on a Friday, but remained undefeated in the following four, conceding a clean sheet each time.

Crystal palace

  • Crystal Palace’s only win in their last 11 away games in the Premier League was a 2-0 win at Manchester City in October (U3, L7).
  • The Eagles have lost their last three league games away from home without goals.
  • Palace have only won 26% of their points away from home this season.
  • You’ve never won a Premier League game, drawn three and lost four on a Friday.
  • Odsonne Edouard has scored two goals and provided three assists in his last four Premier League games, two more than in his first 13 games in the league.
  • Michael Olise has been a substitute for an unmatched five Premier League goals this season, scoring two goals and providing three assists.

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