English Premier League Cardiff City versus Brighton Preview
English Premier League Cardiff City versus Brighton Preview, Brighton will travel to the Cardiff City Stadium for a Premier League clash against. The visitors have been in good form lately and look set to secure a win in Wales.
Cardiff City FC
Joe Ralls is available again after suspension but may find he misses out anyway, with Aron Gunnarsson having returned in the middle and Harry Arter also back from missing one match through injury.
Neil Warnock’s team have had a torrid campaign so far having claimed just one win in 11 matches. They have suffered eight defeats in that run and are second from bottom on the table with just five points.
Cardiff have won just one of 12 competitive matches this season, beating fellow newly-promoted side Fulham 4-2 last month. Cardiff have struggled for goals this season leading to right back Callum Paterson being converted to a striker. The 24-year-old has scored two goals since he started playing up front and should continue in attack alongside Bobby Reid and Josh Murphy.
Brighton & Hove Albion FC
The Seagulls failed to make it four wins from as many matches as they were beaten 3-1 by Everton last time out. Lewis Dunk got their only goal in the 33rd minute as they struggled to cope with the superior firepower of the Toffees.
Sports betting Malaysia believes the likes of Bruno, Jose Izquierdo and Alireza Jahanbakhsh enjoying runs in the team. Glenn Murray, the veteran striker will keep Cardiff’s big centre-halves busy as he looks to add to a tally that already shows six goals for the season.
Cardiff City versus Brighton Expectation
There have been 29 previous matches involving Cardiff City and Brighton with the Welsh club leading the head-to-head by 10 wins to six. Recent meetings have been much closer with each team claiming one win apiece in their last six fixtures. This is the first Premier League meeting between them, there have been recent matches at Championship level between the two – the most recent, in January 2017, seeing Tomer Hemed scored the only goal in a 1-0 Brighton win.
Paterson will be the man to watch for Cardiff on Saturday as he continues his spell as in attack. The 24-year-old is still coming to terms with his new position and could be in for a rough time against Lewis Dunk and Shane Duffy.
Brighton will look to Murray to provide the goals at the Cardiff City Stadium. The 35-year-old has scored six times in 11 matches and will be confident of getting past the Cardiff backline that has been breached 24 times already this season.
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