Ready to begin their debut Premier League campaign Brighton takes on Manchester City on Saturday afternoon. The game kicks off at 12:30 PM EST in Falmer Stadium, Brighton. NBC will be there to provide the TV coverage while the game can also be watched online live on FuboTV.
Manchester City is coming off impressive pre-season wins over Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur and would look forward to continuing their winning form. On the other hand, Brighton & Hove Albion will try to give it all for a win in club’s first-ever Premier League game.
Date and Time: August 12th, 2017 12:30 PM EST
Venue: Falmer Stadium, Brighton
TV: NBC (US)
Manager Chris Hughton has assured that his players will show no fear as they take on Manchester City today.
Brighton & Hove Albion will be without Sam Baldock due to a calf injury and Beram Kayal with a leg injury in their opening game.
It will interesting to see how young new signings Davy Propper, Markus Suttner, Izzy Brown, Pascal Gross, and Mathew Ryan stir the Seagulls.
Manager Pep Guardiola used three at the back to win two preseason clashes but Guardiola may not stick to the same formation for his team ‘s Premier League opener
Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva, and Leroy Sane will be taking care of the defensive lineup. Summer signings Ederson, Kyle Walker, Bernardo Silva, and Danilo may open their Manchester City career.
Starters Sergio Aguero and 20-year-old Gabriel Jesus are expected for a deadly combination.
Manchester City is all fit with exception of midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, who has suffered a knee injury and summer signing Benjamin Mendy.