Gut Feelings: Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester City


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Predictions for the match in opposition to the Seagulls.

Manchester City are taking the Premier League title on tour. The lads have two matches remaining, each away from the Etihad. First up is Brighton & Hove Albion. The Seagulls need to lock of their Europa League spot having assured themselves of European soccer for the primary time in membership historical past. The City Collective have introduced forth their predictions for the match on the AmEx Stadium. Manc Pete leads us out of the tunnel.

Manc Pete – (@Inuisibilem) – Bitter and Blue

With City topped champions and Brighton qualifying for Europe, the stress is off either side on Wednesday. Its simply in addition to Brighton are a superb aspect and I’d have been fearful if we wanted to go and win.

However they will each play with freedom and that ought to make for an attention-grabbing recreation. I feel a 2-2 draw may be very seemingly, however I’ve to go for a City win, as a result of its City.

Brighton 2-3 Manchester City (I’m additionally claiming 2-2 if that’s the way it finishes).

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Dillon Meehan – (@IVIeehan) – City Report

With the title wrapped up, and with Brighton basically being assured a Europa League spot, I anticipate the sport to lack the depth of what we’d anticipate on the AmEx. I feel Pep will play a closely rotated squad as soon as extra, giving his starters some a lot wanted relaxation earlier than in all probability taking part in most of them in opposition to Brentford to get again into rhythm. Brighton are clearly a top quality aspect, however they’ve been a little bit inconsistent the previous few weeks and I anticipate City to get the job carried out.

Brighton 1-4 Manchester City

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Adam Marrett – (@AdamAdammarrett) – Man City Sq.

I’m trying ahead to this one, I’ve immense respect for Brighton and the best way they go about and for his or her supervisor Roberto De Zerbi.This must be a enjoyable recreation, particularly that the league is determined and Brighton have secured European soccer, so I’m anticipating some objectives right here and a few nice soccer to observe.

As for us, I’m anticipating a few of our greatest gamers to return after being rested in opposition to Chelsea. It will be good to see Phillips begin once more, to proceed his kind proven in opposition to Chelsea and if he can do it in opposition to higher opposition for us. I feel there’s potential for Phillips to kick on subsequent season so the extra minutes for him the higher. As for the remainder of the road up I’d say anybody needing a relaxation will get one however a eye firmly on the upcoming cup finals to maintain the squads eyes on the prizes forward.

Ought to be a enjoyable recreation, I’m anticipating objectives and a few nice soccer from either side.

Brighton 2-4 Manchester City

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Crunk Chocolate – (@crunkchocolate) – Shades of Blue Podcast

The Premier League champions take the celebrations to Brighton in a match each will wish to win. Brighton have to safe factors in an effort to play within the 2nd tier UEFA competitors subsequent season. Pep’s rotated squad can calm whispers of a supposed drop off of expertise. We must always see a beginning XI much like the match in opposition to Chelsea. Constant coaching time over the week will make a giant distinction. Anticipate a enjoyable match the place City has round 55% possession which is able to really feel chaotic and at moments will problem our personal notion of “Pep Ball.” Ortega retains a clear sheet on the street.

Brighton 0-2 Manchester City

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Craig Resnik-Hanson – (@CraigSporticos) –

Anticipate extra rotation from Pep, bringing in a wholesome combination of assured starters and squad gamers. He received’t go together with your complete “B Team” as we don’t need key starters coming off the boil forward of two finals and the prospect to make historical past. It’s a troublesome steadiness to strike however I feel he’ll do it good. On the similar time, I can’t see any of the fellows on the market wanting to tug a hammy bursting to get again into form on a Brighton counter assault, or fly right into a 50/50 and threat breaking an ankle. Regardless of having nothing to play for, we are going to hold the ball and cross them off the park, as we all the time do, however when these transitions emerge, I don’t suppose we’ll see the identical hearth when getting again on defence, and I wouldn’t anticipate it. In reality it might be silly to threat damage simply to win a recreation meaning nothing. Alternatively, Brighton have assured Europa League soccer for themselves subsequent season, barring an unthinkable 16-goal swing between themselves and Villa, so that they received’t precisely be dying to win this one both. I feel it might be an entertaining recreation which is prone to finish in a draw, and each groups will likely be in get together mode.

Brighton 2-2 Manchester City

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CITYZENDuck – (@duckman4real) – Bitter and Blue

It will be straightforward to see City dropping a little bit of the sting that allowed them to chase down Arsenal. The Manc Blues have come from eight factors again in January to win the league with three video games remaining. A little bit of an exhale would solely be pure. Pep Guardiola has different concepts. He will likely be trying to hold the boys sharp forward of the FA Cup remaining in opposition to Manchester United and the UEFA Champions League remaining versus Inter Milan. I anticipate some rotation within the squad, however I additionally anticipate City to be at their ruthless greatest. A Haaland brace makes it 38 league objectives.

Brighton 1-3 Manchester City

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There you have got it. What are your predictions for City’s journey to the seaside? Tell us within the feedback.

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