Manchester City will play its counterpart Brighton this evening, Wednesday, at the “Al-Ittihad” stadium, as part of the postponed thirtieth round of the Premier League for the current season 2021-2022.
Manchester City enters the match to maintain its lead in the Premier League standings for the current season, in light of the fierce pursuit of Liverpool for the title this season.
And Manchester City in the bank has a score of 74 points, collected from winning in 23 games, drawing in 5 and losing 3 matches, scoring 72 goals and receiving only 20.
While Brighton enters today’s match, it is in the tenth place in the Premier League table with 40 points collected from winning in 9 games, drawing in 13 and losing 10 meetings, scoring 29 goals, and receiving 37.
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola hopes to overcome the ordeal of the FA Cup after losing to Liverpool by three goals to two goals in the match that was held between them a few days ago at Wembley Stadium.
Historically, the two Manchester City teams met against Brighton in 9 matches, in which the hosts managed to win eight matches and received one defeat.
Manchester City scored 27 goals while receiving 6 goals, while the two teams received one penalty kick that was scored by City, while Brighton failed to score.
The two teams’ matches witnessed 22 yellow warnings, during which Manchester City players got 9 to 13 in favor of Brighton players.
There was also one expulsion case, which was against a player from Manchester City during the confrontations between the two teams.
In the last match between the two teams, Manchester City defeated Brighton 4-1 in a match that took place on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at the “AMEX” stadium.
While the last match at the Etihad Stadium, which is the match before the last between the two teams, ended in favor of Brighton with a score of 3-2 in the confrontation that took place on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.