Premier League duel: Close contest expected between Newcastle United and Brighton & Hove Albion

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Competition: England Premier League
Competition: Sun 20.September
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: St. James' Park (52338 seats)

It's game two of the Premier League season and everything to play for. Read our full preview of Newcastle United-Brighton & Hove Albion!

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Newcastle United form and stats

The Newcastle supporters enjoyed the previous match, watching their team host Blackburn Rovers in Carabao Cup and win 1-0. Before that match, a Premier League win away at West Ham United.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Newcastle have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found twelve matches with the results: Won five, drawn five and lost two.

Last season, Newcastle United's league statistics were 11 wins, 11 draws and 16 losses, resulting in a 13th position in the Premier League. Over these 38 matches they scored 38 goals and conceded 58. Playing at home last season Newcastle United managed 6-8-5 (win-draw-lost) with 20 goals and 21 conceded.

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Brighton & Hove Albion form and stats

Brighton & Hove Albion failed to get anything from their last game, a Premier League home match vs Chelsea (placed 3rd) that ended with defeat 1-3. Preceding that game was the away victory against Burnley with the score of 2-1.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Brighton & Hove Albion playing away and similar expectations, we found nine relevant matches. Results were three Brighton & Hove Albion wins, three draws and three defeats.

Let's have a look at how Brighton & Hove Albion performed last season in the Premier League: They landed a 15th position in the league table after playing out 9 victories, 14 draws and 15 defeats. In total they scored 39 and conceded 54 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 4 - drew 7 and lost 8 with 19/27 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Newcastle United two wins, four draws and Brighton & Hove Albion four victories. As for goals, one match ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), nine games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Newcastle UnitedJ. Hendrick
J. Hendrick
1 goals
NewcastleC. Wilson
C. Wilson
1 goals
Brighton & Hove AlbionL. Trossard
L. Trossard
1 goals

Newcastle United missing players

Brighton & Hove Albion missing players

Newcastle United Brighton & Hove Albion
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
1 0 0 Played P 0 0 1
1 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
0 0 0 Lost L 0 0 1
2 0 0 Scored S 0 0 1
0 0 0 Conceded C 0 0 3
100% 0% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 100%
100% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 100%
100% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
7 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 4
8 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 3
2 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 1
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
15 0 0 Total Shots T S 0 0 13
2 0 0 Shots on Target S O 0 0 3
100% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 33%
Newcastle United Last season Brighton & Hove Albion
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
38 19   Played P   19 38
11 6   Won W   4 9
11 8   Drew D   7 14
16 5   Lost L   8 15
38 20   Scored S   19 39
58 21   Conceded C   27 54
89% 84%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   84% 89%
66% 63%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   74% 79%
50% 47%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   53% 45%
34% 21%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   21% 21%
13% 0%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   5% 8%
47% 53%   BTTS BTTS   58% 53%
29% 37%   Clean Sheets C S   26% 24%
34% 26%   Failed to Score F T   32% 34%
 
4 4.5   Corners for (avg) C F   3.9 4.7
6.6 6.4   Corners against (avg) C A   5.6 5.4
1.7 1.8   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.6 1.6
3 1   Red cards R C   1 2
 
375 226   Total Shots T S   216 459
123 72   Shots on Target S O   68 139
31% 28%   Goal Efficiency G E   28% 28%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Arsenal 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 3 3
2 Leicester City 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 3 3
3 Chelsea 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 1 2 3
4 Newcastle United 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 3
5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 3
6 Liverpool 1 1 0 0 4 3 1 1 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
7 Crystal Palace 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
8 Everton 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
13 Leeds United 1 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 4 -1 0
14 Southampton 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
15 Tottenham Hotspur 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
16 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0
17 Sheffield United 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0
18 West Ham United 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0
19 Fulham 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 -3 0
20 West Bromwich Albion 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 -3 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Liverpool 38 32 3 3 85 33 19 18 1 0 52 16 19 14 2 3 33 17 52 99
2 Manchester City 38 26 3 9 102 35 19 15 2 2 57 13 19 11 1 7 45 22 67 81
3 Manchester United 38 18 12 8 66 36 19 10 7 2 40 17 19 8 5 6 26 19 30 66
4 Chelsea 38 20 6 12 69 54 19 11 3 5 30 16 19 9 3 7 39 38 15 66
5 Leicester City 38 18 8 12 67 41 19 11 4 4 35 17 19 7 4 8 32 24 26 62
6 Tottenham Hotspur 38 16 11 11 61 47 19 12 3 4 36 17 19 4 8 7 25 30 14 59
7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 38 15 14 9 51 40 19 8 7 4 27 19 19 7 7 5 24 21 11 59
8 Arsenal 38 14 14 10 56 48 19 10 6 3 36 24 19 4 8 7 20 24 8 56
9 Sheffield United 38 14 12 12 39 39 19 10 3 6 24 15 19 4 9 6 15 24 0 54
10 Burnley 38 15 9 14 43 50 19 8 4 7 24 23 19 7 5 7 19 27 -7 54
11 Southampton 38 15 7 16 51 60 19 6 3 10 21 35 19 9 4 6 30 25 -9 52
12 Everton 38 13 10 15 44 56 19 8 7 4 24 21 19 5 3 11 20 35 -12 49
13 Newcastle United 38 11 11 16 38 58 19 6 8 5 20 21 19 5 3 11 18 37 -20 44
14 Crystal Palace 38 11 10 17 31 50 19 6 5 8 15 20 19 5 5 9 16 30 -19 43
15 Brighton & Hove Albion 38 9 14 15 39 54 19 5 7 7 20 27 19 4 7 8 19 27 -15 41
16 West Ham United 38 10 9 19 49 62 19 6 4 9 30 33 19 4 5 10 19 29 -13 39
17 Aston Villa 38 9 8 21 41 67 19 7 3 9 22 30 19 2 5 12 19 37 -26 35
18 AFC Bournemouth 38 9 7 22 40 65 19 5 6 8 22 30 19 4 1 14 18 35 -25 34
19 Watford 38 8 10 20 36 64 19 6 6 7 22 27 19 2 4 13 14 37 -28 34
20 Norwich City 38 5 6 27 26 75 19 4 3 12 19 37 19 1 3 15 7 38 -49 21

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The English Premier League is the top level of the English football league pyramid. 20 teams play 38 fixtures each to see who tops the Premier League table. The Premier League is the most watched sports league in the world. Seasons run from August to May with most games on Saturdays and Sundays.