Brighton Vs Man City, Team Debutan Be The Blue First Exam
Manchester City kick off their work in the Premier League season 2017-2018 at home to Brighton & Hove Albion, The American Express Community Stadium, Saturday (08/12/2017). The Blue got a test from the Premier League debutant.
Brighton is a promotional team. They for the first time feel the highest caste of English football after winning the Championship Division last season.
Certainly not an easy matter for Brighton. As a new team in the Premier League, they immediately meet rivals Manchester United this city, which is also a favorite champion. Moreover, Man City are likely to perform with the best power.
Man City are also predicted to rely on their brand-new recruits such as Kyle Walker, Danilo, and Bernardo Silva. This last name will be in the spotlight because of the impressive performance that he showed when facing West Ham United in a friendly match.
With the presence of the captain, Vincent Kompany, Man City are free to use the formation of three or four players behind. The Citizens also have the potential to threaten Brighton’s wings with fast and accelerated runners like Raheem Sterling, Kyle Walker, Leroy Sane and Danilo.
In the line of attack, duo Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus will be the main choice to attack the goalkeeper Brighton. The Latin American duo will get support from midfield-creative midfielders like David Silva, Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva and Yaya Toure.
Meanwhile Brighton will rely on goalscoring from their senior player, Glenn Murray (33). Murray is the top scorer for the team last season with a notch 23 goals.
Brighton also has an experienced figure in former Chelsea player Steve Sidwell. Although no longer young, Sidwell reliable because of his experience playing in the Premier League.
Brighton’s new recruit, Davy Proepper, is also ready to show off his best in front of his own public. The player who was imported from PSV Eindhoven is expected to raise the strength of the midfield.
This game is planned to be broadcast by beIN Sports 1 at 23:30 pm.
Brighton & Hove Albion (4-4-1-1): 1-Matthew Ryan; 23-Liam Rosenior, 5-Lewis Dunk, 22-Shane Duffy, 3-Gaetan Bong; 37-Isaiah Brown, 6-Dale Stephens, 24-Davy Proepper, 15-Jamie Murphy; 13-Pascal Gross; 10-Tommer Hemed.
Manchester City (3-4-3): 31-Ederson Moraes; 4-Vincent Kompany, 30-Nicolas Otamendi, 5-John Stones; 25-Fernandinho, 21-David Silva, 2-Kyle Walker, 7-Raheem Sterling; 33-Gabriel Jesus, 10-Sergio Aguero, 17-Kevin De Bruyne.