The Seagulls are heading into the match on the back of a 2-1 win at Reading last Saturday, while Brentford got thrashed 4-0 by Wolfsburg in their recent outing.
Brighton & Hove Albion will play Brentford in a pre-season friendly at Elite Football Performance Centre on Tuesday. The Seagulls are heading into the match on the back of a 2-1 win at Reading last Saturday, while Brentford got thrashed 4-0 by Wolfsburg in their recent outing. The Bees secured an impressive 13th position in the 2021-22 Premier table, registering 13 wins and 7 draws to pocket 46 points. Brighton, on the other hand, managed to finish in the top of the Premier League standings last term, securing an impressive ninth spot, missing out on a European spot by just five points.
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Last Saturday, at Madejski stadium, goals from Pascal Gross and Solly March helped the Seagulls register their second win from three games this summer. Graham Potter’s side began their pre-season with a goalless draw against Union Saint-Gilloise on July 9, before thrashing Estoril Praia 4-1 five days later. The game against the Bees, would be Brighton’s fourth friendly of the summer, and they will play one more friendly against Espanyol next Saturday before beginning their new Premier League season away to Manchester United on August 6.
Brentfoord, on the other hand, will also play Real Betis next weekend, before kicking-off their 2022-23 Premier League season away to Leicester City on August 7. The Bees are preparing for their fifth friendly of the summer, having recorded one win, one draw and two defeats so far. Thomas Frank’s side began their pre-season with a 2-0 win over Boreham Wood, before losing at VFB Stuttgart and then played out a 2-2 draw against Strasbourg. The pre-season hasn’t been very good for the Bees conceding six goals and scoring four times so far.
Brighton’s new signing Kacper Kozlowski is nursing a thigh injury and may not be available for Tuesday’s game, while Jakub Moder is recovering from a knee problem. Welbeck and Trossard are likely to play up front with MacAllister operating behind the strikers in a free role. Mwepu, Gross and March could form the midfield-trio. As for Brentford, Kristoffer Ajer is sidelined with a thigh injury, while Ethan Pinnock is out with a knee problem. Christian Norgaard hasn’t joined the training camp so far, so Frank Onyeka and Mathias Jensen should pull the strings in the midfield.
Brighton & Hove Albion probable starting lineup: Sanchez; Veltman, Dunk, Cucurella; Lamptey, Mwepu, Gross, March; Mac Allister; Trossard, Welbeck
Brentford probable starting lineup: Raya; Hickey, Jansson, Mee, Henry; Jensen, Onyeka, Janelt; Mbeumo, Toney, Wissa
The pre-season friendly match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Brentford will take place at Elite Football Performance Centre on Tuesday at 7:30 pm IST.
Live coverage of the match is available on MyAlbion TV.