Brighton vs Bournemouth Predicted Lineups: More Offensive Worries for the Cherries?

Brighton seek to extend their wonderful start to the Premier League campaign when they welcome Bournemouth to the AMEX Stadium on September 24. The Brighton vs Bournemouth potential lineups could feature some interesting decisions from both managers – especially in the case of Brighton following their midweek involvement in the Europa League.

Brighton vs Bournemouth Predicted Lineups and News

Brighton head into the game following a disappointing loss against AEK Athens in the Europa League opener. This, however, is a small blemish for the Seagulls, who have made a fantastic start to the season with 12 points from the first five matches. Brighton boss Roberto de Zerbi will have to make some tough choices in the Brighton vs Bournemouth possible lineups since the club were involved in Thursday night action in the Europa League.

Brighton and Hove Albion's Joao Pedro
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Bournemouth are still searching for the first league win of the campaign but the team comes on the back of an impressive performance against Chelsea in the last match. The Cherries have lost only two matches from the first five games and it is only in the offensive areas where the club has struggled with the most with only four goals scored this season.

Team News: Brighton

Julio Enciso is the long-term injury concern for the team while Jakub Moder will also be unavailable for the game because of a short-term injury concern. Lewis Dunk and Evan Ferguson were unable to feature in the Europa League loss against AEK Athens due to fitness and muscle issues respectively. A big blow for the Seagulls would be the injury suffered by James Milner in the second half. The former Liverpool winger will be assessed before the game to decide his participation.

Brighton Predicted Lineup

Bart Verbruggen, Joel Veltman, Igor, Jan Paul van Hecke, Pervis Estupinan, Carlos Baleba, Mahmoud Dahoud, Facundo Buonanotte, Simon Adingra, Adam Lallana, Danny Welbeck

Team News: Bournemouth

Bournemouth are heading into the game without a fair few number of players including summer signing Tyler Adams. Similarly, Alex Scott is also on the treatment table with a knee injury and he is not expected to be back until late October. Ryan Fredericks has a calf problem which will keep him out of action for the next couple of days. Finally, Emiliano Marcondes has a foot problem which will see him miss the game.

Bournemouth Max Aarons
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Bournemouth Predicted Lineup

Neto, Max Aarons, Lloyd Kelly, Illia Zabarnyi, Milos Kerkez, Lewis Cook, Ryan Christie, Marcus Tavernier, Justin Kluivert, Philip Billing, Dominic Solanke

Will Danny Welbeck Play Today?

Danny Welbeck gets ready to face Bournemouth for the fifth time in his career. The England international has been able to come up against Bournemouth on four occasions previously with two goals to his name. Even though the forward has played an average of just over 60 minutes per league game this season, his recent performances have been on the up. Averaging over 2.2 shots per game with a passing success rate of 86.3%, Welbeck has been one of the players behind the success of Brighton so far. The Brighton vs Bournemouth potential lineups expect the 32-year-old to be part of the starting line-up.

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