Tottenham Hotspur vs Brighton & Hove Albion will take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Thursday, 26th December.
The hosts would be looking to bounce back from their defeat to Chelsea.
Tottenham Hotspur will be without Son Heung-min due to suspension. He allegedly spat racial abuse at Antonio Rudiger. The South Korean national could be suspended for the next three matches.
Christian Eriksen could be in the starting lineup following Son’s suspension.
Hugo Lloris would be missing the encounter against Brighton due to a dislocated elbow suffered in the reverse fixture of this one.
Erik Lamela is also doubtful, while Ben Davies is also out due to injury.
Brighton & Hove Albion:
For Brighton, Solly March is out due to a groin injury.
While Jose Izquierdo will also be absent on the day of the encounter due to injury.
Tottenham Hotspur vs Brighton & Hove Albion Predicted Lineups
Gazzaniga, Aurier, Sanchez, Alderweireld, Rose, Ndombele, Winks, Lo Celso, Alli, Eriksen, Kane
Brighton & Hove Albion:
Ryan, Webster, Dunk, Burn, Bissouma, Propper, Stephens, Mooy, Trossard, Maupay, Connolly
Match Predictions Tottenham Hotspur vs Brighton & Hove Albion
A number of things are favor of Tottenham ahead of the Thursday encounter.
Firstly, they have an advantage of being at home. In order to get their season back on track as well as to get a spot in European Leagues they need this win.
Moreover, they have Jose Mourinho as a manager who is far more superior and experienced than Graham Potter, the Brighton manager. He can handle pressure situations much better.
Furthermore, the Spurs’ squad are ahead of Brighton players in every manner. They have much more quality, skillful and experienced players on their side.
And to add to that, Tottenham have only lost just once in the last 14 years against their Thursday counterparts, and at their home, they have never lost in that time period.
Considering all that, Tottenham is expected to win this one.
Predicted Score: Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Brighton
Tottenham Hotspur versus Brighton & Hove Albion Head-to-Head
In their last encounter, Spurs lost by 3-0 at away fixture.
In the last 7 matches, Tottenham have won 6 of them.
Brighton have not won a single game on the road since 2005 against Spurs. They also have not scored a single goal on the road since 2005.
Tottenham Hotspur versus Brighton & Hove Albion TV Live Stream Info
Where to Watch
Tottenham Hotspur vs Brighton & Hove Albion can be watched on NBCSN, beIN Sports, Supersport Africa, Sport TV Portugal and Canal Sport France.
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Competition: English Premier League
Date: Thursday, 26th December 2019
Kick-off at: 12:30 UK / 13:30 CET
Venue: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London