In their recent matches, Manchester City has struggled, winning only one of their last four games in all competitions and losing their last two EPL matches. During their 1-0 loss to Arsenal, they managed just one shot on target, marking the lowest shot count in a league fixture for a Guardiola-led team in over a decade.
On the other side, Brighton has faced a winless streak in their last four games, recording two draws and two losses.
Here’s the team news for the upcoming match:
Manchester City: There are no fresh injury concerns, with Kevin De Bruyne being the only absentee. John Stones is in contention to make his first Premier League start of the season after recovering from a muscle problem. Spanish midfielder Rodrigo returns to the team following a three-match suspension.
Brighton: Brighton has several injury concerns, with Julio Enciso, Jakub Moder, and Pervis Estupinan ruled out. James Milner, Tariq Lamptey, and Kaoru Mitoma are doubtful for the game.
In the head-to-head statistics, Manchester City has won 11 times, while Brighton has won once, with two matches ending in draws.
Here are the possible starting lineups:
Manchester City: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Dias, Gvardiol; Rodri, Kovacic; Foden, Alvarez, Grealish; Haaland.
Brighton & Hove Albion: Steele; Veltman, Dunk, Webster, March; Baleba, Gross; Adingra, Pedro, Mitoma; Ferguson.