Brighton v Manchester City: What time, what channel and all you need to know

Brighton's Evan Ferguson celebrates after scoring against Southampton FC at the AMEX Stadium on Sunday.

Harry Latham-CoyleUK Independent

With another title secured, Manchester City take on Brighton in their penultimate Premier League fixture of the season.

Pep Guardiola’s side were crowned as champions after Arsenal’s defeat to Nottingham Forest and celebrated by beating Chelsea on Sunday.

Brighton, meanwhile, have also achieved their end-of-season league objective, making certain of European qualification for next season with a weekend win against Southampton.

With Manchester City likely to again rest some of their regulars ahead of the FA Cup and Champions League finals, the home crowd will be hopeful that Roberto De Zerbi’s side can take advantage.

Here’s everything you need to know.

When is Brighton v Manchester City?

Brighton v Manchester City is due to kick off at 8pm tonight (Wednesday 24 May) at the Amex Stadium near Brighton.

How can I watch it?

Viewers in Ireland can watch the match live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League, with coverage from 7pm. Subscribers can stream the action via the Sky Go app.

Team news

Brighton were boosted by the return to fitness of Joel Veltman against Southampton, with the Dutchman returning to the starting side at a right-back position that has proved troublesome in recent weeks. Robert Sanchez, displaced in goal byy Jason Steele earlier this season, is not expected to feature again after allegedly refusing to accept a place on the bench.

A host of first-choice Manchester City starters began on the bench against Chelsea, with Pep Guardiola opting to rotate with the title already secured. Guardiola could again give Erling Haaland, Kevin De Bruyne and co. a rest ahead of twin trophy tilts still to come this season.

Predicted line-ups

Brighton XI: Steele; Veltman, Dunk, Colwill, Estupinan; Gross, Caicedo; Enciso, Mac Allister, Mitoma; Ferguson.

Manchester City XI: Ortega; Walker, Laporte, Akanji; Lewis, Phillips; Mahrez, Foden, Palmer, Gomez; Alvarez.


Brighton win 16/5

Draw 7/2

Manchester City win 9/11


Brighton secure a score draw. Brighton 2-2 Manchester City

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