Aston Villa vs Brighton - Premier League: TV channel, team news, lineups & prediction

Aston Villa and Brighton's club badges
Aston Villa and Brighton's club badges / Ben Hoskins | Stephen Bardens/ Getty Images

Two sides led to new heights by incoming managers meet on the final day of the Premier League season when Aston Villa host Brighton.

Unai Emery replaced Steven Gerrard and has led the Villans up to seventh, which would be good enough for Europa Conference League play-off spot. The Seagulls managed to secure sixth place with a draw against Manchester City on Wednesday, making it their best ever season in the top flight.

Here's the latest ahead of the clash at Villa Park on Sunday.

Where are Aston Villa vs Brighton playing?

  • Location: Birmingham, England
  • Stadium: Villa Park
  • Date: Sunday 28 May
  • Kick-off Time: 16:30 BST / 11:30 ET / 08:30 PT
  • Referee: David Coote
  • VAR: Graham Scott

Aston Villa vs Brighton H2H Record (Last Five Games)

  • Aston Villa: 3 wins
  • Brighton: 1 win
  • Draws: 1

Current Form (Last Five Games)

  • Aston Villa: WLLWD
  • Brighton: LWLWD

How to watch Aston Villa vs Brighton on TV and live stream


TV channel/live stream

United Kingdom

Sky Sports Football | Sky Sports Ultra HDR | BBC Radio 5 Live

United States



fuboTV Canada

Aston Villa team news

Lucas Digne
Digne should get another start / Jan Kruger/GettyImages

Left-back Alex Moreno departed Anfield only 12 minutes after coming on as a substitute last time out, so Lucas Digne should get a second consecutive start having been back-up since the Spaniard's January arrival.

Philippe Coutinho last played in mid-February, scoring in a 4-2 defeat to Arsenal, and won't feature on Sunday. Calum Chambers has been ill while Diego Carlos is touch and go to return after a long absence.

Aston Villa predicted lineup vs Brighton

Aston Villa predicted lineup (4-4-2): Martinez; Cash, Konsa, Mings, Digne; McGinn, Kamara, Luiz, Ramset; Bailey, Watkins.

Brighton team news

Mac Allister could make his final Brighton appearance / GLYN KIRK/GettyImages

With sixth place secured, Roberto De Zerbi should make a few changes to the Brighton side that held City to a draw with Alexis Mac Allister and Lewis Dunk likely to come back in.

Irish forward Evan Ferguson could replace Danny Welbeck up front but there should be another start for Julio Enciso after his stunner in midweek.

Brighton predicted lineup vs Aston Villa

Brighton predicted lineup (4-2-3-1): Steele; Gross, Dunk, Colwill, Estupinan; Caicedo, Mac Allister; Enciso, Undav, Mitoma; Ferguson.



Aston Villa vs Brighton score prediction

Aston Villa and Brighton have been in direct competition for a European spot towards the end of the season and it's still a possibility for the home side, who sit seventh a point ahead of Tottenham ahead of the final day.

Bettering Spurs' result at Leeds will bag Unai Emery's side a Europa Conference League play-off round spot and there's potential for goals in Birmingham as the Villans chase that victory while the Seagulls attempt to draw them in and pounce.

The result should be a fascinating game filled with entertainment to bring a close to successful seasons for both clubs.

Prediction: Aston Villa 2-2 Brighton

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