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Brighton predicted lineup vs Norwich - Premier League

Matt O'Connor-Simpson
Graham Potter will be looking for a better result this weekend
Graham Potter will be looking for a better result this weekend / PAUL ELLIS/GettyImages
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Brighton will be hoping to end their recent poor run when they host basement-dwellers Norwich City on Saturday.

Prior to the pause, the Seagulls had lost six Premier League games on the spin, leading to accusations that Graham Potter's squad are already 'on the beach' – not Brighton beach though, a better one.

However, if anyone can help Potters' charges rediscover their mojo, it's struggling Norwich. Here is the starting XI that the boss seems most likely to go with this weekend...


Brighton predicted lineup vs Norwich - Premier League

1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Marc Cucurella
Cucurella is a safe bet to retain his spot at left-back / Matthew Ashton - AMA/GettyImages

Robert Sanchez (GK) - Called up to the Spain squad for the international break, with David de Gea being overlooked.

Tariq Lamptey (RB) - Forced to withdraw from England Under-21 duty with injury but Potter is confident he will be back in contention here.

Lewis Dunk (CB) - No one in the Brighton squad is averaging more completed passes per 90 minutes this season. A master distributor.

Shane Duffy (CB) - Adam Webster is edging closer to a return, but Duffy should retain his place for now.

Marc Cucurella (LB) - The flying full-back has comfortably averaged over one key pass per 90 minutes this term. Great hair too.

2. Midfielders

Yves Bissouma
Bissouma loves getting stuck in / James Gill - Danehouse/GettyImages

Yves Bissouma (CM) - Very popular with Premier League clubs looking for a destructive centre-midfielder. Averaging nearly 3.5 tackles per 90 minutes this season.

Jakub Moder (CM) - Pascal Gross has been disappointing of late and Moder will likely be drafted in.

Alexis Max Allister (AM) - Started both of Argentina's games during the international break, playing just behind some fella called Lionel Messi.

3. Forwards

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Trossard played as a wing-back for the Red Devils this week / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/GettyImages

Solly March (RW) - March is full of energy and contributes plenty off the ball. However, doubts remain over his creative output.

Neal Maupay (ST) - Comfortably Brighton's top scorer this season, but he's only managed seven goals from open play.

Leandro Trossard (LW) - A near ever-present this season, he netted for Belgium in their 3-0 win over Burkina Faso in midweek.


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