Liverpool will try to move beyond controversy They lost 2-1 to Tottenham Hotspur Behind them, when they return to the Premier League and travel to the south coast to face Brighton on Sunday.
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The result leaves Jurgen Klopp’s side fourth in the Premier League table heading into round 8, while a draw would have seen them secure second place and 10 points away With just one point separating the leaders and three-time defending champions, City are in trouble. their first failure last weekend. Sadly, Liverpool left north London without a performance and the Reds will be without Diogo Jota and Curtis Jones, who were both sent off by referee Simon Hooper this weekend. Alexis Mac Allister will return to Brighton after joining Liverpool for $44 million this summer.
Speaking of disappointments last time, Brighton suffered a heavy blow and embarrassment in their last game. Lost to Aston Villa 6-1 last Saturday. Roberto De Zerbi’s side rebounded somewhat from a 2-2 draw with Marseille in their Europa League group stage on Thursday, overturning a 2-0 deficit. Brighton are unbeaten in their last three games against Liverpool since the start of last season (2 wins, 1 draw and 0 losses – all competitions). But the sides have not met since January, when the Seagulls beat the Reds twice in 15 days – first 3-0 in the league and then 2-1 in the FA Cup fourth round. Brighton are sixth and Liverpool are fourth, with only one point separating them.
How to watch Brighton vs Liverpool live, live link, time
kick off: Sunday, October 8, 9 a.m. ET
online: View through Peacock Premium
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Out: Diogo Jota (suspended), Curtis Jones (suspended), Thiago Alcantara (groin), Stefan Bajcetic (calf), Coim Shin Kelleher (knee) | Doubter: Cody Gakpo (knee)