Friday, December 30, the “Amex Stadium” in Brighton, the local team play against Cardiff in a duel of round number 24 of the Championship.
Previous Round was a good as possible for Brighton, which went 3-0 to QPR, taking advantage of the failure of Newcastle thus it took the first position with 51 points and +26 in goal difference. Moreover, “seagulls” have reached 17 consecutive games without failure Championship, as to who has the most solid defense in the league, with 14 goals conceded. Six of them came in the 12 confrontation that he had the “Amex Stadium,” during which he gathered 29 points thanks to 29 goals.
Cardiff comes with high morale after a draw than achieved in the last round, after making Brentford 2-2 in a match on foreign land. So for now climbed to 19th place with 24 points, but has the right goals in goal difference -12. Moreover, the problem seems to be the team away, where he played 11 times, collecting just 10 points, during which he managed two wins, four draws and five defeats. However, the last five of those traveling from Cardiff was marked by both parties proof that team is unstable.
Brighton (4-4-2): Stockdale – Salt – Duffy – Dunk – Bong – March – Norwood – Stephens – Knockaert – Baldock – Murray
Cardiff (4-2-3-1): Murphy – Connolly – Morrison – Ecuele Manga – Peltier – Hoilett – Whittingham – Gunnarsson – Ralls – Zohor – Bennett
Brighton evolve to a level that very few teams could to confuse and Cardiff was not among them. However, inclined towards a home win, however, very difficult to obtain, against a team that is able to enroll and it stands as proof of the return match of the championship before, when Cardiff was won 4-1.
Tip: Brighton to win
Odds: 1.60 at bet365