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Brighton & Hove Albion v Fulham

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31 Aug 2018
Aleksandar Mitrovic

Fulham are bidding to build on their first victory of the campaign, against Burnley, as they travel to Brighton & Hove Albion.

Team news

Brighton's Florin Andone (groin) and Jose Izquierdo (knee) are still out but are expected to be available after the international break.

Bruno (thigh) has trained throughout the week and will be assessed. Lewis Dunk (ankle) is doubtful but has not been ruled out.

Fulham remain without Tim Ream (thigh) and Floyd Ayite (knock).

Tom Cairney is expected to be out for a few weeks with a foot problem, while Neeskens Kebano (ankle) could be out for over a month.

Did you know?

This will be the first ever top-flight meeting between Brighton and Fulham.

Brighton have won six of their last seven home league matches in September (L1), including both of their Premier League fixtures last season against West Bromwich Albion and Newcastle United.

Fulham’s PL matches this season have featured the most shots, with 99, and the most shots on target, with 44. The Cottagers are the only team to have both taken and faced at least 20 shots on target, with 21 attempted and 23 faced.

Aleksandar Mitrovic has scored 15 league goals since his Fulham debut in February. No player has scored more in the top four tiers of English football since then. Mohamed Salah also has 15.

Referee: Lee Probert
Simon Beck, Andy Garratt
Fourth official: 
Tony Harrington

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