Brighton vs Everton: Confirmed teams as both sides make changes and live talkSPORT commentary stream
Brighton and Everton meet on Saturday at the Amex, live on talkSPORT 2, both looking to build on positive Boxing Day performances.
Chris Hughton’s side came from behind to draw 1-1 with Arsenal thanks to a goal from Jurgen Locadia, cancelling out Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s opener.
Meanwhile, Marco Silva’s men thrashed Burnley 5-1 at Turf Moor by virtue of strikes from Yerry Mina, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Richarlison and a Lucas Digne brace.
The Toffees are currently eighth in the table, joint on 27 points with two sides below them.
The Seagulls sit 13th and could end up just two points behind their opposition on Saturday, should they beat them.
Brighton are without goalkeeper Mathew Ryan, who is on international duty at the Asian Cup, while defender Lewis Dunk returns from suspension.
For Everton, Ademola Lookman misses a third successive matche with an ankle injury.
Brighton: Button, Bernardo, Dunk, Duffy, Montoya, Locadia, Propper, Stephens, Groß, March, Locadia, Andone. Subs: Kayal, Steele, Bissouma, Murray, Gyokeres, Bong, Balogun
Everton: Pickford, Digne, Zouma, Keane, Mina, Coleman, Andre Gomes, Gueye, Richarlison, Walcott, Bernard. Subs: Sigurdsson, Davies, Stekelenburg, Niasse, Calvert-Lewin, Baines, Jagielka.
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What the managers are saying?
Chris Hughton (Brighton): “I came into a great club here nearly four years ago – there’s a lot of good people in place.
“In this day and age four years in a manager’s role is quite uncommon – especially in this league.
“It’s difficult but all those good things here have contributed.”
Marco Silva (Everton): “We had a tough Sunday [6-2 defeat to Tottenham]. It was a tough result for us, our fans and the club.
“Football gives you the opportunity to do something in the next game. It’s good the Burnley game came so quick and we did the important thing, we won the game.
“We reacted well. It was tough but it was what we needed to do. We knew it would be difficult and we played with quality, commitment and focus as well.”
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