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Two winners of the opening weekend of the Premier League meet Newcastle United from Brighton on Saturday afternoon.

The Seagulls condemned Erik ten Hag to a losing debut as Manchester United manager with a well-deserved 2-1 win at Old Trafford last Sunday. Newcastle edged out lesser opponents with Nottingham Forest but denied the newly promoted team a single shot on goal.

Here’s everything you need to know about the clash between these two quick starters.

Channel: BT Sport Score (Studio updates only)
Channel: BBC Final Score (Studio updates only)
Airtime: 15:00 (CET)

Streaming service: Peacock premium
Airtime EST: 10:00 a.m
Sending time PST: 07:00

Streaming service: fuboTV
Airtime (EST): 10:00 a.m

Where can you watch the Brighton vs Newcastle highlights?

Channel: sky football
Channel: BBC match of the day
Electricity: Sky Football YouTube Channel

H2H results (last five games)

Brighton: 2 wins
Newcastle: 1 win
pulls: 2

Current form (last five games)

Brighton: DWLWW
Newcastle: LLWWW

Brighton team news

Brighton showed few signs of missing arguably their two best players from the previous season – Yves Bissouma and Marc Cucurella – against Manchester United last weekend. Aside from that late duo, the only blemish in the Brighton squad is the continued absence of Jakub Moder, who is beginning his recovery from a “very complex and serious” cruciate ligament injury.

Brighton from 11: Sanchez; Veltman, Dunk, Webster; March, Mac Allister, Caicedo, Trossard; Gross, Lallana; Welbeck
Bank: Steele, Colwill, Lamptey, Mwepu, Mitoma, Undav, Maupay

Newcastle team news

Jonjo Shelvey will be sidelined for three months following hamstring surgery in early August.

Otherwise, Eddie Howe juggles a plethora of minor issues and pressures spread across the squad. While Javier Manquillo has resumed training, Federico Fernandez and Jamal Lewis are close to returning.

Emil Krafth and Jamaal Lascelles (who fell out during warm-up) were kept from winning on the opening day with hamstring injuries believed not to be serious.

Newcastle from 11: pope; Trippier, Schar, Brand, Targett; Willock, Guimaraes, Joelinton; Almiron, Wilson, Saint-Maximin
Bank: Dubravka, Dummett, Murphy, Botman, Longstaff, Fraser, Wood

Home comfort wasn’t entirely reassuring for Brighton last season – just four teams picked up fewer points in front of their own fans – but the Seagulls finished the season with eight points from their last four games at the Amex.

With a superbly trained and devilishly flexible squad going into the competition at a peak, Brighton can potentially outmaneuver a Newcastle side who have started solidly but may be lacking a bit of punch.

Prediction: Brighton 2-0 Newcastle

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