Brighton vs Swansea
There’s a huge relegation six-pointer on Saturday in the Premier League.
Brighton welcome Swansea to the Amex in a massive game at the wrong end of the table.
Brighton are 14th in the Premier League with 28 points from 27 games. Swansea are in 16th with 27 points on the board.
Both sides come into the match in good form. Chris Hughton’s Seagulls are unbeaten in their last five outings including three wins. Last time out Brighton advanced to the quarterfinals of the FA Cup with a 3-1 home win over Coventry.
Swansea’s recent form is even better.
Carlos Carvahal has worked miracles since arriving at the Liberty Stadium. Swansea are unbeaten in their last ten matches in all competitions, while they are also still in the FA Cup after a 0-0 draw with Sheffield Wednesday last weekend.
Alfie Mawson is fit vs Brighton
The big news for Swansea before the Brighton game is that star defender Alfie Mawson is expected to return on action.
Not only is Mawson key from a defensive perspective, but he’s also a goal threat at the other end of the pitch. The Argus have reported the following:
Swansea central defender Alfie Mawson has come through an injury scare and could now feature against Albion at the Amex on Saturday.
Mawson’s knee locked during the warm-up before the 0-0 draw at Sheffield Wednesday in the FA Cup fifth round at the weekend.
Swansea said in a statement: “After seeing a specialist and undergoing an MRI scan, the influential defender is set to rejoin his team-mates on the training ground ahead of the Brighton clash.”
Injury news before Brighton vs Swansea
Swansea have several injury issues.
Angel Rangel, Renato Sanches, Leroy Fer and Wiilfried Bony are all long term absentees for the Swans.
As for Brighton, Jiri Skalak, Steve Sidwell and Izzy Brown are injured for the Seagulls.