Match Today: West Ham United vs Brighton 21-08-2022 in the English Premier League
West Ham United will face Brighton and Hove Albion as they look to score their first points in the new Premier League season. David Moyes defended West Ham United's misfortune last weekend when his players were unable to score against Nottingham Forest, despite creating several chances Awe-inspiring. Steve Cooper's side kept a slim lead to finish the match, but Declan Rice's penalty miss was the highlight of the match.
West Ham United vs Brighton
That defeat came after West Ham lost their opening game to Manchester City, which put them in third place. Thanks to Manchester United's disastrous form, the Hammers have found themselves in the 19th position, and David Moyes will be sure to get out of there as soon as possible. Coach Graham Potter.
Brighton started the season well with a thrilling victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. The victory was a perfect response to skeptics who had speculated that the Seagulls would be weakened by the departures of Yves Bisoma and Marc Cucurella. However, Brighton's biggest problem in the top flight has been consistency, and that was shown against Newcastle United last weekend, where they could only muster an equaliser. Potter will make sure to correct the narrative and lead his team to victory over the Hammers.
Brighton vs West Ham United
David Moyes messed with his side in the middle of the week against Vyborg, and decided to keep Kurt Zouma, Pablo Fornals, Micael Antonio and Said Benrahma on the bench. The quartet will press for a start against Brighton, while the coach will have more options at the back following the arrival of Thelo Keirer. The former PSG defender started in the middle of the week and could be an option against Brighton. Aaron Cresswell and Declan Rice are also expected to return to the squad after being suspended for the Vyborg match. Meanwhile, Moise Angelo Ogbonna has given precious minutes since returning from injury, although he could be coming off Craig Dawson with a muscle problem.
The midweek confrontation also witnessed the opening of the account of newcomer Gianluca Scamacca for West Ham, and Moyes would be tempted to keep the Italian in the team. If that happens, Antonio would be an option off the bench, as the coach could switch to a 4-3-3, with Fornals returning to midfield. West Ham United have lost their last three Premier League games. West Ham have drawn their last four home games against Brighton in all competitions. Brighton have not lost in their last 10 games against West Ham in all competitions. Brighton have not lost in their last seven Premier League matches. West Ham have conceded at least two goals in their last three home matches in the Premier League.