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Watford - Brighton Match Preview
Feb 4, 2020, 6:11:00 AM

Watford - Brighton Match Preview

Ahead of Matchday 26, find out which team has the advantage with Sportsbet.io’s match preview of the Premier League match between Watford and Brighton.

When does the match between Watford and Brighton take place?

The match between Watford and Brighton will take place on Sunday, February 9.

Where will the match be held?

The match will be held at Falmer Stadium, Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.’s home stadium.

Head-to-head

Both Watford and Brighton are heading into the match somewhat struggling to find their form. However, since both clubs sense the importance of this match and the season’s conclusion just around the corner, it’s likely to see both of them step up their game.

Of their last six games, Watford has won three, drew one, and lost two. Here are the outcomes of those matches.

  • February 2, 2020 Watford - Everton 2-3
  • January 21, 2020 Aston Villa - Watford 2-1
  • January 18, 2020 Watford - Tottenham 0-0
  • January 12, 2020 Bournemouth - Watford 0-3
  • January 1, 2020 Watford - Wolves 2-1
  • December 28, 2019 Watford - Aston Villa 3-0

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As for Brighton, they’ve won just one of their last six games while drawing three and losing two. Here are the results of those matches:

  • February 2, 2020 West Ham - Brighton 3-3
  • January 21, 2020 Bournemouth - Brighton 3-1
  • January 18, 2020 Brighton - Aston Villa 1-1
  • January 11, 2020 Everton - Brighton 1-0
  • January 1, 2020 Brighton - Chelsea 1-1
  • December 28, 2019 Brighton - Bournemouth 2-0

With respect to their previous two matches, Watford has scored at least one goal in a losing effort. They also have been unsuccessful in winning their previous two home matches. Brighton, on the other hand, has scored at least one goal in their last three matches as well as in their previous two away matches. They were also only able to win one of their last five away matches.

Between the two clubs’ previous five meetings, Brighton has won two while Watford has won one. The remaining two matches ended in draws. Here are the results of those matches:

  • August 10, 2019 Watford - Brighton 0-3
  • February 2, 2019 Brighton - Watford 0-0
  • August 11, 2018 Watford - Brighton 2-0
  • December 23, 2017 Brighton - Watford 1-0
  • August 26, 2017 Watford - Brighton 0-0

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Words: Carlos Corpus

Image: PA