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Alex Waite 29 Nov 2023
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  • Can the Seagulls edge towards qualification with a draw?
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AEK Athens vs Brighton Predictions


AEK Athens cannot afford to lose otherwise their Europa League campaign will come to an end. The Greek side can hold a similarly hard to beat Brighton at the Opap Arena.
  • AEK Athens vs Brighton Predictions
  • Head-to-Head
  • AEK Athens Form
  • AEK Athens Injuries & Team News
  • Brighton Form
  • Brighton Injuries & Team News

  • AEK Athens are unbeaten in 6 of their last 7 home matches
  • AEK Athens have seen BTTS in 3 of their last 4 matches (Europa League)
  • Brighton are unbeaten in their last 6 matches
  • Brighton have seen BTTS in 11 of their last 13 away matches

Head-to-Head


AEK Athens beat Brighton 3-2 in the only previous meeting between the sides.

AEK Athens Form


One win and a draw in Europa League Group B leaves AEK Athens three points behind the qualification spots. 

The Yellow-Blacks responded to a 2-0 home loss to Marseille with wins against 
Lamia (3-0) and PAS Giannina (1-0).

AEK Athens were in control against Lamia with 22 shots and 72% possession. Steven Zuber scored the winner after seven minutes.

AEK Athens Injuries & Team News


Defender Harold Moukoudi, midfielder Jens Jonsson and forward Levi Garcia are out. 

Brighton Form


Brighton are second in Group B and can qualify for the Europa League knockout stages with another victory. The Seagulls have won their last two European matches - both 2-0 wins over Ajax.

Back-to-back victories against Ajax came during Brighton’s current six-match unbeaten run, including three draws. 

Roberto De Zerbi’s side extended their unbeaten streak with a 3-2 win at Nottingham Forest on Saturday. Goals from Evan Ferguson and João Pedro helped the Seagulls to victory. 

Brighton Injuries & Team News


Forwards Danny Welbeck and Julio Enciso are out.

Defenders Adam Webster and Pervis Estupinan and midfielder Solly March are also out. 

Verdict

AEK Athens and Brighton can score goals and BTTS is likely in Greece. Neither side loses many and a tight draw is also anticipated.

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