Preview: West Ham United VS Brighton

West Ham United and Brighton take to the pitch for the first time in 2024 when they square off at the London Stadium on Tuesday.

West Ham United (also known as West Ham, West Ham Utd or WHU) and Brighton (commonly referred to as Albion, Brighton & HA, Brighton & Hove, Brighton & Hove Albion, Brighton & Hove Albion, Brighton and Hove Albion or Brighton Hove Albion) meet again 4 months after the Premier League match which West Ham United won 0-1. West Ham United are having a solid run at the moment winning their matches against Arsenal and Manchester United so they’ll try to extend their winning streak with a victory over Brighton. They have been defending decently lately in home matches having 3 consecutive clean sheets playing as hosts.

Brighton are approaching the match in a good mood as well after claiming a 4-2 win in Premier League against Tottenham Hotspur, however, Brighton have been performing poorly in defense lately as they have been conceding goals for 3 consecutive matches now.

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West Ham United are on a winning streak – they have won Arsenal and Manchester United in their previous 2 matches while Brighton have won Tottenham Hotspur in their previous match. Overall, West Ham United have won 12 of their last 20 matches, losing 6 and drawing 2, while Brighton have won 8 of their last 20 matches, losing 5 and drawing 7.

West Ham United have won 4 times (0-2 against Arsenal on 29th of December, 2-0 against Manchester United on 23rd of December, 3-0 against Wolves on 17th of December and 2-0 against SC Freiburg on 15th of December) and lost twice (5-1 against Liverpool on 21st of December and 5-0 against Fulham on 10th of December) in their most recent 6 matches.

Brighton have won 3 times (4-2 against Tottenham Hotspur on 29th of December, 1-0 against Marseille on 15th of December and 2-1 against Brentford on 7th of December), lost once (2-0 against Arsenal on 17th of December) and drew twice (1-1 against Crystal Palace on 22nd of December and 1-1 against Burnley on 9th of December) in their most recent 6 matches.


West Ham United and Brighton have met 6 times since May 2021. West Ham United have won once, 2 matches ended in a draw while Brighton have won 3 times. The most recent match between them took place on August 27, 2023 at the Premier League of England where West Ham United won 0-1. West Ham United have scored 4 goals in these 6 head-to-head matches in total while Brighton have scored 11.

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