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The Seagulls take on Sheffield United at the AMEX, coming off the back of a 2-0 win at Ajax in the Europa League. The Blades won their last league game 2-1 against Wolves.

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Despite good European form, Brighton are without a win in five league matches, the joint longest run in the Premier League alongside Luton. The Seagulls have never gone six games without a win under Roberto De Zerbi.

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When asked about their injury crisis, De Zerbi said: “It’s a terrible situation, but we can’t change anything. We have to focus on the game on Sunday, it’s one of the most important this season.”

On his team’s win against Wolves, Blades’ Manger Paul Heckingbottom said: “You get confidence from results. We have had some cruel moments, but we need moments to go for us, like last week, so that we can try and build.”

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INJURIES

Brighton: Pervis Estupinan, Lewis Dunk, James Milner, Julio Enciso, Tariq Lamptey, Solly March, Danny Welbeck

Sheffield United: Rhian Brewster, Chris Basham, Tom Davies, John Egan, Daniel Jebbison, Max Lowe, Rhys Norrington-Davies

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The odds are in Brighton’s favour, but following Sheffield United’s win against Wolves, the task could prove to be more difficult for the Seagulls than expected…

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