Leicester City v Brighton & Hove Albion

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Izzy Brown is Brighton's only new injury absentee.

The Foxes kicked off this campaign with an enthralling but ultimately painful defeat at Arsenal, where they leaked two late goals to lose a insane game 4-3.

Arsenal's early-season optimism after their opening day win over Leicester was dissipated quickly after Jese, Stoke's new loan signing from Paris Saint-Germain, capped a fine debut by scoring the victor 90 seconds after the break.

In truth, Craig Shakespeare's side should have added more, but they will be satisfied with their first win after being on the wrong end of a seven-goal thriller at Arsenal.

"He can run but not a full pelt".

"We're trying to give him enough time to recover from that". Unfortunately for the Englishman the ball got caught in his feet, leading him to completely scuff what should have been an easy tap-in. We're trying to manage that as best as we can.

Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton on Leicester: "In terms of them winning the league... it was an extraordinary one off".


Manchester United fans would be ill-advised to start dreaming about the title just yet but they will be heartened by another vintage performance which showcased their attacking firepower.

There was a further injury blow for City as Shakespeare confirmed that neither Danny Drinkwater (thigh) nor Vicente Iborra (groin) had returned to full training, meaning both will be unavailable for today's first home game of the campaign.

Newly promoted Brighton have suffered back-to-back defeats without scoring in their first two games in the Premier League.

Leonardo Ulloa scored 23 goals in 50 Championship appearances for Brighton before moving to Leicester in 2014.

Their only away win in the last 29 attempts in the top division came at Swansea City in March 1983.

Brighton midfielder Pascal Gross covered 12.8km against Manchester City, the most by a Premier League player on the opening weekend. Anthony Knockaert will be hoping to make an appearance against his former side.

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