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Brighton have made five changes to their side and City six.
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Brighton subs: Button, Lamptey, Duffy, Burn, Stephens, Mac Allister, Jahanbakhsh, Maupay, Murray
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Man City subs: Carson, Stones, Zinchenko, Silva, Fernandinho, Otamendi, Foden, Doyle, Palmer
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Man City: Ederson, Walker, Eric Garcia, Laporte, Mendy, De Bruyne, Rodri, Bernardo Silva, Mahrez, Gabriel Jesus, Sterling
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Brighton: Ryan, Montoya, Webster, Dunk, Bernardo, Bissouma, Propper, Gross, Mooy, Trossard, Connolly.
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Lineups for todays game is as follows
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Though Pep Guardiola's troops have been lethal at times, they have lacked the same finesse this season which saw them win the last two league titles. If they are inconsistent today, Brighton will fancy their chances.
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Second-place City is nine points clear of third-place Chelsea and will be looking to end the season on a high with a series of good results.
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15th place Brighton enters the game on the back of a 3-1 defeat against Liverpool. However, the Seagulls have probably avoided relegation this season and are eight points clear of the drop-zone.
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City come into the game on the back of a 5-0 thrashing of Newcastle United.
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The reverse fixture which was played last August at the Etihad Stadium ended 4-0 to City.
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Hello and welcome to today's coverage of the Premier League as second-place Manchester City faces off against inconsistent Brighton and Hove Albion at the AMEX Stadium.
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City gets the game underway.
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De Bruyne gives away the ball to Brighton in midfield. A rare mishap from the Belgian.
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City successfully deals with the corner. They will get a free-kick after Dunk is found offside.
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Brighton win a corner after the ball if out off Garcia
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City plays the ball back to goalkeeper Ederson.
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Mahrez was dangerously in the box before a Brighton defender managed to win the ball from him.
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Mendy produced a good cross which Jesus which was unable to head on target.
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A shot by Jesus is blocked by Dunk. City get a corner.
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Rodri flicks on from the Mahrez corner but Brighton play it away.
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Webster heads the ball back to his team-mate Matt Ryan in goal for Brighton.
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The ball goes out of play for a Brighton goal kick.
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Brighton's Bernardo heads away a cross from City's Bernado Silva for a City corner.
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Garcia produces a measured backpass to Eduardo.
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De Bruyne crosses low but Brighton clears away.
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Bernardo Silva cheaply gives the ball away to Mooy.
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Connoley is flagged for offside.
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Brighton gets a corner.
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Mendy's shot is deflected for a City corner.
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Garcia's shot from the corner was just wide. Close!
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De Bruyne's attempted cross goes out for a Brighton throw-in.
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After being found with a header from Jesus, Sterling produced a brilliant finish from just outside the 18 yard area to open the scoring.
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GOAL! MAN CITY! STERLING! DAZZLING FINISH! Brighton 0-1 Man City
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Mahrez played in Mendy whose effort was just wide.
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Ryan takes a goal kick to re-start following the drinks break.
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Trossard shoots for Brighton but it is wide. He did not hit it well enough.
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Rodri attempts a long-range shot but he balloons the ball high over Ederson's goal.
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Bernardo blocks a shot in the Brighton area from Jesus.Ryan picks it up easily afterward.
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Brighton play out the ball from the back.
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De Bruyne lines up City's fourth corner.
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De Bruyne delivered into the area but Jesus's header was over.
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Brighton gives the ball away to Mahrez.
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De Bruyne finds Jesus who rattles the frame of the Brighton goal. Close!
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Ederson who has not been troubled so far clears the ball downfield from his goal.
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Brighton's defending has been sloppy so far. They will be punished and concede further goals if they carry on like this.
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Bernardo Silva sets up Jesus who tees in to Mahrez but the Algerian shoots wide.
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Gross delivers a good ball into the City area which Trossard hits wide. Close! The best chance so far for Brighton.
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Connolly of Brighton is struggling and has had the fewest touches of any Brighton player so far today.
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Ryan clears the ball from the back for a City throw in.
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Walker produces a blistering surge down the flank to set up Jesus but Webster and Dunk clear out.
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GOAL! CITY! JESUS! Jesus completes a simple header following De Bruyne's corner. Brighton 0-2 Man City
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The referee brings an end to the first half. City has dominated every department of the game so far.
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Connolly falls down in the City area following a touch from Walker but no penalty is given.
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There will be two minutes of added time.
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Brighton restarts proceedings for the second half.
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Mendy hits a cross which is straight against Bissouma.
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Ederson hits a 70 yard free-kick which finds Mahrez but he is offside.
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City have a free-kick in a dangerous area after Bissouma brings down De Bruyne.
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De Bruyne's free-kick is good and hits the frame of the post. Close!
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City has a goal kick after the ball is off Mooy.
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GOAL! MAN CITY! STERLING! Sterling dives to convert a cross from Mahrez Brighton 0-3 Man City
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Brighton are trying to play the ball from the back but struggling to put in together anything coherent.
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Brighton and Hove Albion 0-4 Manchester City.
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GOAL! CITY! BERNARDO SILVA! Silva's initial shot was spilled by Ryan but he scored the rebound.
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Brighton's defending has been poor. They will have to improve to even conceding even further goals.
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In an attempt to get his hat-rick, Sterling blazes high and wide.
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City makes a triple change. Jesus, De Bruyne and Mendy are off. On comes David Silva, Foden and Zinchenko.
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Ryan will take a goal kick for City.
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Jahanbakhsk replaces Trossard.
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Jahanbakhsk prepares to come on for Brighton as the players go off for a drinks break.
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Garcia is replaced by Stones and Fernandinho replaces Rodri for City.
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Dunk delivered a through ball which nearly found Jahanbakhsk. It was slightly over-hit and Ederson got to it.
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Dunk cleared Walker's ball which was delivered from the overlap.
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David Silva produced a brilliant pass to Mahrez. Mahrez got the ball past Ryan but just could not finished. He will feel that he should have passed to a team-mate.
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Brighton makes a change as Dan Burn replaces Gross.
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An attempted cross from Jahanbakhsk went straight to Ederson.
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The game has been easy so far for City. They have not been troubled at all.
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GOAL! MAN CITY! STERLING! HE HAS HIS HATTRICK! Brighton 0-5 Man City
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It was a sneaky and usual goal. The ball bounced off Sterling's head following a build up which saw him involved with Ryan and Dan Burn.
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Bissouma gets a yellow card.
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Ryan gifted the ball to City. Mahrez struck wide and wasted a good opportunity.
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City is on course to complete back to back 5-0 wins after winning their last game 5-0 against Newcastle United.
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Brighton's Bernardo is caught offside.
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Laporte is fouled by Lamptey.
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The game ends. City has completed another comfortable win. They have wrapped up second position this season.
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There will be two minutes of stoppage time.
Brighton and Hove Albion
Manchester City
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Goal Scorers
5
21' Raheem Ste...
44' Gabriel Jesus
53' Raheem Ste...
56' Bernardo S...
81' Raheem Ste...
1
Yellow Cards
0
83' Yves Bissouma
0
Red Cards
0
11
Squad
11
Mat Ryan
Lewis Dunk
Yves Bissouma
Leandro Tro...
Pascal Groß
Adam Webster
Aaron Mooy
Martín Montoya
Davy Pröpper
Bernardo
Aaron Connolly
1
5
8
11
13
15
18
22
24
30
44
2
7
9
14
16
17
20
22
26
31
50
Kyle Walker
Raheem Ster...
Gabriel Jesus
Aymeric Lap...
Rodrigo
Kevin De Br...
Bernardo Silva
Benjamin Mendy
Riyad Mahrez
Ederson
Eric García
9
Reserves
9
Tariq Lamptey
Shane Duffy
Dale Stephens
Neal Maupay
Alexis Mac ...
Alireza Jah...
Glenn Murray
David Button
Dan Burn
2
4
6
7
10
16
17
27
33
5
11
21
25
30
33
47
69
80
John Stones
Oleksandr Z...
David Silva
Fernandinho
Nicolás Ota...
Scott Carson
Phil Foden
Tommy Doyle
Cole Palmer