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West Ham vs Brighton LIVE: Team news, line-ups and more ahead of Premier League fixture today


West Ham United’s London Stadium will be empty again this weekend

West Ham United’s London Stadium will be empty again this weekend

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Brighton are without a win in their last five league games, including that disappointing draw with bottom side Sheffield United, and there are some questions being asked of Graham Potter’s management which has seen the team create plenty without turning those attacking moments into enough goals. 

Follow all the latest updates from West Ham vs Brighton below, following the conclusion of Leeds vs Burnley.

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Leeds 1 – 0 Burnley

75 mins: Burnley send the ball long and Chris Wood flicks the ball on to Ashley Barnes. He takes a shot from a narrow angle and Illan Meslier makes a decent body save to deny him.

Michael Jones27 December 2020 13:33

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Leeds 1 – 0 Burnley

72 mins: Leeds break on the counter attack with Pablo Hernandez carrying the ball to the front edge of the box. He’s tracked by Mee and Tarkowski but gets a shot away and forces Pope into a low diving save to his left. 

Michael Jones27 December 2020 13:28

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Leeds 1 – 0 Burnley

69 mins: A Burnley corner is whipped into the box and Meslier tries to pluck it out of the air and drops the ball. He’s been very shaky today but he is awarded a free kick. Ian Poveda comes on for Raphinha in Leeds’ final change. 

Michael Jones27 December 2020 13:27

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Leeds 1 – 0 Burnley

66 mins: Jamie Shackleton comes on for Leeds with Mateusz Klich the man to give way. Burnley have really come out swinging here and Leeds are yet to truly respond to the challenge. 

Michael Jones27 December 2020 13:23

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Team news – West Ham vs Brighton

Up next, West Ham take on Brighton. Here are the teams: 

Michael Jones27 December 2020 13:22

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Leeds 1 – 0 Burnley

63 mins: Lowton to Benson to Westwood. Burnley are playing nicely in Leeds’ third but the final ball is missing. Westwood plays a through ball into the box but no-one makes a run and Meslier tidies up. 

Michael Jones27 December 2020 13:20

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Leeds 1 – 0 Burnley

60 mins: Marcelo Bielsa makes a change as Rodrigo is replaced with Pablo Hernandez. The Leeds boss wants more control in the middle of the pitch. 

Michael Jones27 December 2020 13:16

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Leeds 1 – 0 Burnley

57 mins: They next goal will be crucial. Burnley’s press seems to have upset Leeds’ flow, they’re giving the ball away too easily and Burnley are finding a bit of joy in the final third. If the visitors can convert this period into a goal then Leeds may fold but if the Whites score next they’ll relax with a two-goal cushion. Browhill’s effort from ranged lands safely in Meslier’s hands. 

Michael Jones27 December 2020 13:13

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Leeds 1 – 0 Burnley

54 mins: It’s been a positive start to the half for Burnley who aren’t afraid to step up to Leeds. This time they work the ball to Matt Lowton who takes a long ranged shot that Meslier has covered. Leeds look rocked here, they’re making simple mistakes.

Michael Jones27 December 2020 13:11

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Leeds 1 – 0 Burnley

51 mins: Ashley Westwood’s corner comes to nothing as it’s headed out to the right wing but Westwood gets it back and fires in a quick cross. Ben Mee flicks it on to James Tarkowski but the whistle goes as he’s offside. 

Michael Jones27 December 2020 13:08



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