Liverpool vs Brighton live score, updates, result, stats, lineups from Premier League match at Anfield

Liverpool host Brighton & Hove Albion on March 31 knowing they could have the opportunity to move top of the Premier League for the start of April.

The Reds saw their hopes of a quadruple end prior to the international break after losing a seven-goal thriller to Manchester United in the FA Cup.

They began this matchweek in second place in the league but behind Arsenal on goal difference only. Should they take all three points against Brighton and the Gunners fail to defeat Manchester City, Jurgen Klopp’s side will sit top of the standings heading into next week.

Brighton could use a positive result if they are to maintain their challenge for the European places, with Roberto De Zerbi’s men having only won two league games in the whole of 2024.

The Sporting News is following Liverpool vs. Brighton & Hove Albion live, providing score updates, commentary and highlights as they happen.

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Liverpool vs Brighton live score

  1st Half Goalscorers
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Projected lineups:

Liverpool (4-3-3, right to left): 62. Caoimhin Kelleher (GK) — 84. Conor Bradley, 78. Jarell Quansah, 4. Virgil van Dijk, 2. Joe Gomez — 8. Dominik Szoboszlai, 3. Wataru Endo, 10 Alexis Mac Allister — 11. Mohamed Salah, 9. Darwin Nunez, 7. Luis Diaz.

Brighton (3-4-2-1, right to left): 1. Bart Verbruggen (GK) — 34. Joel Veltman, 5. Lewis Dunk, 29. Jan Paul van Hecke — 2. Tariq Lamptey, 20. Carlos Baleba ,13. Pascal Gross, 30. Pervis Estupinan — 24. Simon Adingra, 15. Jakub Moder — 18. Danny Welbeck.

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Liverpool vs Brighton live updates, highlights, and commentary

Team news

Andrew Robertson is OUT for Liverpool today, so Joe Gomez and Jarell Quansah start, with Ibrahima Konate on the bench. Otherwise, the team is largely as expected.

Brighton appear to be going with a back three, while Jakub Moder starts in attack alongside Simon Adingra and Danny Welbeck.

1 hour 30 mins before kickoff: This is potentially a huge day in the title race, but Liverpool will only enjoy it if they can do something they haven’t done since November 2019: beat Brighton at home. In fact, Jurgen Klopp’s side have only managed one victory in the past eight meetings with the Seagulls in all competitions.

2 hours before kickoff: With Manchester City and Arsenal meeting later, can Liverpool apply a bit of pressure in the Premier League title race? We’ll find out soon enough.

Liverpool vs Brighton kick off time

This Premier League clash takes place at Anfield in Liverpool, UK and kicks off on Sunday, March 31 at 2:00 p.m. local time.

Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:

*The UK switches to British Summer Time (BST) on March 31, all times below are inclusive of the change.

  Date Kickoff time
USA Sun, Mar. 31 9:00 a.m. ET
Canada Sun, Mar. 31 9:00 a.m. ET
UK Sun, Mar. 31 2:00 p.m. BST
Australia Mon, Apr. 1 12:00 a.m. AEDT
India Sun, Mar. 31 6:30 p.m. IST

Liverpool vs Brighton lineups, team news

Klopp was hopeful Andrew Robertson could recover from a minor knock picked up on international duty with Scotland, but he does not start. Striker Darwin Nunez is back fit, though.

Diogo Jota and Trent Alexander-Arnold are still sidelined for the hosts and should return for next weekend’s trip to Manchester United.

Liverpool XI (4-3-3, right to left): Kelleher (GK) — Bradley, Quansah, Van Dijk, Gomez — Szoboszlai, Endo, Mac Allister — Salah, Nunez, Diaz.

Liverpool subs (9): Adrian, Konate, Gakpo, Elliott, Tsimikas, Gravenberch, Clark, McConnell, Danns

Brighton’s injury list is largely unchanged following the international break, with James Milner not ready in time to face his old club, and Joao Pedro still out.

Solly MarchBilly Gilmour and Julio Enciso also miss out, while Jakub Moder starts.

Brighton XI (3-4-2-1, right to left): Verbruggen (GK) — Veltman, Dunk, Van Hecke — Lamptey, Baleba, Gross, Estupinan — Adingra, Moder — Welbeck.

Brighton subs (9): Steele, Igor Julion, Webster, Lallana, Barco, Ferguson, Fati, Buonanotte, Chouchane

Liverpool vs Brighton live stream, TV channel

Here’s how to watch this Premier League match across selected areas of the world’s major regions:

Region TV Streaming
USA NBC USA Network, Telemundo Fubo, NBC app/website, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo
Canada

Fubo Canada

UK Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League Sky GO, Now TV
Australia Optus Sport
India JioTV, Hotstar

USA: This game is available on the NBC USA Network with streaming options on Fubo and the latter are currently offering a FREE trial. Spanish language options are on Telemundo.

Canada: Every Premier League game this season is live-streaming exclusively via Fubo.

Australia: Fans in Australia can stream every match live and on-demand on Optus Sport.

UK: This game is available via live broadcast on Sky Sports with streaming options on Sky GO and Now TV.

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