Brady misses out again for Burn­ley

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Brighton (13) v Ever­ton (8), Amex Sta­dium, 3pm.

Brighton are with­out goal­keeper Mat Ryan, who has joined Aus­tralia’s squad ahead of the Asian Cup. David But­ton and Ja­son Steele are com­pet­ing to re­place him. De­fender Lewis Dunk re­turns from a ban, but Alireza Ja­han­bakhsh is on in­ter­na­tional duty with Iran and fel­low winger Jose Izquierdo (knee) is out. Ever­ton’s Ade­mola Look­man could be fit af­ter an an­kle in­jury. Fel­low for­ward Richarli­son may be re­stored to the start­ing line-up af­ter his sub­sti­tute ap­pear­ance in the win at Burn­ley, which saw him score his ninth league goal.

Last five: Brighton WLLLD; Ever­ton DDLLW.

Top scor­ers: Mur­ray (Brighton) 8; Richarli­son & Sig­urds­son (Ever­ton) 9.

Match odds: H 12-5; D 12-5; A 2320.

Ref­eree: An­drew Madley.

Ful­ham (19) v Hud­der­s­field (20), Craven Cot­tage, 3pm.

Ful­ham have a fully fit squad with the ex­cep­tion of mid­fielder An­dreFrank Zambo An­guissa, who is re­cov­er­ing from an an­kle in­jury. Town boss David Wag­ner will check on mid­fielder Jonathan Hogg (knee). Mid­field­ers Aaron Mooy, Danny Wil­liams (both knee), and Ab­del­hamid Sabiri (col­lar­bone), plus de­fender Tommy Smith (ham­string) are still out.

Last five: Ful­ham DLLDD; Hud­der­s­field LLLLL.

Top scor­ers: Mitro­vic (Ful­ham) 7; Jor­gensen (Hud­der­s­field) 3.

Match odds: H 21-20; D 9-4; A 3-1.

Ref­eree: Kevin Friend.

Le­ices­ter (7) v Cardiff (17), King Power Sta­dium, 3pm.

With Jamie Vardy fit af­ter a groin prob­lem and primed to start, Le­ices­ter boss Claude Puel has no fresh in­jury wor­ries. Cardiff’s Cal­lum Pater­son (knee) faces a test, but Aron Gun­nars­son and Harry Arter are set to re­turn af­ter be­ing rested at Crys­tal Palace. Ken­neth Zo­hore (thigh), Jazz Richards (ham­string), and Danny Ward (knee) are out.

Last five: Le­ices­ter DLLWW; Cardiff LWLLD.

Top scor­ers: Vardy (Le­ices­ter) 6; Pater­son (Cardiff) 4. Match odds: H 8-15; D 16-5; A 11-2.

Ref­eree: Si­mon Hooper.

Tot­ten­ham (2) v Wolves (10), Wem­b­ley, 3pm.

Dele Alli missed Spurs’ win over Bournemouth due to a ham­string in­jury and will be mon­i­tored af­ter train­ing. Serge Aurier (groin) has re­turned to train­ing but Jan Ver­tonghen, Eric Dier, Vic­tor Wanyama, and Mousa Dem­bele miss out. Diogo Jota re­mains out for Wolves with a ham­string in­jury. Le­an­der Den­don­cker and Kort­ney Hause will be as­sessed af­ter they were left out of the squad for the 1-1 draw at Ful­ham due to ill­ness.

Last five: Tot­ten­ham WWWWW; Wolves WWWLD.

Top scor­ers: Kane (Tot­ten­ham) 16; Jimenez (Wolves) 5.

Match odds: H 1-3; D 4-1; A 9-1.

Ref­eree: Stu­art At­twell. Wat­ford (9) v New­cas­tle (15), Vicarage Road, 3pm.

Wat­ford will be with­out Chris­tian Kabasele. The de­fender was hos­pi­talised af­ter col­lid­ing with a goal post dur­ing the de­feat to Chelsea. Will Hughes (hip), An­dre Gray (leg), Se­bas­tian Prodl (knee), and Adal­berto Pe­naranda (foot) were all ab­sent on St Stephen’s Day and could re­main out. New­cas­tle mid­fielder Jonjo Shelvey is avail­able af­ter five games out with a thigh in­jury — which is timely, with Ki Sung-yueng away on in­ter­na­tional duty with South Korea. Goal­keeper Karl Dar­low (el­bow) and de­fender Ciaran Clark (an­kle) are out, but Flo­rian Le­je­une is avail­able af­ter knee lig­a­ment dam­age.

Last five: Wat­ford LDWWL; New­cas­tle DLWDL.

Top scor­ers: Pereyra (Wat­ford) 6; Ron­don (New­cas­tle) 5. Match odds: H 4-5; D 13-5; A 18-5. Ref­eree: Roger East.

Liver­pool (1) v Arse­nal (5), An­field, 5.30pm, (BT Sport). Liver­pool mid­fielder James Mil­ner will miss out with a mi­nor mus­cu­lar in­jury. He sat out the win over New­cas­tle and is not ex­pected to re­turn un­til Thurs­day’s trip to Manch­ester City. Left-back Al­berto Moreno has re­cov­ered from a back in­jury, but striker Do­minic Solanke (mus­cle) is out. Arse­nal’s Rob Hold­ing (knee), Kon­stanti­nos Mavropanos (groin), Hec­tor Bel­lerin (calf), Hen­rikh Mkhi­taryan (an­kle), and Danny Wel­beck (an­kle) are out, but Shko­dran Mustafi has a slight chance of be­ing in­volved af­ter ham­string trou­ble. Cap­tain Lau­rent Ko­scielny should be fine fol­low­ing a foot is­sue.

Last five: Liver­pool WWWWW; Arse­nal DWLWD.

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