Brighton take on AEK Athens in the first game of Europa League Group B on Thursday, 21st of September, at Falmer Stadium, at 20:00 PM (BST).
These two sides have never met, and this will be the first time Brighton play in European competition in their history.
Brighton won their last game, beating Manchester United in the Premier League. Goals from Danny Welbeck, Pascal Grob and Joao Pedro for Brighton, and a goal from Hannibal Mejbri for United.
AEK Athens drew their last game, 1-1 with Olympiacos in the Greece Super League. Goals from Ezequiel Ponce for Athens and Ayoub El Kaabi for Olympiacos.
How to watch Brighton vs AEK Athens
- Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2023
- Kickoff: 20:00 PM (BST)
- TV Network: TNT Sports
- Venue: Falmer Stadium
Brighton are set to have Pervis Estupinan return to the starting XI, after he was rested in the weekends Premier League action. Ansu Fati and Evan Ferguson featured at the weekend against Manchester United, and are in contention again to face AEK Athens. Solly March also looks set to return after being “rested” against Manchester United with a “minor muscle injury”.
Brighton: Verbruggen, Estupinan, Dunk, van Hecke, Veltman, Gilmour, Grob, Mitoma, Pedro, Fati, Ferguson.
AEK Athens: Stankovic, Mohammadi, Moukoudi, Vida, Rota, Zuber, Szymanski, Eliasson, Jonsson, Ponce, Araujo.