Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Brighton & Hove Albion FA Cup

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Brighton & Hove Albion FA Cup – Preview, Prediction and Lineups 28/02/2024

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Brighton & Hove Albion FA Cup Match Analysis

The Molineux Stadium will host a Premier League FA Cup fifth-round match on Wednesday night, as Wolverhampton Wanderers welcome Brighton & Hove Albion to their West Midlands base.

Match Preview

Wolves head into the midweek game after a 1-0 win against Sheffield United, while Brighton secured a late 1-1 draw against Everton.

Sitting eighth in the league, Wolves are close to European qualification, with just one point behind Brighton.

They also have a chance to secure a spot in Europe through the FA Cup, having already defeated Brentford and West Bromwich Albion in 2024.

Wolves are looking to reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup for the first time since 2018-19 when they were semi-finalists against Watford.

Brighton scored five goals against Sheffield United in the previous FA Cup round, following a 4-2 victory over Stoke City.

They have a history of advancing in the FA Cup, reaching the semi-finals in the 2022-23 campaign.

Brighton has been scoring multiple goals in alternate matches since their win over Tottenham Hotspur in December.

Prediction: Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion

This match is expected to be closely contested, with both teams likely to score.

With no replay in the fifth round, the game may be decided by extra time and penalties.

Given Brighton’s experience in handling pressure, they might have an advantage in a penalty shootout.

  • Prediction: Draw
  • Betting Tip: Both Teams to Score

Possible Lineups

Wolverhampton Wanderers: (3-4-2-1)

Sa;

Kilman, Toti, S. Bueno;

Semedo, Lemina, Doyle, Ait-Nouri;

Neto, Bellegarde;

Hwang

Brighton & Hove Albion: (4-2-3-1)

Steele;

Veltman, Webster, Dunk, Estupinan;

Baleba, Gross;

Fati, Lallana, Adingra;

Welbeck

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