Manchester City, Brighton clash in high-profile matchup

The managers may be the biggest stars when Manchester City host Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday. City’s Pep Guardiola is long regarded as one of the best in the world. And he’s been consistently heaping praise on Brighton’s Roberto De Zerbi, viewed as one of the globe’s most promising young managing prospects. De Zerbi already is in his fourth top-flight role after two previous posts in the Serie A and one with Ukrainian giants

Liverpool aim for rare victory over Brighton

Liverpool FC look to continue their early Premier League title challenge on Sunday when they visit a Brighton & Hove Albion side that has been a major impediment to those aims in the recent past. Liverpool (5-1-1, 16 points) enters the weekend fourth in the table — but only two points back of league leaders Manchester City — following a controversial 2-1 loss at Tottenham Hotspur that could have finished differently had Luis Diaz’s apparent