Brighton v Everton: match preview

Everton become the first club to complete 4,500 top-flight matches against Brighton, and they travel in mixed form. A pre-Christmas 6-2 thumping by Spurs was followed by a 5-1 win at Burnley on Boxing Day and with Richarlison expected to start after appearing as a scoring substitute at Turf Moor, they will be expecting to add more goals. Brighton have Lewis Dunk restored to the defence after suspension but will be without their goalkeeper Mat Ryan, who has played every minute of every league match since Albion returned to the top flight in 2017, as he has joined up with Australia for the Asian Cup in the UAE. David Button is expected to deputise. Mark Tallentire

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