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Tottenham have a strong home record against Brighton, winning six of their past seven home league games against them. The Seagulls are looking to win back-to-back league matches against Spurs for the first time. Tottenham have a strong scoring record, with the longest current run of scoring in consecutive Premier League matches and a streak of eight matches with at least two goals. They have also scored eight goals in the opening 15 minutes of league games this season. However, they have struggled to hold on to leads, dropping 18 points from winning positions this season.
Tottenham have lost just one of their past eight league games (W5, D2), having previously only managed one point out of a possible 15.
Brighton & Hove Albion will be without Simon Adingra, who will be involved in the Africa Cup of Nations final for Ivory Coast. They may have Kaoru Mitoma available following his Asian Cup campaign. Yves Bissouma has returned from international duty but has been suffering from malaria.
Yves Bissouma has also returned from international duty but revealed he has been suffering with malaria.