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U23 Preview: Albion host Blackburn at the Amex

Albion are back in Premier League 2 Division 1 action tonight when they host Blackburn Rovers at the Amex, kick-off 7pm.

By James Hilsum • 30 August 2019

By Paul Hazlewood
Albion's under-23s are back in action at the Amex tonight.

Simon Rusk’s side head into the match looking to build on a promising start to the new campaign, with six points from their opening three games of the season.

The Seagulls secured a 2-0 opening day victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers courtesy of Aaron Connolly’s brace, which came before a narrow 2-1 defeat away at last season’s runners-up, Arsenal.

But Albion bounced back from that result in emphatic fashion with a 3-0 win against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium, which saw Connolly, Peter Gwargis and Bojan Radulovic all find the target.

Rovers have had a difficult start to the new season after picking up just one point in their opening three games, that came in the form of a 1-1 draw with Leicester that was sandwiched in between 3-1 and 2-1 defeats against Wolves and Arsenal respectively.

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U23 goals: Leicester 0 Albion 3

Our last fixture... 

Leicester 0

Albion 3
Connolly 39
Gwargis 50
Radulovic 88

Albion: Steele; Yapi, A.Davies, Roberts, Cox; Sanders, Cochrane; Gwargis, J.Davies (Richards 68), Tilley (Longman 83); Connolly (Radulovic 61).

Subs not used: Desbois (GK), Freestone.

By Paul Hazlewood
The Amex under the floodlights

Fancy watching the game?

If you are an Albion season ticket holder, you can gain free entry to tonight’s game, but you must book your tickets in advance.

Otherwise prices for non-season ticket holders are set at £5 for adults and £2 for over-65s and under-16s.

By Patrick Sullivan
There's PL2 action at the Amex tonight.

Not at the game?

You can follow updates of tonight’s game on the Match Centre, and can also keep up to date with all the key incidents over on the club’s official Twitter account.

A full match report and reaction will be available shortly after the final whistle, both on here and across all of our social channels.

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