Brighton & Hove Albion's under-21s will play Everton tonight.
Brighton & Hove Albion’s under-21s have travelled to Merseyside to face Everton in a Barclays Premier League Cup last-16 tie at Southport FC tonight, kick-off 7pm.
Albion progressed to this stage of the competition following a 4-1 win over Norwich City back in November and now face a side that sits fifth in the Barclays U21 Premier League Division One table.
The two teams will contest the right to play Liverpool in the quarter finals, after the latter’s win over Leeds United last month.
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Coach Simon Rusk is set to welcome Glen Rea back into the squad, while Christian Walton is also included.
Henrik Rorvik Bjordal could make his full Albion under-21 debut, after the Norwegian came on for the final 20 minutes against Arsenal last Friday.
Fellow January transfer window signing Jonah Ayunga has made the journey north after also making his first appearance against the Gunners.
A report of tonight’s game will be published on seagulls.co.uk.
ALBION (probable squad): Walton (GK), Doherty (GK), Hunt, Barnett, Barclay, Rea, Dallison, Ward, Hutchinson, Molumby, Starkey, Harper, Tilley, Bjordal, Ayunga, Kandi, Tighe, Deen.
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