Why is Man City vs Brighton postponed? Reason Premier League match won’t go ahead this weekend

Manchester City’s home clash with Brighton and Hove Albion will no longer go ahead as planned this weekend.

Manchester City were set to face Brighton in the Premier League this weekend, but the fixture will no longer go ahead.

City are holding off pressure from Liverpool in the title race, though their draw with Crystal Palace has given the Reds fresh hope.

Brighton, meanwhile, are battling to get back into the top half with a number of games in hand to play.

And they will get one more match in hand this weekend due to their clash with City being postponed. Here we take a look at why.

Why has Man City vs Brighton been postponed?

City’s Premier League clash with Brighton has been postponed due to their FA Cup participation.

Pep Guardiola’s men are just one way away from Wembley, facing Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium in the quarter-finals this weekend.

That clash means the fixture with Brighton has had to be moved.

When will the fixture be played?

We are yet to see new dates confirmed for this weekend’s postponed fixtures.

City’s Champions League participation could make things a little tricky for the Premier League to find a new date, but a midweek date will be sought.

If City progress in the FA Cup this weekend, another of their Premier League fixtures will also have to be moved, causing something of a headache for league authorities.