Brighton & Hove Albion 1-2 Crystal Palace – Palace take all 3 points, after 2-1 victory against Brighton

Photo Credit: AP

Technical card:
Brighton & Hove Albion: Robert Sanchez, Joel Veltman, Ben White, Lewis Dunk, Dan Burn, Pascal Gross (Alireza Jahanbakhsh, min.81), Alexis MacAllister (Adam Lallana, min.68), Yves Bissouma, Steven Alzate (Danny Welbeck, min.46), Leandro Trossard and Neal Maupay
Crystal Palace: Vicente Guaita, Joel Ward, Gary Cahill, Cheikhou Kouyate, Tyrick Mitchell, Andros Townsend, Luka Milivojevic, Jairo Riedewald, Eberechi Eze (James McCarthy, min.90), Jordan Ayew and Jean-Philippe Mateta (Christian Benteke, min.75)
Stadium: the Amex Stadium
Goals: Jean-Philippe Mateta (0-1, min. 28), Joel Veltman (1-1, min. 55) and Christian Benteke (1-2, min. 90)

Palace delivered a resounding 2-1 victory against Brighton on Monday, at the Amex Stadium. Brighton & Hove Albion wanted to continue adding points after a scoreless draw against Aston Villa in their previous match. Crystal Palace lost 3-0 in the last match they played against Burnley. Following today’s result, Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace sit 16th, (26 points) and 13th, (32 points), in the league respectively, after 25 matches.

Crystal Palace started well with, beginning with a goal from Jean-Philippe Mateta in the 28th minute. The first half ended 1-0.

Brighton & Hove Albion staged a comeback in the second half, following a goal from Joel Veltman in the 55th minute. Crystal Palace reestablished their lead thanks to a goal from Christian Benteke in the 90th minute just before the final whistle to establish the 2-1, which sealed the victory for the visitors.

For Brighton & Hove Albion Danny Welbeck, Adam Lallana and Alireza Jahanbakhsh came on for Steven Alzate, Alexis MacAllister and Pascal Gross, while Palace replaced Christian Benteke and James McCarthy with Jean-Philippe Mateta and Eberechi Eze.

The referee booked Dan Burn and Joel Veltman for Brighton & Hove Albion.

Brighton & Hove Albion will next travel to West Bromwich Albion, while Crystal Palace will face Fulham at home.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*