Brighton & Hove Albion eased past Brentford in a 1-0 victory on Saturday at Brentford Community Stadium. Brentford wanted to improve their league standing following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Aston Villa in their previous game. Brighton, on the other hand, lost 2-0 in the last match they played against Everton. As the table looks today, Brentford and Brighton are 10th, (5 points) and 3rd, (9 points), in the league respectively, after 4 matches.
After an un-eventful first half, The Seagulls continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Leandro Trossard just before the final whistle, leaving the final score at 1-0.
Both coaches used allfull available substitutions. For Brentford, Mads Roerslev Rasmussen, Mathias Jensen and Frank Onyeka, came on for Sergi Canos, Vitaly Janelt and Shandon Baptiste, Brighton brought on Jakub Moder, Alexis MacAllister and Solly March, to replace Adam Webster, Danny Welbeck and Marc Cucurella.
There were bookings for Sergi Canos, Bryan Mbeumo and Kristoffer Ajer from Brentford. For Brighton, Joel Veltman and Shane Duffy saw yellow.
|Brentford:||David Raya, Pontus Jansson, Ethan Pinnock, Kristoffer Ajer, Sergi Canos (Mads Roerslev Rasmussen, min.61), Shandon Baptiste (Frank Onyeka, min.75), Christian Norgaard, Vitaly Janelt (Mathias Jensen, min.68), Rico Henry, Bryan Mbeumo and Ivan Toney|
|Brighton & Hove Albion:||Robert Sanchez, Adam Webster (Jakub Moder, min.37), Lewis Dunk, Shane Duffy, Joel Veltman, Adam Lallana, Yves Bissouma, Marc Cucurella (Solly March, min.82), Leandro Trossard, Danny Welbeck (Alexis MacAllister, min.64) and Neal Maupay|
|Stadium:||Brentford Community Stadium|
|Goals:||Leandro Trossard (0-1, min. 90)|