Brighton & Hove Albion beat Manchester City with a thumping 3-2 victory on Tuesday at the Amex Stadium. Brighton wanted to improve their league standing after a 1-1 draw against West Ham United. Man City, on the other hand, had been hopeful of extending their winning run, after a 4-3 victory against Newcastle United. As the table looks today, Brighton and Man City are 15th, (41 points) and 1st, (83 points), in the league respectively, after 37 matches.
Cityzens started the game well, thanks to an early goal from Ilkay Gundogan in the 2nd minute, finalising the first half 0-1.
Man City started strong in the second half and were able to dominate, with an early goal from Phil Foden in the 48th minute. However, Brighton weren’t lying down and managed to pull back a goal from Leandro Trossard at the 50 minute mark. The Seagulls looked to have the game under control when they scored again and incerased their lead, thanks to a goal from Adam Webster at the 72 minute mark to establish a 2-2. However they weren’t finished yet and Dan Burn made it 3-2, 76 minutes in with a final score of 3-2.
Both teams used all available substitutes. For Brighton, Leandro Trossard, Adam Lallana and Andi Zeqiri, came on for Danny Welbeck, Alireza Jahanbakhsh and Steven Alzate, Man City brought on Eric Garcia, Fernandinho and Gabriel Jesus to replace Ferran Torres, Ilkay Gundogan and Bernardo Silva.
The referee booked Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Adam Webster and Robert Sanchez from Brighton. Man City had the worst of it though, with Bernardo Silva, Ruben Dias and Fernandinho seeing yellow, and Joao Cancelo then sent off with a red.
Brighton will next travel to Arsenal, while Man City will face Everton at home.
|Brighton & Hove Albion:||Ederson, Joao Cancelo, Ruben Dias, John Stones, Olexandr Zinchenko, Bernardo Silva, Rodri, Ilkay Gundogan, Riyad Mahrez, Ferran Torres and Phil Foden|
|Manchester City:||Robert Sanchez, Ben White, Adam Webster, Dan Burn, Pascal Gross, Yves Bissouma, Steven Alzate, Jakub Moder, Danny Welbeck, Alexis MacAllister and Alireza Jahanbakhsh|
|Stadium:||the Amex Stadium|
|Goals:||Ilkay Gundogan (0-1, min. 2), Phil Foden (0-2, min. 48), Leandro Trossard (1-2, min. 50), Adam Webster (2-2, min. 72) and Dan Burn (3-2, min. 76)|