|Southampton:||Fraser Forster, Kyle Walker-Peters, Jan Bednarek, Jannik Vestergaard, Ryan Bertrand, Stuart Armstrong (Daniel N`Lundulu, min.87), James Ward-Prowse, Ibrahima Diallo, Takumi Minamino (Nathan Redmond, min.65), Che Adams and Nathan Tella (Moussa Djenepo, min.68)|
|Brighton & Hove Albion:||Robert Sanchez, Joel Veltman, Lewis Dunk, Ben White, Dan Burn (Andi Zeqiri, min.46), Adam Lallana, Yves Bissouma, Pascal Gross, Leandro Trossard (Jakub Moder, min.85), Danny Welbeck (Davy Propper, min.77) and Neal Maupay|
|Stadium:||St. Mary’s Stadium|
|Goals:||Lewis Dunk (0-1, min. 16), Che Adams (1-1, min. 27) and Leandro Trossard (1-2, min. 56)|
Brighton & Hove Albion strolled past Southampton with a 2-1 win on Sunday at St. Mary’s Stadium. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Southampton were looking forward to meeting again after losing 5-2 to Manchester City in their last match. Brighton, on the other hand, lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Leicester City. Following today’s result, Southampton are currently 14th with 33 points from 28 matches, while Brighton sit in 16th, with 29 points from 28.
The Seagulls started the first half well, with Lewis Dunk finding the net, on 16 minutes. However, their lead was short lived, as Che Adams equalised for The Saints in the 27th minute and seeing the first half out to a 1-1.
Brighton continued to apply pressure in the second half and were rewarded, thanks to Leandro Trossard finding the net in the 56th minute. The game ended with a 2-1 win for Brighton.
Both managers used the full entitlement. For Southampton, Nathan Redmond, Moussa Djenepo and Daniel N`Lundulu, came on for Takumi Minamino, Nathan Tella and Stuart Armstrong, Brighton brought on Andi Zeqiri, Davy Propper and Jakub Moder, to replace Dan Burn, Danny Welbeck and Leandro Trossard.
Southampton next face Leicester City and Brighton are at home to Newcastle United.