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Tottenham Hotspur take the points and enjoy a home win against Brighton & Hove Albion

Technical card:
Brighton & Hove Albion: Toby Alderweireld, Joe Rodon, Gareth Bale, Moussa Sissoko, Davinson Sanchez, Heung Min Son, Tanguy Ndombele, Hugo Lloris, Pierre Hojbjerg, Ben Davies and Steven Bergwijn
Tottenham Hotspur: Robert Sanchez, Ben White, Lewis Dunk, Adam Webster, Joel Veltman, Yves Bissouma, Alexis MacAllister, Pascal Gross, Solly March, Neal Maupay and Leandro Trossard
Stadium: American Express Community Stadium
Goals: Leandro Trossard (1-0, min. 17)

Brighton’s 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, was hard fought at American Express Community Stadium. Brighton & Hove Albion arrived with the intention of increasing their league score after a scoreless draw against Fulham in their previous match. Tottenham Hotspur, on the other hand, were beaten 3-1 in the previous match against Liverpool. At the moment, Brighton & Hove Albion are in 17th place, with 21 points from 21 matches, while Tottenham Hotspur sit in 6th, with 33 points from 21.

Brighton & Hove Albion started the game well, following a goal from Leandro Trossard, 17 minutes in, finalising the first half with a 1-0. Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-0 at full time.

Both managers used all available substitutions. For Brighton, Dan Burn, Aaron Connolly and Adam Lallana came on for Joel Veltman, Leandro Trossard and Neal Maupay, while Tottenham brought on Carlos Vinicius, Lucas Moura and Erik Lamela to replace Davinson Sanchez, Gareth Bale and Tanguy Ndombele.

There were bookings for Neal Maupay and Dan Burn from Brighton and Toby Alderweireld for Tottenham.

Brighton & Hove Albion will next play Liverpool away, with Tottenham Hotspur facing Chelsea at home.

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