Premier League: Brighton & Hove Albion beats Liverpool 3-0

FALMER. Brighton & Hove Albion was ultimately too good for Liverpool.

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FALMER. Brighton & Hove Albion was after all too good for Liverpool with the goal of S. March (47′), S. March (53′) and Danny Welbeck  (82′). Brighton & Hove Albion was vastly superior ball possession (62%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the The American Express Community Stadium stadium in Falmer on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Darren England with the support of Daniel Robathan and Wade Smith. The 4th official was Tim Robinson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 8.1 degrees Celsius or 46.53 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 82%.​

Match Statistics

Brighton & Hove Albion was in firm control of the ball 62% while Liverpool was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Brighton & Hove Albion was more aggressive with 56 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Brighton & Hove Albion won the encounter.

Brighton & Hove Albion shot 14 times, 7 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Liverpool shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Brighton & Hove Albion received 1 yellow card (Lewis Dunk). On the other side, Liverpool received 3 yellow cards (Joel Matip, Jordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold).

After playing this contest, Brighton & Hove Albion will have 27 points to stay in the 8th place. Talking about the opposition, Liverpool will stay with 28 points to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 18'
    18'

    Lewis Dunk

  • 18'
    18'

    Joel Matip

  • 31'
    31'

    Jordan Henderson

  • 42'
    42'

    S. March

  • 47'
    47'

    S. March

    K. Mitoma

  • 53'
    53'

    S. March

  • 65'
    65'

    Trent Alexander-Arnold

  • 66'
    66'

    Joël Veltman

    Adam Lallana

  • 66'
    66'

    Danny Welbeck 

    E. Ferguson

  • 68'
    68'

    B. Doak

    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

  • 68'
    68'

    Naby Keïta

    Fabinho

  • 69'
    69'

    H. Elliott

    Jordan Henderson

  • 69'
    69'

    Joe Gomez

    Joel Matip

  • 82'
    82'

    Danny Welbeck 

  • 83'
    83'

    J. Sarmiento

    A. Mac Allister

  • 90'
    90'

    Tariq Lamptey

    K. Mitoma

  • 90'
    90'

    Adam Webster

    Lewis Dunk

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Brighton & Hove Albion will play away with Leicester City on the 21st of January with a 10-5 head to head in favor of Leicester City (5 draws).

Liverpool will host Chelsea on the 21st of January with a 15-14 head to head record in favor of Liverpool (17 draws).

Brighton & Hove Albion: Formation and Lineups

Brighton & Hove Albion started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Roberto De Zerbi chose to play with the following team: Robert Sánchez (6.9), Pascal Groß (6.9), Lewis Dunk (6.8), Levi Colwill (7.4), Pervis Estupiñán (6.5), Moisés Caicedo (6.9), Alexis Mac Allister (7.3), Solly March (8.9), Adam Lallana (6.7), Kaoru Mitoma (6.8) and Evan Ferguson (7.1).

Substitutes

Brighton & Hove Albion made 5 changes: Adam Lallana for Joël Veltman (66′), E. Ferguson for Danny Welbeck  (66′), A. Mac Allister for J. Sarmiento (83′), K. Mitoma for Adam Webster (90′) and Lewis Dunk for Adam Webster (90′).

Top player: Solly March

The player who no doubt impressed Brighton & Hove Albion the most was Solly March.

His rating is (8.9) with 2 goals, 25 passes (88% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 16. He performed 4 crosses.

Liverpool: Formation and Lineups

Liverpool started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Jürgen Klopp played with: Alisson (6.6), Trent Alexander-Arnold (6.8), Joël Matip (6.0), Ibrahima Konaté (7.3), Andrew Robertson (6.3), Jordan Henderson (6.4), Fabinho (6.5), Thiago Alcântara (6.9), Mohamed Salah (6.6), Cody Gakpo (6.7) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (6.4).

Substitutes

Liverpool made 4 changes: Fabinho for Naby Keïta (68′), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for B. Doak (69′), Jordan Henderson for H. Elliott (69′) and Joel Matip for Joe Gomez (69′).

Top player: Ibrahima Konaté

The player who no doubt impressed Liverpool the most was Ibrahima Konaté.

His rating is (7.3) with 58 passes (94% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 9.

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