FALMER. Brighton & Hove Albion demolishes Leicester City 5-2 with goals of L. Thomas (10′ own), M. Caicedo (15′), L. Trossard (64′), A. Mac Allister (70′ pen) and A. Mac Allister (90′). On the opposite side, Leicester City scored with K. Iheanacho (1′), P. Daka (33′).
The match was played at the The American Express Community Stadium stadium in Falmer on Sunday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Tony Harrington who was helped by Simon Long and Steve Meredith. The 4th official was Andre Marriner. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 21.9 degrees Celsius or 71.47 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 73%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Brighton & Hove Albion was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Leicester City that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.
Brighton & Hove Albion was more aggressive with 51 dangerous attacks and 23 shots of which 11 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Brighton & Hove Albion won the match.
Brighton & Hove Albion shot 23 times, 11 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Leicester City shot 6 times, 4 on target, 2 off target.
Brighton & Hove Albion received 1 yellow card (A. Mac Allister). On the opposite side, Leicester City received 1 yellow card (L. Thomas).
After playing this match, Brighton & Hove Albion will have 10 points like Chelsea to stay in the 4th place. On the opposite side, Leicester City will stay with 1 points to stay in the 20th place.
L. Thomas (OG)
A. Mac Allister
A. Mac Allister (Goal Disallowed)
A. Mac Allister (Penalty)
A. Mac Allister
Leicester City will host Aston Villa on the 10th of September with a 5-4 head to head statistic in favor of Leicester City (2 draws).
Brighton & Hove Albion: Formation and Lineups
Brighton & Hove Albion started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Graham Potter chose to play with the following team: Robert Sánchez , Joël Veltman , Lewis Dunk , Adam Webster , Solly March , Pascal Groß , Alexis Mac Allister , Moisés Caicedo , Leandro Trossard , Enock Mwepu and Danny Welbeck .
Brighton & Hove Albion made 4 changes: E. Mwepu for D. Undav (84′), L. Trossard for P. Estupinan (89′), M. Caicedo for B. Gilmour (90′) and S. March for T. Lamptey (90′).
Top player: Pascal Groß
Probably the most impressive player in Brighton & Hove Albion was Pascal Groß even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 38 passes (76% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 6. He performed 17 crosses.
Leicester City: Formation and Lineups
Leicester City started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
On the other side, Brendan Rodgers played with: Danny Ward , James Justin , Wilfred Ndidi , Jonny Evans , Luke Thomas , James Maddison , Boubakary Soumaré , Youri Tielemans , Harvey Barnes , Kelechi Iheanacho and Patson Daka .
Leicester City made 4 changes: H. Barnes for T. Castagne (46′), K. Iheanacho for J. Vardy (74′), Y. Tielemans for D. Amartey (74′) and B. Soumare for K. Dewsbury-Hall (74′).
Top player: Patson Daka
The player who no doubt impressed Leicester City the most was Patson Daka.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 13 passes (69% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 8.
Results of the day
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