FALMER. West Ham United prevails over Brighton & Hove Albion 3-1. West Ham United was just to good to grab a decisive 3-0 lead with James Ward-Prowse (19′), Jarrod Bowen (58′) and Michail Antonio (63′). Brighton & Hove Albion reduced the distance with a goal (81′) by Pascal Groß, but there was not much to do for them. Brighton & Hove Albion was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (80%).
The match was played at the The American Express Community Stadium stadium in Falmer on Saturday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Anthony Taylor with the assistance of Gary Beswick and Adrian Holmes. The 4th official was Samuel Allison. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 16.7 degrees Celsius or 62.01 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 74%.
Brighton & Hove Albion was in firm control of the ball 80% while West Ham United was struggling with a 20% ball possession.
Brighton & Hove Albion was more aggressive with 137 dangerous attacks and 27 shots of which 10 were on target. Nonetheless, West Ham United managed to find the solution to win this contest.
Brighton & Hove Albion shot 27 times, 10 on target, 16 off target. On the other side, West Ham United shot 12 times, 7 on target, 5 off target.
Brighton & Hove Albion received 1 yellow card (Kaoru Mitoma). On the other side, West Ham United received 3 yellow cards (James Ward-Prowse, Edson Álvarez and Thilo Kehrer).
After this contest, Brighton & Hove Albion stays with 6 points to occupy the 3rd place in the table. while West Ham United has 4 points (7th).
West Ham United will play away with Luton Town on the 1st of September with a 0-0 head to head record.
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: Bart Verbruggen , James Milner , Adam Webster , Lewis Dunk , Pervis Estupiñán , Pascal Groß , Billy Gilmour , Solly March , Danny Welbeck , Kaoru Mitoma and Evan Ferguson .
Brighton & Hove Albion could not rely on the presence of Joël Veltman (injured).
Brighton & Hove Albion made 4 changes: Danny Welbeck for João Pedro (60′), Billy Gilmour for Adam Lallana (60′), James Milner for Joël Veltman (72′) and Solly March for Simon Adingra (72′).
Top player: Pascal Groß
Probably the most impressive player in Brighton & Hove Albion was Pascal Groß.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 100 passes (88% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 10 crosses.
West Ham United: Formation and Lineups
West Ham United started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
Talking about the opposition, David Moyes played with: Alphonse Aréola , Vladimír Coufal , Kurt Zouma , Angelo Ogbonna , Emerson Palmieri , Edson Álvarez , Jarrod Bowen , Tomáš Souček , James Ward-Prowse , Lucas Paquetá and Michail Antonio .
West Ham United could not rely on the presence of Saïd Benrahma (injured) and Danny Ings (injured).
West Ham United made 4 changes: Tomáš Souček for Saïd Benrahma (39′), Michail Antonio for Thilo Kehrer (79′), Edson Álvarez for Pablo Fornals (84′) and Lucas Paquetá for Danny Ings (85′).
Best player: Alphonse Aréola
The player that probably impressed the most for West Ham United was the goalkeeper: Alphonse Aréola. His rating is 8.35. He performed 8 saves.
Results of the day
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