Premier League: Brighton & Hove Albion demolishes Everton 3-2 with 2 goals from A. Mac

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LIVERPOOL. Brighton & Hove Albion conquered Everton 3-2 thanks to A. Mac who scored in the 3rd and 71st minute.

LIVERPOOL. Brighton & Hove Albion defeated Everton 3-2 thanks to A. Mac who scored in the 3rd and 71st minute.

D. Calvert-Lewin missed a decisive penalty (25′). That would have allowed Everton to draw the match.​

The match was played at the Goodison Park stadium in Liverpool on Sunday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was John Brooks who had the assistance of Lee Betts and James Mainwaring. The 4th official was Jonathan Moss. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 9.6 degrees Celsius or 49.35 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 84%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Everton was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Brighton & Hove Albion that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.

Everton was more aggressive with 69 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 6 were on target. Even so, Brighton & Hove Albion was capable to find the solution to win this contest.​

Everton shot 17 times, 6 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, Brighton & Hove Albion shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Everton received 1 yellow card (J. Kenny). On the other side, Brighton & Hove Albion received 1 yellow card (A. Webster).

After this match, Everton will stay with 19 points to stay in the 15th place. On the other side, Brighton & Hove Albion will have 24 points to stay in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 3'
    3'

    A. Mac Allister

    Goal! Everton 0, Brighton and Hove Albion 1. Alexis Mac Allister - Brighton and Hove Albion - shot with right foot from the centre of the box to the left corner. Assist - Neal Maupay with a head.Goal confirmed following VAR Review.
  • 9'
    9'

    J. Kenny

    Jonjoe Kenny - Everton - receive yellow card for a foul.
  • 21'
    21'

    D. Burn

    Goal! Everton 0, Brighton and Hove Albion 2. Dan Burn - Brighton and Hove Albion - shot with the head from few metres to the right corner. Assist - Enock Mwepu with a head after corner. Corner - Brighton and Hove Albion. Conceded by Allan. Shot blocked. Yves Bissouma - Brighton and Hove Albion - shot with right foot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assist - Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 25'
    25'

    D. Calvert-Lewin

    Penalty missed! Still Everton 0, Brighton and Hove Albion 2. Dominic Calvert-Lewin - Everton - hits the bar with a shot with right foot.
  • 53'
    53'

    A. Gordon

    Goal! Everton 1, Brighton and Hove Albion 2. Anthony Gordon - Everton - shot with left foot from outside the box to the left corner. Assist - Allan.
  • 61'
    61'

    S. Duffy

    J. Veltman

  • 61'
    61'

    T. Lamptey

    A. Lallana

  • 63'
    63'

    A. Webster

    Adam Webster - Brighton and Hove Albion - receive yellow card for a foul. Missed chance. Séamus Coleman - Everton - shot with right foot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assist - Demarai Gray .
  • 71'
    71'

    A. Mac Allister

    Goal! Everton 1, Brighton and Hove Albion 3. Alexis Mac Allister - Brighton and Hove Albion - shot with right foot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assist - Enock Mwepu.
  • 76'
    76'

    A. Gordon

    J. Kenny

    Goal! Everton 2, Brighton and Hove Albion 3. Anthony Gordon - Everton - shot with right foot from the centre of the box to the right corner. Assist - Jonjoe Kenny with a cross. Substitution - Everton. Salomón Rondón for Jonjoe Kenny.
  • 77'
    77'

    S. Rondon

    J. Kenny

  • 81'
    81'

    J. Moder

    L. Trossard

  • 87'
    87'

    A. Gomes

    Allan

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Everton will host Leicester City on the 11th of January with a 6-6 head to head.

Brighton & Hove Albion will host Crystal Palace on the 14th of January with a 7-5 head to head record in favor of Crystal Palace (6 draws).

Everton: Formation and Lineups

Everton started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).

The manager Rafael Benítez Maudes chose to play with the following team: Jordan Pickford (6.3), Jonjoe Kenny (6.8), Ben Godfrey (6.3), Michael Keane (6.4), Mason Holgate (6.2), Séamus Coleman (6.4), Anthony Gordon (8.5), Abdoulaye Doucouré (6.4), Allan (7.0), Demarai Gray (6.8) and Dominic Calvert-Lewin (6.1).

Substitutes

Everton made 2 changes: J. Kenny for S. Rondon (77′) and Allan for A. Gomes (87′).

Top player: Anthony Gordon

The player who no doubt impressed Everton the most was Anthony Gordon.

His rating is (8.5) with 2 goals, 26 passes (76% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 13. He performed 5 crosses.

Brighton & Hove Albion: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Graham Potter played with: Robert Sánchez (6.5), Joël Veltman (6.2), Adam Webster (5.9), Dan Burn (7.9), Marc Cucurella (7.0), Enock Mwepu (6.8), Adam Lallana (6.5), Yves Bissouma (7.2), Alexis Mac Allister (9.0), Neal Maupay (6.9) and Leandro Trossard (6.6).

Substitutes

Brighton & Hove Albion made 3 changes: J. Veltman for S. Duffy (61′), A. Lallana for T. Lamptey (61′) and L. Trossard for J. Moder (81′).

Top player: Alexis Mac Allister

Probably the most impressive player in Brighton & Hove Albion was Alexis Mac Allister.

His rating is (9.0) with 2 goals, 38 passes (76% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 13. He performed 5 crosses.

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