Saturday, 7 December 2019

Hosts, Arsenal Topples against Brighton

By db-admin –  Arsenal have just hosted Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium, Friday (6/12). In the continued match of the English League, Arsenal as hosts were actually defeated 1-2 against Brighton.

The hosts were fouled in the 36th minute. Starting from a corner kick, the ball was directed at Burn to Connolly, who then was unable to control the ball. The wild ball was strucked by Webster to break Arsenal’s goal.

Minute 50, Arsenal equalized after Alexandre Lacazette made use of a corner scheme to rip Brighton’s net.

The Gunners could actually scored again in the 65th minute through the action of David Luiz. However, the goal was then disallowed after the referee used the help of VAR analysis.

When the match was likely to end in a draw, the visitors created a surprise. Brighton in the 81st minute successfully scored the second goal through Neal Maupay. He made use of assists from Aaron Mooy. The score ended 1-2 for the advantage of the visitors and this position lasted until the fight was over.

With this result, Arsenal remain in 10th place in the Premier League. The Gunners have just collected 19 points from 15 matches.


Arsenal: Bernd Leno; Hector Bellerin, Sokratis, David Luiz, Sead Kolasinac; Granite Xhaka, Lucas Torreira; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (c), Joe Willock, Mesut Ozil; Alexandre Lacazette.

Brighton: Mat Ryan; Steven Alzate, Adam Webster, Lewis Dunk (c), and Burn; Davy Propper, Dale Stephens, Aaron Mooy; Pascal Gross, Aaron Connolly; Neal Maupay.

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