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Premier League: Brighton & Hove Albion vs Sheffield United

Team News: Brighton & Hove Albion: Sanchez, White, Webster, Dunk (C), Connolly, Bissouma, Maupay, Trossard, Lallana, March, Veltman. Sheffield United: Ramsdale, Baldock, Basham, Egan (C), Robinson, Stevens, Lundstram, Ampadu, Fleck, McGoldrick, Brewster.


5 Key Points:

- Sheffield United are unbeaten in their last 5 away league games against Brighton since 1987.

- Brighton are winless in their last 5 Premier League games against Sheffield since January 2005.

- Brighton's form in the last six games is L, L ,D ,W , D, D.

- Sheffield's form in the last six games is L, L, L, L, L, L.

- Sheffield are 13 Premier League games this season without a clean sheet.


1': We're underway at the Amex.

2': Trossard had a shot blocked by Egan after a lovely weighted ball from Maupay.

3': March's corner floats over Dunk's head as he can't reach it.

7': Trossard and Egan collide and Egan is given a free kick.

10': Great delivery from Trossard's corner, Dunk's header is fractionally over the bar.

12': Great ball to Veltman down the line but the first time cross met Robinson.

14': March was fouled by Baldock.

16': March was fouled by Baldock again.

17': March whips it in and Bissouma receives it on the edge of the box but retains possession.

19': Veltman fouled McGoldrick.

20': The free kick was taken and Brighton counter. March cuts it back to Lallana, he plays it through the box and it's deflected out for a corner.

24': Lallana played the ball the to Connolly and the shot is not strong enough to beat the keeper. Maupay was down with a head injury but is now up walking.

26': Bissouma played the ball to Trossard and he picked out Maupay excellently. It's blocked and then saved by Ramsdale.

27': Sanchez made a good catch to impede on the Blade's attack.

29': Veltman is fouled by Brewster.

30': Stevens clears March's cross.

31': Trossard's cross reaches Webster. He heads it down to Maupay, who's shot is blocked by Ampadu.

32': Lundstram heads the ball away from the corner and is fouled by Webster.


33': Dunk is yellow carded after a poor challenge.

34': What a save from Sanchez! Strong hands from Sanchez to keep McGoldrick's effort out.

37': VAR Review: Possible Red Card for Lundstram.

40': RED CARD! Lundstram is sent off after a poor tackle on Veltman after endangering his opponent. His yellow card was upgraded to a red.

45': 3 additional minutes.

45+2': White plays it to the back post and it's cleared again for another corner.

Half-Time: Brighton dominated the play and are still having the same issues of not being able to score. Sanchez made a great save for their free kick. Red Card was deserved and Bissouma has shone again for Brighton.

45': The Blades kick us off for the second half.

45': BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION SUBSTITUTION: Veltman for Jahanbakhsh.

47': Connolly is offside after fantastic feet from Lallana.

49': Jahanbakhsh made a good pass to Trossard who's shot is wide.

53': Great ball hooked over from Trossard to March and his cross is blocked out.

53': SHEFFIELD UNITED SUBSTITUTION: Brewster comes off for Bogle.

56': Ampadu makes a clearance relieving the Blades of some pressure.

57': Burke makes an excellent run on the counter and Stevens flashes it wide.

61': Great save by Ramsdale to take the ball from Connolly.

63': GOAL! Bogle has scored his first goal in the Premier League. 1-0 to Sheffield United.

65': Webster's shot is over the bar after Ramsdale saves it.

66': BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION SUBSTITUTION: Maupay comes off for Welbeck.

70': SHEFFIELD UNITED SUBSTITUTION: McGoldrick comes off and Osborn.

71': BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION SUBSTITUTION: White comes off for Zeqiri.

73': Zeqiri wins a corner with his first touch.

75': McGoldrick is yellow carded.

77': March's shot was deflected out.

78': Webster heads the ball towards goal after the corner but it's straight at Ramsdale.

80': Stevens clears the ball, some great defending from Sheffield United.

83': Great ball in from Jahanbakhsh and Connolly's header is too high.

86': Osborn is yellow carded.

87': GOAL! Trossard crossed it in, Webster headed it down and Welbeck takes it on his chest. He shoots and scored with power. 1-1.

88': Burke is yellow carded.

90': Trossard has a shot wide.

90': Ramsdale is yellow carded.

90+1': 4 minutes added.

90+1': The free kick is headed out by Welbeck.

90+3': Sanchez is fouled.

90+3': Basham receives a yellow card.

90+4': Great chance for a winner wasted by Brighton again.

Full-Time: Sheffield United have had a great game. They had a great defensive game despite the red card, they sat back and absorbed Brighton's pressure and hit them on the counter. Burke was our player of the match, he came on and effected the game positively for the Blades. His runs on the counter helped Sheffield get forward and defensively he did his job. Brighton were poor in the final third and repeated their problems of late, not being able to score.

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