Brighton bags 3 points as they beat Leicester City 2-1
Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. continue their fabulous run at 2021–22 Premier League, having just lost one game in five matches till now.
Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. bagged a crucial 3 points as they won against Leicester City F.C. and currently are at 4th Position in the 2021–22 Premier League Table.
Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. defeated Leicester City F.C. with a scoreline of 2 – 1 at The Amex Stadium – their home ground. The Seagulls had lost only one game before this to Everton.
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The opening goal of the match went in favor of the home side as they were awarded a Penalty as Leicester City’s defender Jannik Vestergaard’s hand touched the ball inside the box. And in the 35th-minute mark, the No. 9 for Brighton Neal Maupay gives them the lead as he converts the penalty.
Thus, at Half-time the Seagulls are in lead with 1 – 0 Leicester City.
But for the visitors, they had many instances of near chances that it seemed like it was just not their day today.
Whereas, just after the half-time around the 50th-minute mark, Brighton found their second goal as Leandro Trossard’s free-kick gives an amazing header by Danny Welbeck as he nods his head down to find the net.
Just when it feels like the match is slipping away from The Foxes, they show amazing team plays with one-touch passes as Jamie Vardy scores a goal in the 61st-minute mark.
With now the scoreline reading Brighton 2 – 1 Leicester City
But for Leicester City, they had quite good chances as they did find the net twice but the goals were disqualified for offside in both instances.
As a result, Full-time: Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. 2 – 1 Leicester City F.C.
FULL-TIME Brighton 2-1 Leicester
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