Sunday, March 26, 2023

Premier League: March double provides Brighton 3-0 win over lacklustre Liverpool

Brighton & Hove Albion winger Solly March netted twice early within the second half and arrange one other aim in a 3-0 house win over a sluggish Liverpool on Saturday that lifts it above the Reds and as much as seventh within the Premier League standings.

After being denied a penalty late within the first half, March gave his facet the lead within the forty seventh minute as Brighton gained the ball excessive up the pitch and Kaoru Mitoma slid it into March’s path for a easy end.

The 28-year-old added a superb second six minutes later, latching on to Evan Ferguson’s cross and digging the ball out from underneath his ft to fireside it house contained in the far put up.

Making his first begin since becoming a member of Liverpool from PSV Eindhoven in December, Dutch ahead Cody Gakpo was nameless for a lot of the sport because the guests struggled to maintain possession and create any first rate probabilities.

March rounded off a superb efficiency by teeing up substitute Danny Welbeck with a glancing header from a throw-in, and Welbeck lifted the ball over a defender earlier than slotting it into the web for his first Premier League aim of the season.

The win means Brighton rise to seventh within the desk on 30 factors, two forward of Liverpool, which has struggled with kind and accidents.

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