Statistical Analysis: Brighton beat Manchester City in tough game
Manchester City were ahead 1-0 in the Premier League game at The Amex but Brighton came back to win 3-2.
The visitors Manchester City started best and were already 0-1 up at the start of the game. After only 2 minutes Ilkay Gündogan scored a goal from a pass from Riyad Mahrez. He has now scored 13 Premier League goals this season.
Manchester City’s Joao Cancelo was sent off in the 10th minute.
Straight after the break, Phil Foden found the net and increased the team’s lead. It was his eighth goal for the season. However, Manchester City were unable to make more of an impression.
In the 50th minute, Leandro Trossard scored a goal, to reduce the score for Brighton, changing the in-game odds at em odds tips.
Adam Webster equalised for Brighton in the 72nd minute, from a pass from Pascal Gross.
Dan Burn scored the decider, in the 76th minute. Burn then completed the team’s come back. The 3-2 goal was the last goal of the game.
Brighton have 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses with a 7–6 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Manchester City have 3 wins and 2 losses and a 11–9 goal difference.
With one game remaining, Brighton are in 15th place in the table and Manchester City are still at the top of the table. 12 points separate the teams.
In the next round on Sunday, Brighton face Arsenal away at Emirates Stadium, while Man City host Everton.
Fulham got a point away from home against a strong Manchester United on Tuesday. The Premier League match finished 1-1 (1-0).
Manchester United started the match well and took the lead when Edinson Cavani scored a goal after 15 minutes, with an assist by Bruno Fernandes, making it 0-1. The goal was his 10th on target in the league this season.
There was a long delay before the next goal came. Joe Bryan equalised for Fulham, with an assist by Bobby Reid, in the 76th minute. The 1-1 goal was the last goal of the game.
It was Fulham’s ninth game in a row without a win.
Manchester United have 1 win, 2 draws and 2 losses with a 7–8 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Fulham have 2 draws and 3 losses and a 3–9 goal difference.
With one game remaining, Manchester United are in second place in the table and Fulham are in 18th.
In the next round on Sunday, Man United face Wolverhampton away at Molineux Stadium, while Fulham host Newcastle.
Top-form Leeds win another one
Leeds are now in a strong position in the Premier League. When the team met Southampton at away on Tuesday, they secured their third win in a row. The team won with 2-0 (0-0), seemingly bringing their tough time to a close.
The first half finished 0-0, and it took until the 73rd minute before Patrick Bamford gave Leeds the lead as he scored a goal, with an assist by Rodrigo Moreno, He has now scored 16 Premier League goals this season.
The 0-2 goal came in the 90th minute, when Tyler Roberts scored a goal for Leeds. This brought the final score to 2-0.
After a goalless first half, Leeds were the stronger side in the second.
Southampton have 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses with a 7–7 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Leeds have 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss and a 9–3 goal difference.
With one game remaining, Southampton are in 14th place in the table and Leeds are in eighth.
On Sunday, Southampton will host West Ham at London Stadium and Leeds will host West Brom.
Leicester beaten by Chelsea
The first half of Tuesday’s game in the Premier League was a goalless affair but the third period saw the home side Chelsea get their things in order. And in the end, they beat Leicester 2-1.
The first half was goalless, but straight after half-time, Antonio Rüdiger made his mark as he scored a goal to give Chelsea the lead.
In the 66th minute, Jorginho scored a goal, to increase the lead for Chelsea, what was Jorginho’s seventh goal of the season.
Kelechi Iheanacho reduced the score for Leicester, with an assist by Wilfred Ndidi, in the 76th minute. He has now scored 12 Premier League goals this season. Leicester were unable to score any more goals. This brought the final score to 2-1.
Chelsea have 4 wins and 1 loss with a 7–3 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Leicester have 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses and a 8–9 goal difference.
With one game remaining, Chelsea are in third place in the table while Leicester are in fourth.
Both teams play again on Sunday with Chelsea hosting Villa at Villa Park, and Leicester host Tottenham.