Brighton & Hove Albion 1-2 Crystal Palace: Late Christian Benteke objective stuns Seagulls

Brighton & Hove Albion 1-2 Crystal Palace: Late Christian Benteke objective stuns Seagulls

Christian Benteke scores for Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace scored with each of their two efforts on track

Christian Benteke’s stoppage-time objective gave Crystal Palace a smash-and-grab Premier League win at rivals Brighton, who are actually in peril of being drawn right into a relegation battle.

The guests had opened the scoring towards the run of play, with Jean-Philippe Mateta backheeling Jordan Ayew’s cross in from their first assault of the sport.

However Brighton’s dominance in possession although was rewarded with an equaliser after the break when Joel Veltman swept a left-foot effort into the bottom-right nook.

The hosts spurned a number of glorious possibilities to go forward earlier than Benteke fantastically volleyed within the winner towards the run of play within the ultimate minute of added time.

It proved to be a exceptional conclusion to the competition with Brighton having fun with 75% of the ball, registering 25 pictures on objective to Palace’s three and forcing 13 corners whereas conceding none.

The end result sees Palace transfer up a spot to thirteenth however the Seagulls stay sixteenth, simply 4 factors above a resurgent Fulham in 18th.

Extra to comply with.

Participant of the match

BentekeChristian Benteke

Brighton & Hove Albion

  1. Squad quantity34Participant identifyVeltman

  2. Squad quantity5Participant identifyDunk

  3. Squad quantity10Participant identifyMac Allister

  4. Squad quantity33Participant identifyBurn

  5. Squad quantity26Participant identifySánchez

  6. Squad quantity18Participant identifyWelbeck

  7. Squad quantity11Participant identifyTrossard

  8. Squad quantity8Participant identifyBissouma

  9. Squad quantity13Participant identifyGroß

  10. Squad quantity3Participant identifyWhite

  11. Squad quantity14Participant identifyLallana

  12. Squad quantity17Participant identifyAlzate

  13. Squad quantity16Participant identifyJahanbakhsh

  14. Squad quantity9Participant identifyMaupay

Crystal Palace

  1. Squad quantity20Participant identifyBenteke

  2. Squad quantity9Participant identifyJ Ayew

  3. Squad quantity24Participant identifyCahill

  4. Squad quantity14Participant identifyMateta

  5. Squad quantity8Participant identifyKouyaté

  6. Squad quantity31Participant identifyGuaita

  7. Squad quantity10Participant identifyTownsend

  8. Squad quantity2Participant identifyWard

  9. Squad quantity27Participant identifyMitchell

  10. Squad quantity22Participant identifyMcCarthy

  11. Squad quantity25Participant identifyEze

  12. Squad quantity44Participant identifyRiedewald

  13. Squad quantity4Participant identifyMilivojevic



Formation 3-4-2-1

  • 26Sánchez
  • 3White
  • 5Dunk
  • 33BurnBooked at 53mins
  • 34VeltmanBooked at 84mins
  • 13GroßSubstituted forJahanbakhshat 81′minutes
  • 8Bissouma
  • 17AlzateSubstituted forWelbeckat 45′minutes
  • 11Trossard
  • 10Mac AllisterSubstituted forLallanaat 68′minutes
  • 9Maupay


  • 7Connolly
  • 14Lallana
  • 15Moder
  • 16Jahanbakhsh
  • 18Welbeck
  • 22Tau
  • 23Steele
  • 24Pröpper
  • 29Zeqiri

Crystal Palace

Formation 4-3-3

  • 31Guaita
  • 2Ward
  • 8Kouyaté
  • 24Cahill
  • 27Mitchell
  • 44Riedewald
  • 4Milivojevic
  • 25EzeSubstituted forMcCarthyat 90+1′minutes
  • 9J Ayew
  • 14MatetaSubstituted forBentekeat 75′minutes
  • 10Townsend


  • 1Butland
  • 3van Aanholt
  • 6Dann
  • 17Clyne
  • 20Benteke
  • 22McCarthy
  • 23Batshuayi
  • 34Kelly

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