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Brighton 1 Crystal Palace 1: Andersen’s late own-goal gifts Seagulls deserved point in dramatic derby


BRIGHTON secured a point thanks to a late own-goal against Crystal Palace – but they will be left feeling they should have had all three.

Palace were indebted to Jack Butland for his first-half penalty save from Leandro Trossard.

Conor Gallagher enhanced his growing reputation with the opener for Crystal Palace
The on-loan Chelsea man was in the right place at the right time for the visitors

And if that wasn’t drama enough, Neal Maupay’s goal from the resultant corner was chalked off by VAR for a foul.

Chelsea loanee Gallagher pinged Patrick Vieira’s Eagles ahead in the 69th minute after good work from Jeffrey Schlupp.

But Brighton’s barrage at goal was finally rewarded three minutes from time when Palace defender Joachim Anderson poked a leg out to fire the ball past his own keeper.

More to follow…






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