Brighton and Hove Albion v Everton, 15 October 2017

Score1-1
RefereeMichael Oliver
CompetitionPremier League
VenueAMEX Stadium
Attendance30,565
Kick-off: 1.30pm This was Everton's first visit to Brighton and Hove Albion since 9 April 1983 when Kevin Sheedy scored both goals in a 2-1 win in League Division One.

Goals:

Anthony Knockaert 82 G

Goals:

Wayne Rooney penalty 90 P

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Mat Ryan
Defender Bruno Saltor
Defender Markus Suttner
Defender/Centre back Shane Duffy
Defender/Midfielder Lewis Dunk
Defender/Midfielder Solly March
Midfielder Pascal Gross
Midfielder Davy Pröpper
Midfielder Dale Stephens
Midfielder/Forward Anthony Knockaert
Forward Glenn Murray

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford
Defender Michael Keane
Defender/Midfielder Mason Holgate
Defender/Midfielder Phil Jagielka
Defender/Midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin
Defender/Left back Leighton Baines
Midfielder Idrissa Gueye
Midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson
Midfielder Nikola Vlašić
Midfielder/Forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Forward Wayne Rooney

Substitutions:

Uwe Hünemeier for Shane Duffy 73
José Izquierdo for Solly March 73
Izzy Brown for Glenn Murray 85

Substitutions:

Oumar Niasse for Idrissa Gueye 69
Kevin Mirallas for Leighton Baines 84
Tom Davies for Wayne Rooney 90

Cards:

Davy Pröpper 56 Y
Lewis Dunk 67 Y
Anthony Knockaert 88 Y
Bruno Saltor 88 Y

Cards:

Kevin Mirallas 90 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Tim Krul
Defender Gaëtan Bong
Defender Uwe Hünemeier
Midfielder Jayson Molumby
Midfielder Ezequiel Schelotto
Midfielder/Forward Izzy Brown
Midfielder/Forward José Izquierdo

On the bench:

Defender Cuco Martina
Defender Ashley Williams
Midfielder Tom Davies
Midfielder/Forward Davy Klaassen
Midfielder/Forward Kevin Mirallas
Forward Oumar Niasse

Comments:

League position: 14th Brighton and Hove Albion failed in their attempt to equal their club record of three consecutive home wins in the top division which had stood since September 1982. The Seagulls had now scored five of their six goals in the Premier League at the AMEX Stadium. They had now won two of their last 11 league games (lost six). Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton said: "I'm incredibly disappointed. At this moment, because of the timing of the goals, it feels more like a defeat rather than a draw. We were up against a very good Everton side, they were good with the ball and had lots of quality but at that stage, I couldn't see them scoring. We had to defend well, through periods in both halves but particularly in the second-half. But as the game opened up, I thought we were the side that would capitalise and we did."

Comments:

League position: 16th Everton were now without a win in their last 12 away games in the Premier League; their worst such run sinced March 2002. The Toffees had now scored seven goals in their last 13 games in the Premier League. They had now lost only one of their last 20 Premier League games against newly-promoted teams (won ten). Everton manager Ronald Koeman said: "After 1-0 we showed character and finally maybe had to win the game in the last few seconds. We are in a difficult situation but it's one thing to come out of this and show fight like we did. In football, maybe it's only one point but it is a different picture. The players showed commitment. If there is no commitment by one player it is my job to bring in other players, but they work so hard every day to get it right."