Leon Balogun scores after just 25 seconds for Brighton

Annette Crawford
December 6, 2018

With Murray hurt after a challenge by James Tomkins in the course of conceding a corner, near the watching referee Kevin Friend, Duffy confronted Van Aanholt - who regardless appeared to exaggerate the contact made and watched as the defender was sent off.

It was an incredible impact from the defender, who had been brought on to help the Albion at the other end after Shane Duffy's red card.

The home side lost Murray to an injury and his replacement Florin Andone scored Brighton's third in the fourth minute of first-half stoppage time.

Chris Hughton sent Balogun on in response and the Nigeria global lashed a brilliant right-footed strike past Wayne Hennessey just 25 seconds later to complete a remarkable string of events.

A Brighton fan has been arrested for throwing a pie at Wilfried Zaha during the Seagulls' victory over Crystal Palace.

It took until the 81st minute for Palace to get the goal they perhaps had earned, and unsurprisingly again owing to Zaha's influence. However, the 25-year-old was the epitome of professionalism as he chased after every ball. However, Roy Hodgson's side remain only three points above the bottom three.

Four arrests were made in the centre of Brighton, three at Falmer station and three at the Amex Stadium.

- Seagulls striker Glenn Murray has scored the opening goal in five Premier League games this season - only Mohamed Salah (6) has done so in more. They travel to Burnley for their next game on Saturday.

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