On date 17 of the England – Premier League 2022-2023 tournament, Brighton visited Southampton on Monday and achieved an important 3-1 away victory. The goal of the game for the locals was scored by James Ward-Prowse (27′ 2T). While the away goals were made by Adam Lallana (13′ 1T), Solly March (10′ 2T) and Romain Perraud (35′ 1T, against).
Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse was unable to get an equalizer after missing a penalty in the 72nd minute of the second half.
Solly March had a great performance. The Brighton and Hove midfielder scored 1 goal and made 31 correct passes.
Moisés Caicedo also had a good performance. The Brighton and Hove midfielder made 87 correct passes and stole 4 balls.
The game was fought, but there were more offenses than the creation of fair play. There were 3 reprimands: Joe Aribo, Robert Sánchez and Moisés Caicedo.
Southampton manager Nathan Jones fielded a 4-5-1 tactical setup with Gavin Bazunu in goal; Kyle Walker-Peters, Lyanco, Mohammed Salisu and Romain Perraud on the defensive line; Ibrahima Diallo, James Ward-Prowse, Mohamed Elyounoussi, Samuel Edozie and Moussa Djenepo in the middle; and Che Adams in the attack.
For their part, Roberto De Zerbi’s team came out with a 4-5-1 tactical arrangement with Robert Sánchez under the three sticks; Jöel Veltman, Lewis Dunk, Levi Colwill and Pervis Estupiñán in defense; Pascal Gross, Moisés Caicedo, Solly March, Adam Lallana and Kaoru Mitoma in midfield; and Leandro Trossard up front.
Robert Jones was the chosen referee for the match at Saint Mary’s Stadium.
On the next date, Southampton will visit Fulham and Brighton will play at home against Arsenal.
Thus, the local is in twentieth place in the championship with 12 points, while the visit, with 24, is in sixth place.
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