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Brighton & Hove Albion 0-2 Southampton

Match summary

24 Aug 2019
Brighton & Hove Albion v Southampton

Two goals in the second half earned Southampton their first points of the season with a win against 10-man Brighton & Hove Albion.

Brighton went a man down on 30 minutes when Florin Andone was sent off for a high foul on Yan Valery.

Southampton substitute Moussa Djenepo curled a fantastic goal beyond Mat Ryan on 55 minutes to put Southampton ahead.

Nathan Redmond sealed the victory in stoppage time when he finished off Sofiane Boufal’s cross.

It was a first defeat of the season for Brighton, who thought they had led in the first half but Lewis Dunk's header was ruled out for offside against Dan Burn.

See: Brighton report | Southampton report

Next fixtures

Brighton: 31 Aug v Man City (A)
Southampton: 31 Aug v Man Utd (H)

Match officials

Referee: Kevin Friend Assistants: Matthew Wilkes; Andy Garratt Fourth official: Oli Langford VAR: Lee Mason Assistant VAR: Mark Scholes.

 

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