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Connolly winner puts Brighton top

15 Sep 2018
Aaron Connolly celebrates scoring for Brighton against West Ham, PL2

Seagulls continue their unbeaten start to the season with a 2-1 victory over West Ham

Brighton & Hove Albion went top of Premier League 2 Division 1 after coming from a goal down to beat West Ham United 2-1 at Amex Stadium.

West Ham took the lead on 20 minutes when midfielder Grady Diangana finished well into the top corner from close range.

The Hammers continued to dominate but Brighton were level in the 75th minute when Viktor Gyokeres volleyed in a loose ball.

Brighton took the lead only three minutes after equalising, when Anders Dreyer crossed to the back post for Aaron Connolly to score his fourth goal of the season.

The Seagulls are in first place, level on nine points with Leicester City, who play on Sunday. West Ham are seventh on six points.

See: Brighton report | West Ham report

(Photo credit: BHA/Paul Hazlewood)

Friday's PL2 Division 1 results

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