Brighton & Hove Albion’s Kaoru Mitoma scored for a 3rd recreation in succession to grab a 1-0 win over relegation-threatened Bournemouth in a Premier League south-coast derby on Saturday.
With time operating out and Bournemouth seemingly coming away from the Amex Stadium with a treasured level, Mitoma stole into the field and rose excessive whereas back-pedalling to move residence Jeremy Sarmiento’s cross on the close to put up within the 87th minute.
The objective was not a trademark end from the electrical Japanese winger however it was sufficient to seal three factors as Brighton moved again as much as sixth place with 34 factors whereas Bournemouth is nineteenth, some extent under the protection zone.
Earlier, Brighton’s Deniz Undav had the proper probability to open the scoring when he pounced on a poor cross from Bournemouth goalkeeper Neto however the ahead had his first shot blocked and his second saved whereas his closing try cannoned off the put up.
Bournemouth felt exhausting accomplished by when Dango Ouattara was pushed to the bottom within the field by defender Pervis Estupinan, who made no try and play the ball, however the referee and VAR deemed it a authorized problem and no penalty was given.
Midfielder Moises Caicedo was benched after Brighton refused to budge on his request to maneuver within the January switch window amid curiosity from Arsenal, however all appeared forgiven when he got here on within the second half to a heat reception from the followers.