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D. Burn
3 - 2
A. Webster
P. Groß
2 - 2
L. Trossard
1 - 2
P. Foden
0 - 2
İ. Gündoğan
R. Mahrez
0 - 1

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62% 37%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 6 4
Total Passes 607 361
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Brighton finish their Premier League campaign on the road to Arsenal on Sunday. City will be presented with the Premier League trophy on Sunday in their home match against Everton.
Brighton put forward a brilliant performance to deliver a comeback win over Manchester City in their Premier League clash this evening. Ilkay Gundogan put City ahead, although they were then reduced to 10 men after Joao Cancelo was dismissed for denying Danny Welbeck a goalscoring opportunity. Phil Foden notched a second for the visitors to seemingly put them out of sight. However, goals from Leandro Trossard, Adam Webster and Dan Burn flipped the script and handed Graham Potter's side their first win over City in the Premier League.
90' + 6' City cannot get the ball forward and the referee blows the full-time whistle.
Robert Sánchez
Yellow Card
90' + 5' Sanchez is booked for timewasting. Brighton are almost over the line though.
A. Webster
Yellow Card
90' + 3' Webster brings down Jesus on the charge and goes into the book. He opted to take one for the team there.
90' + 1' SAVE AND OVER! Fernandinho capitalises on a mistake by Sanchez and offloads to Jesus in space. The Brazilian launches a powerful strike at goal that the Brighton keeper repels and then knocks away from Mahrez on the rebound. Garcia then pounces on the loose ball, only to smash his drive over the bar.
90' There will be five minutes of added time.
90' VAR! Atwell pauses the game for a VAR check on Lallana's challenge, but it is deemed to be legal.
89' Zeqiri and Dias collide in the final third following a clearance from Sanchez. The forward almost gets the better of the City defender to shoot at goal, but Ederson and Dias combine to deny him.
88' Lallana has to time his challenge to perfection in the box to deny Jesus in the box. He wins the ball and allows Sanchez to gather just as the Brazilian was going to pull the trigger.
85' Bissouma goes for another attempt at goal, only to send his effort over the bar. He has not had his shooting boots on today.
84' BLOCK! Dias has to throw his body in the way of a drive from Mac Allister after Lallana and Zeqiri combine in the final third to tee up the forward.
Yellow Card
82' Fernandinho brings down Bissouma on the charge, but the Brazilian is not happy about it. He believes City should have had a free-kick before he tackled the Brighton man.
80' Burn has scored his first ever Premier League goal, and his first in any league since April 2018 for Wigan.
Yellow Card
79' Rodri goes into the book for a challenge on Zeqiri from behind.
79' Trossard once again gets the better of Garcia down the left flank, but Stones gets across to block his attempted cross from a tight angle.
Gabriel Jesus
Bernardo Silva
77' Jesus replaces Bernardo Silva for the visitors in the final third.
D. Burn
76' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL BURN COMPLETES THE COMEBACK FOR BRIGHTON!!!! 3-2!!!!! The home side are in dreamland as Burn bundles a strike past Ederson and Zinchenko on the line. Trossard sends a throughball for the defender, who stumbles over his own legs. He forces a right-footed effort towards the net that Ederson saves. Burn pounces on the rebound and even though he falls to the deck, he somehow manages to sweep a shot into the right corner of the net.
75' SAVE! Mahrez goes for a powerful strike on his left foot, but Sanchez gets down to make the stop before hanging on at the second attempt amid the presence of Foden.
Bernardo Silva
Yellow Card
74' Bernardo Silva goes into the book for the visitors.
74' Lallana slides in on Mahrez on the edge of the box and hands City a free-kick in a dangerous position.
P. Groß
72' Gross puts a cross on the money from the right flank to allow Webster to attack and score for the home side.
A. Webster
72' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!! WEBSTER LEVELS WITH A PRECISE HEADER!!!! 2-2!!! The Seagulls find the equaliser as Webster rises highest in the box and guides a header away from Ederson into the bottom-left corner. After a clearance from Rodri, Brighton recycle possession and Gross collects on the right flank. He delivers a good cross into the box for Webster to attack and he does not disappoint finding the back of the net.
72' Lallana has a run down the left flank after working a quickly-taken free-kick with Gross, but Rodri sweeps his dangerous low ball away from the box.
72' Foden tries to stop the run of Trossard, but brings down the Belgian in the middle of the park. Brighton have a free-kick on the left flank in a useful position.
71' BLOCK! White pounces on a clearance from Zinchenko and lines up a low drive at goal, but his effort is deflected wide of the target by Dias.
68' Trossard makes a probing run at the City defence before he offloads towards Moder down the left flank. He sends a dangerous low cross into the box that misses everyone and travels behind for a goal-kick.
67' OVER! Zeqiri works an offload back to Bissouma to strike at goal. The midfielder connects with a booming drive that travels well over the bar.
A. Zeqiri
S. Alzate
65' Zeqiri enters the action to offer a striking presence through the middle as he replaces Alzate.
63' The Seagulls are starting to force the champions back towards their own goal. They have been impressive since Trossard's strike. It has given them belief in the final third.
62' BLOCK! White goes for a blast from the right-inside channel as he latches on to Trossard's cutback, but Zinchenko puts his body on the line to block the strike.
59' Trossard makes a break down the left and feeds Burn for a strike at goal, but his effort is charged down by Stones.
58' Brighton are trying to press back at the visitors, but City look fairly resolute aside from the mistake from Rodri.
İ. Gündoğan
56' On comes Fernandinho in the City midfield to replace Gundogan, who walks off the pitch without an issue.
54' Gundogan goes down for the visitors and requires treatment on the pitch. Guardiola looks to be taking no chances with the Champions League final in 10 days as he seeks to withdraw the German.
52' Foden has 25 goal involvements in all comps this season (15 goals, 10 assists), second only to Kevin De Bruyne for Man City (26).
L. Trossard
50' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!! TROSSARD GETS BRIGHTON BACK IN THE GAME!!!! 2-1!!! The Belgian hammers a close-range strike past Ederson into the top-right corner capitalising on a mistake from Rodri. The move starts as the City midfielder plays a pass straight to Trossard, who surges towards goal. He cuts back across the box aiming to strike the ball on his right foot. Dias does his utmost to block the effort, but it travels past him and Ederson into the back of the net.
A. Lallana
A. Jahanbakhsh
49' Lallana makes his way on to the pitch to replace Jahanbakhsh.
P. Foden
48' WHAT A GOAL!!!!! FODEN SCORES A BRILLIANT INDIVIDUAL EFFORT!! 2-0 CITY!! The England man continues to enhance his reputation with a brilliant run down the left flank before picking out the bottom-right corner with a sublime strike. White and Webster could not close fast enough to stop the effort and City now have control of the contest even with 10 men.
47' Gundogan displays his nous in the middle of the park to win a free-kick following a lunge by Bissouma.
46' We're back under way at the Amex Stadium.
Graham Potter will be disappointed that his side were unable to put City under pressure. The loss of Welbeck to injury compounded their woes in the final third having already been without the suspended Neal Maupay. The Seagulls are going to have to conjure something special to get back into the contest.
Manchester City lead Brighton 1-0 at the Amex Stadium at the break, despite being reduced to 10 men in their Premier League clash. Ilkay Gundogan put the visitors in front in the second minute with a close-range header from Riyad Mahrez's cross. However, Joao Cancelo was then sent off for denying Danny Welbeck a goalscoring opportunity. Brighton failed to capitalise and have work to do in the second half to work their way back into the game.
45' + 4' Bernardo Silva makes a lung-bursting run at the Brighton defence. He reaches the edge of the box before going down under pressure, but the referee waves play on, much to the frustration of the Portuguese.
45' + 3' There has been nothing for the Seagulls to profit from in the final third. City have been stoic with 10 men, while the home side have lacked the presence of a central striker.
45' + 1' Jahanbakhsh has space on the break after Mac Allister spots his run, but he goes for an ambitious chip of Ederson. However, it loops comfortably towards the Brazilian, who chests it down in his box before gathering.
45' There will be five minutes of added time.
45' A defensive lapse from Bissouma almost allows Gundogan a shooting opportunity, only for Jahanbakhsh to poke the ball behind for a City corner away from the German.
43' Webster rises to attack Gross' corner from the left flank. He wins the initial header that travels to White, who cannot bring it down to shoot. However, the defender was in an offside position anyway.
43' Moder gets the better of Garcia down the left flank and he launches a cross into the box that Stones has to clear behind for a corner.
41' Gross turns back on his left foot on the right flank to clip a cross into the box. Stones rises to head clear before Rodri brings it away. City are tough nut to crack at the back this season.
39' White wins the ball for the home side and Jahanbakhsh raids down the right flank. Dias has to act at the near post to direct his cross away from Trossard in the middle.
37' Rodri charges forward through the middle of the park and offloads to Foden, but the England man cannot weave his way through traffic on the edge of the Brighton box.
35' City seem content to sit back in their shape and hit the home side on the counter. With Dias and Stones in place, the visitors have a solid backline.
33' Brighton make good progress down the right flank, but Gross is offside as he latches on to Jahanbakhsh's throughball. The Seagulls have not been able to expose the 10 men of City yet.
32' Bernardo Silva clips the heels of Bissouma and brings down the midfielder. The referee awards a free-kick, but there's no card for the Portuguese.
31' CHANCE! Moder surges down the left flank and has time to cut a pass back towards Gross in space. However, the Brighton skipper kicks his left-footed strike into his right leg before Mac Allister on the rebound smashes his effort at Dias.
L. Trossard
D. Welbeck
28' Trossard comes on to the pitch to replace Welbeck in the final third. Brighton are now operating without a central striker. Maupay's absence looms large.
A. Jahanbakhsh
Yellow Card
27' Jahanbakhsh catches Gundogan late on the knee and goes into the book.
26' Welbeck makes his way off the field under his own steam, but he heads straight down the tunnel. The forward will not be reappearing.
25' Welbeck is struggling and goes down on the deck with an apparent hamstring injury. It could be another problem for a player that has been dogged with ailments throughout his career.
23' BLOCK! Gundogan opens up the Brighton defence with an incisive pass towards Foden. He runs away from White into the box, but the defender gets back in time to block his strike behind on the slide.
21' City are the third team in PL history to both score a goal and receive a red card in the first 10 minutes of a Premier League match, after Blackburn (vs Leeds in Feb 1995) and Norwich City (vs Portsmouth in Jan 2005).
19' Dias wins the initial header from Mahrez's corner, but Sanchez comes through a crowd of players to claim the ball. He then drops it on the deck, but gets the decision from Atwell, handing Brighton a free-kick.
18' City break with pace down the right flank as Gundogan feeds Mahrez. The Algerian makes a move into the right-inside channel before he wins a corner off the legs of Burn with a shot on his right foot.
17' Jahanbakhsh has a dart down the right flank, but his cross to the back post travels over the head of Welbeck and out for a goal-kick.
Eric García
Ferran Torres
15' Torres is sacrificed for the visitors and is replaced by Garcia, who slots in at the back.
14' Cancelo's red card after 09:03 is Manchester City's second earliest red card from the start of a Premier League game, after Dedryck Boyata was sent off after 04:28 against Arsenal in October 2010.
12' OVER! Gross lines up a strike at goal, but his effort hits off the top of the City wall and travels over the bar.
João Cancelo
Red Card
10' OFF! Cancelo is dismissed for denying a goal-scoring opportunity. He gets himself in a tangle when attempting to clear a long ball over the top. The Portuguese brings down Welbeck and VAR confirms the verdict of Atwell to send him on his way.
9' VAR! Referee Stuart Atwell sends Cancelo off as he loses out in a tussle with Welbeck on the edge of the City box. He drags down the forward and sees red. However, VAR will have the final say whether he denied Welbeck a goal-scoring opportunity.
7' Gundogan's goal was the 22nd time Man City have scored in the opening two minutes of a Premier League game, with 10 of those goals coming under Pep Guardiola.
6' OFFSIDE! Moder releases the run of Welbeck in the left-inside channel. He goes for a chip over Ederson that travels inches wide of the right post, although the forward is offside anyway.
5' Welbeck offloads to Gross and he lines up a blast from distance, but the effort is deflected over the bar by Gundogan.
R. Mahrez
2' Mahrez is played into space down the right flank. He cuts back on to his left foot to supply a perfect cross to the back post for Gundogan to score.
İ. Gündoğan
2' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!! GUNDOGAN NODS CITY AHEAD!!!!! 1-0!!! The visitors are ahead in the early stages of the contest as the German is on the spot at the back post. Mahrez is afforded space and time on the right flank to lift a pinpoint cross towards the run of Gundogan. The midfielder plants his header across goal and into the back of the net.
1' We're under way at the Amex Stadium.
Brighton have lost all seven of their Premier League meetings with Manchester City by an aggregate score of 21-2. The Seagulls have led for a grand total of 83 seconds in these games.
City have made six changes to their side that beat Newcastle in their last outing. Ederson returns in goal to replace Scott Carson, who misses out on the squad. Zinchenko, Stones and Dias return to the backline, while Mahrez and Foden join Torres in the final third. There is no room on the bench for Raheem Sterling or Kyle Walker, but Ake, Jesus and Garcia are available for Guardiola on the sideline.
Brighton have made one change to their side that drew with West Ham last time out. Mac Allister gets the start in the final third alongside Welbeck and Jahanbakhsh. Potter continues to operate with a back three of Burn, Webster and White with Lewis Dunk still suspended. Neal Maupay is also out of action due to suspension.
MANCHESTER CITY SUBS: Nathan Ake, Gabriel Jesus, Zack Steffen, Aymeric Laporte, Kevin De Bruyne, Benjamin Mendy, Fernandinho, Eric Garcia. Cole Palmer.
MANCHESTER CITY (4-3-3): Ederson; Joao Cancelo, John Stones, Ruben Dias, Oleksandr Zinchenko; Bernardo Silva, Rodri, Ilkay Gundogan; Riyad Mahrez, Ferran Torres, Phil Foden.
BRIGHTON SUBS: Michal Karbownik, Aaron Connolly, Leandro Trossard, Adam Lallana, Percy Tau, Jason Steele, Moses Caicedo, Andi Zeqiri, Christian Walton.
BRIGHTON (3-4-3): Robert Sanchez; Ben White, Aaron Webster, Dan Burn; Steven Alzate, Pascal Gross, Yves Bissouma, Jakub Moder; Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Alexis Mac Allister, Danny Welbeck.
City played out a thriller against Newcastle United last time out after being crowned champions last week. Ferran Torres scored a hat-trick to overcome the Magpies on the road, while Joao Cancelo also found the back of the net. Pep Guardiola rotated his team against Newcastle, but he will be keen for them to retain their form ahead of their Champions League showdown against Chelsea in 10 days time. City need to remain sharp across the pitch.
Although Brighton are safe there is still reason for Graham Potter and his men to push up the Premier League table. They are one point behind Newcastle United and Burnley in 16th and 15th place respectively, and there is an opportunity to finish above both teams. The Seagulls have won only one of their last six games, and were held to a 1-1 draw last time out against West Ham. However, they will need a flawless performance tonight against the champions.
Good evening and welcome to the live commentary of the Premier League clash between Brighton and Manchester City at the Amex Stadium.