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Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1 Sheffield United: Danny Welbeck saves late point against 10 men

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Danny Welbeck’s late goal denied Sheffield United a first league win of the campaign

Danny Welbeck rescued a draw for Brighton as 10-man Sheffield United survived relentless pressure to claim only their second point of the season.

Welbeck fired home from close range to cancel out Jayden Bogle’s opener for United, who had John Lundstram sent off in the first half.

The Blades midfielder was initially cautioned for a studs-high challenge on Joel Veltman, but referee Peter Bankes upgraded the yellow card to a straight red after consulting his pitchside monitor.

The hosts had Chris Wilder’s side pinned back inside their own half for the majority of the contest but failed to convert their chances.

Aaron Connolly, Neal Maupay, Leandro Trossard and Alireza Jahanbakhsh all spurned promising opportunities for the Seagulls, who remain precariously placed above the relegation zone.

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Brighton & Hove Albion

  1. Squad number26Player nameSánchez

  2. Squad number3Player nameWhite

  3. Squad number5Player nameDunk

  4. Squad number4Player nameWebster

  5. Squad number34Player nameVeltman

  6. Squad number8Player nameBissouma

  7. Squad number14Player nameLallana

  8. Squad number20Player nameMarch

  9. Squad number11Player nameTrossard

  10. Squad number9Player nameMaupay

  11. Squad number7Player nameConnolly

  1. Squad number16Player nameJahanbakhsh

  2. Squad number18Player nameWelbeck

  3. Squad number29Player nameZeqiri

Sheffield United

  1. Squad number1Player nameRamsdale

  2. Squad number2Player nameBaldock

  3. Squad number6Player nameBasham

  4. Squad number12Player nameEgan

  5. Squad number19Player nameRobinson

  6. Squad number3Player nameStevens

  7. Squad number7Player nameLundstram

  8. Squad number22Player nameAmpadu

  9. Squad number4Player nameFleck

  10. Squad number24Player nameBrewster

  11. Squad number17Player nameMcGoldrick

  1. Squad number14Player nameBurke

  2. Squad number20Player nameBogle

  3. Squad number23Player nameOsborn

Line-ups

Brighton

  • 26Sánchez
  • 3WhiteSubstituted forZeqiriat 72′minutes
  • 5DunkBooked at 33mins
  • 4Webster
  • 34VeltmanSubstituted forJahanbakhshat 45′minutes
  • 8Bissouma
  • 14Lallana
  • 20March
  • 11Trossard
  • 9MaupaySubstituted forWelbeckat 66′minutes
  • 7Connolly

Substitutes

  • 10Mac Allister
  • 13Groß
  • 16Jahanbakhsh
  • 17Alzate
  • 18Welbeck
  • 23Steele
  • 29Zeqiri
  • 33Burn
  • 49Molumby

Sheff Utd

  • 1RamsdaleBooked at 90mins
  • 2Baldock
  • 6BashamBooked at 90mins
  • 12Egan
  • 19Robinson
  • 3Stevens
  • 7LundstramBooked at 40mins
  • 22Ampadu
  • 4FleckSubstituted forBurkeat 33′minutesBooked at 88mins
  • 24BrewsterSubstituted forBogleat 54′minutes
  • 17McGoldrickBooked at 70minsSubstituted forOsbornat 70′minutesBooked at 86mins

Substitutes

  • 10Sharp
  • 11Mousset
  • 13Lowe
  • 14Burke
  • 15Jagielka
  • 16Norwood
  • 20Bogle
  • 21Verrips
  • 23Osborn

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