Brighton returned from from a boxing day defeat at Tottenham Hotspur stadium to beat AFC Bournemouth comfortably at the American Express Stadium.
Goals from Iranian Jahanbakhsh in the third minute and Aaron Mooy’s 79th minute goal gave the Seagulls outright win.
The Key Moments
Goal!N Maupay played the ball to the feet of Iranian international Alireza Jahanbakhsh, who hits a tremendous first-time shot into the bottom right corner of Bournemouth goal. Ramsdale in goal for Bournemouth was unable to keep it out.
Brighton 1-0 Bournemouth
Matt Ryan I goal for Brighton made a great save after Joshua King had time and space inside Brighton’s box after picking up a neat pass, but his shot towards the bottom right corner was brilliantly saved by the Australian.
Dan Burn pouncedon a loose ball inside the box and beats the goalkeeper with a shot inside the left post to make it 2-0 to Brighton.
However, There was a VAR review after the was scored as indicated by the centre referee probably for an offside in the lead up to the goal. The goal was not eventually approved by the centre referee as it indicated an offside.
After the VAR review the referee signals NO PENALTY, play can continue.
It’s a goal! Aaron Mooy (Brighton) scores with a brilliant shot into the right side of the goal after being released inside the box by a superb lofted pass from Leandro Trossard. The score is 2:0.