Regular Season
Finished
BHA
AVL
KO
  • Alzate goes sliding in on Grealish at the right byline and doesn't get the ball. He seems perplexed at the referee's decision to book him, but it's a clear yellow.
    Brighton and Hove Albion
    Yellow card
    BHA - Steven Alzate
    20'
  • Grealish now goes into the book himself for pulling Veltman back as Brighton looked to break away down the right.
    Aston Villa
    Yellow card
    AVL - Jack Grealish
    21'
HT
  • Cash, who went down holding his hamstring in the build-up to Trossard's chance, has been receiving treatment and is forced to stay off, with Elmohamady coming on in his place.
    Aston Villa
    Aston Villa
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out2 - Matthew Cash
    Substitution - In27 - Ahmed El Mohamady
    61'
  • Meanwhile, Potter also decides to make an alteration, replacing Alzate with Lallana and moving to a back four in an attempt to get what could be a decisive goal.
    Brighton and Hove Albion
    Brighton and Hove Albion
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out17 - Steven Alzate
    Substitution - In14 - Adam Lallana
    62'
  • Smith makes his second change of the night now, bringing Traore off for Trezeguet on the right wing as he looks to seize the initiative and grab a winner.
    Aston Villa
    Aston Villa
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out15 - Bertrand Traoré
    Substitution - In17 - Trézéguet
    66'
  • Douglas Luiz is booked now for a poor challenge on Mac Allister inside his own half.
    Aston Villa
    Yellow card
    AVL - Douglas Luiz
    70'
  • Smith uses his third and final substitution to replace Barkley with new signing Sanson in midfield.
    Aston Villa
    Aston Villa
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out18 - Ross Barkley
    Substitution - In8 - Morgan Sanson
    76'
  • Trossard is booked now for bringing Trezeguet down as he looked to break away on the counter.
    Brighton and Hove Albion
    Yellow card
    BHA - Leandro Trossard
    77'
  • Potter makes his second change now, with Maupay replaced by Welbeck up front.
    Brighton and Hove Albion
    Brighton and Hove Albion
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out9 - Neal Maupay
    Substitution - In18 - Danny Welbeck
    80'
  • Sanson marks his second appearance for Villa with a yellow card as he puts in a poor challenge on Trossard.
    Aston Villa
    Yellow card
    AVL - Morgan Sanson
    89'
FT
Brighton and Hove Albion
Match stats
Aston Villa
58%
Possession
42%
26
Shots
4
9
Shots (On goal)
1
9
Corners
2
1
Saves
9
16
Fouls
12

Line-ups

1
Robert Sánchez
34
Joël Veltman
4
Ben White
5
Lewis Dunk
33
Dan Burn
8
Yves Bissouma
13
Pascal Groß
10
Alexis Mac Allister
17
Steven Alzate
11
Leandro Trossard
9
Neal Maupay
Brighton and Hove Albion
4-1-3-2
1
Emiliano Martínez
2
Matthew Cash
4
Ezri Konsa
5
Tyrone Mings
3
Matt Targett
6
Douglas Luiz
7
John McGinn
15
Bertrand Traoré
18
Ross Barkley
10
Jack Grealish
11
Ollie Watkins
Aston Villa
4-2-3-1

Team stats

Brighton and Hove Albion

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
Robert Sánchez
001
ForwardsGGASFCFW
00422
80'
00201
MidfieldersGGASFCFW
00031
00110
Alexis Mac Allister
00331
62'
00011
DefendersGGASFCFW
00233
00310
00011
00001
SubstitutesGGASFCFW
62'(Steven Alzate)
00001
80'(Neal Maupay)
00110
00000
Percy Tau
00000
Aaron Connolly
00000
Andi Zeqiri
00000
Michal Karbownik
00000
Jakub Moder
00000
000--

Aston Villa

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
009
ForwardsGGASFCFW
00031
MidfieldersGGASFCFW
00001
00032
00134
76'
00101
66'
00000
DefendersGGASFCFW
00001
00001
00010
61'
00000
SubstitutesGGASFCFW
61'(Matthew Cash)
00000
66'(Bertrand Traoré)
00012
76'(Ross Barkley)
00011
Jacob Ramsey
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--

Team Ranks

Brighton and Hove Albion
Match stats
Aston Villa
58%
Possession
42%
26
Shots
4
9
Shots (On goal)
1
9
Corners
2
1
Saves
9
16
Fouls
12