Brighton surged six factors away from the Premier League relegation zone with a 3-0 win over Newcastle.© AFP
Brighton surged six factors away from the Premier League relegation zone with a complete 3-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday to pile extra strain on Magpies boss Steve Bruce. Leandro Trossard, Danny Welbeck and Neal Maupay had been on track for the Seagulls as for as soon as this season Graham Potter’s males turned their dominance into targets. “Our performances in between the bins have been actually good, we have simply been a bit quick within the bins,” mentioned Potter. “The sport turns into a bit simpler while you rating.”
Brighton had gained simply as soon as at dwelling within the league since June, however elevated Newcastle’s relegation fears.
Bruce’s males stay simply two factors away from third-bottom Fulham, albeit with a recreation in hand to return.
Nevertheless, momentum is towards Newcastle as they’ve gained simply two of their final 19 video games.
“It is tough to digest in the mean time. We merely weren’t anyplace close to ok on the evening,” mentioned Bruce.
“Truthful play to Brighton, they had been higher in each division.”
The guests additionally suffered the most recent in a sequence of harm blows as Isaac Hayden was stretchered off earlier than half-time with what seemed like a critical knee drawback.
Brighton took benefit of the first-half stoppage time added on for the Hayden harm as Trossard neatly introduced the ball below management and lower inside earlier than discovering the underside nook with a well-struck shot.
Ryan Fraser got here closest to a Newcastle response when he hit the submit shortly after the restart.
But it surely was Brighton who doubled their lead on 51 minutes when Welbeck adopted Trossard’s instance with a exact low end into the far nook from exterior the world.
Maupay rounded off the scoring 22 minutes from time by volleying dwelling Pascal Gross’s cross.
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