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Crystal Palace Draw 1-1 with Brighton: Danny Welbeck Comes Off The Bench At The Break To Score Late Header For Brighton.



Danny Welbeck scored an incredible late header to give Brighton a point.

Crystal Palace had won twice in 13 Premier League games, while Brighton had won two of their previous 11 games.

Despite the home team’s dominance in the first half, Roberto De Zerbi’s substitutions at halftime helped Brighton turn things around in the second half.

Bart Verbruggen gave the ball away while attempting to play out from the back, and in first-half injury time,

Jordan Ayew stooped to head Palace in front from Michael Olise’s cross.

Welbeck and Facundo Buonanotte were added, and despite Brighton’s best efforts, an equalizer was eventually achieved

when the 33-year-old striker rose to shoot a looping, inch-perfect header past Dean Henderson’s diving save.

The two teams weren’t playing well, the opening half was lackluster. Henderson had to block two shots from

Pascal Gross and Simon Adingra, and Verbruggen stopped Jean-Philippe Mateta’s long-range shot.

But in the last minute of the half, Verbruggen was at fault as Chris Richards applied strong pressure, causing the goalkeeper

Danny welbeck
Daniel Nii Tackie Mensah Welbeck is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion.

to attempt a ball that was intercepted. Will Hughes set Olise up, and after he sent in a perfectly placed cross, Ayew heads the ball into the bottom corner.

Eberechi Eze, who came on as a substitute for Crystal Palace, failed to provide the team the spark they needed.

Jan Paul van Hecke blocked his attempt when he was well-positioned in the Brighton area attempting to score

When Welbeck’s head met Gross’s cross from the right to shoot a looping attempt into the top-right corner, Brighton’s pressure finally paid off.

Danny Welbeck came dangerously close to scoring as Henderson’s clumsy punch ricocheted off the striker and went wide.

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