HomeFootballBrighton hands Leicester their fifth consecutive defeat in the 2022-23 season

Brighton hands Leicester their fifth consecutive defeat in the 2022-23 season

The defeat marks The Foxes' consecutive fifth defeat in this season.

Brighton: Brighton Hove and Albion defeated 2015/16 Champions Leicester City at a 5-2 margin. Brighton cements their fourth position at the points table with four victories from six games. Leicester will continue their stay at twentieth place for a little while more.

Aiming at a win to crawl out of the relegation, Leicester City put them ahead at the very earliest. Kelechi Iheanacho converted a cross by Daka from cross range to start the account. It didn’t take Brighton Hove and Albion to level the field. Interestingly, The Foxes lend the Seagulls a hand in the 10th minute with an own goal by Thomas.

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Seagulls’ Moises Caicedo sailed the assist from Mwepu into the left corner of the net in the 15th minute. The Foxes didn’t wait long enough to level the scores. Patson Daka slotted the ball past Seagulls’ Goalkeeper.

Alexis Mac Allister seemed to inch the lead higher at the very restart after extra time. Unfortunately, it was ruled not a gaol by VAR. However, Mac Allister converted a penalty and a free kick in the 71st and 90+7th minutes respectively. The other goal came from Leandro Troissard ta the 64th minute as the Belgian fired the ball into the right corner of the net.

The Midfielder Alexis Mac Allister was a peach of a player on the field. Playing the whole 98 minutes, McCalister scored 2 goals in addition to a VAR invalid net. He had 3 shots on target, 2 tackles, and interceptions each while keeping a cent percent dribble accuracy. Brighton, who are on a roll this season has now scored five goals in a match for their first time in Premier League. On the other hand, Leicester City lost five successive games for the first time since Ranieri was sacked.

Will Leicester be able to avoid relegation? Also, Where do you think Brighton will end up at the end of the season? Do Let us know in the comments!

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