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Sports News of Thursday, 16 May 2024



Tariq Lamptey features in Brighton's defeat to Chelsea

Brighton suffered a 2-1 defeat against Chelsea Brighton suffered a 2-1 defeat against Chelsea

Ghanaian defender Tariq Lamptey showcased his abilities on the pitch despite Brighton's unfortunate 2-1 loss to Chelsea at the American Express Stadium.

Right from the beginning, the game promised to be intense, as Brighton & Hove Albion had won 3 matches compared to Chelsea's dominant 9 victories, with 5 draws in between.

Lamptey, a crucial player in Brighton's lineup, started the match and valiantly fought for 85 minutes.

Despite Chelsea's control of possession, Lamptey's defensive contributions were remarkable, as he made 1 crucial clearance and won 4 ground duels.

His impact went beyond defensive duties, as he also provided 4 key passes and created a significant chance, showcasing his versatility and offensive capabilities.

The match witnessed several pivotal moments, including two goals from Chelsea scored by Cole Palmer and Christopher Nkunku, countered by a late goal from Brighton's Danny Welbeck in the dying minutes.

Furthermore, the intensity reached its peak when Reece James received a red card for violent conduct in the 87th minute.

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