Brighton rescues late point versus 10-man Sheffield United

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Brighton – Sheffield United: Danny Welbeck’s late goal off the bench gave frustrated Brighton a point in a 1-1 draw with 10-man Sheffield United on Sunday at the Amex Stadium.

The visiting Blades, they of just two points on the season, played 50 minutes down a man after John Lundstram’s VAR-awarded red card and even took a second-half lead off substitute and Premier League debutant Jayden Bogle.

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But Welbeck scored from close range with four minutes left in the 90 and Brighton moved two points clear of the bottom three in keeping the Blades bottom.


Three things we learned from Brighton – Sheffield United

1. Blades take point against the odds: Lundstram’s sending-off came with Sheffield United on a bright spell, Wilder’s introduction of Oliver Burke for John Fleck in the 33rd minute opening up the game in favor of the pink-clad visitors. But Brighton could do little to nothing with all of the ball, Blades well-drilled in breaking out of the back and scoring through Bogle’s deflected shot. It was set up by McGoldrick, who was excellent. Will this be the start of Blades pulling a remarkable run up the table to safety?

2. Brighton’s worries are real: With all of the ball, the Seagulls produced nothing. The typically-wonderful Leandro Trossard huffed and puffed to the tune of five key passes but star scorer Neal Maupay was poor and Aaron Connolly a bit too frenetic in front. Brighton entered the day with three fewer goals than xG and almost six more goals conceded than xGA, but that counts for little when you’re one point off the bottom three with four draws against the four teams underneath you on the table. The ther draws came against Fulham, Burnley, and West Brom, two of the three at home.

3. Unlikely hero: Entering the game for fellow summer transfer Rhian Brewster in the 54th minute, presumably to shore up the formation to defend for a point, Bogle scored within nine minutes of his introduction. The 20-year-old had three goals and 16 assists for Derby County before moving to Blades, but Wilder had given him just 87 minutes in a cup match prior to Sunday. His usage seems likely to change, at least in the near future.

Man of the Match: McGoldrick

Trossard was fantastic for Brighton, but McGoldrick had so much work to do up top with his team down a man. He assisted the goal and nearly opened the scoring with a free kick that was brililiantly-saved by Sanchez. Oddly enough, the Republic of Ireland striker was as unlucky as anyone in the Premier League in terms of goals and assists when Blades were great last season, and he’s been one of their better players this terrible season.

Brighton – Sheffield United recap

Blades’ John Egan was forced into a sliding cutout of Neal Maupay’s shot as Seagulls won a very early corner.

There was another corner in the 11th-minute, Lewis Dunk’s header from the spot drifting over the bar.

Brighton kept firing forward. Chris Basham and Aaron Ramsdale combined to stop Maupay off Leandro Trossard’s set up in the 26th.

David McGoldrick’s excellent free kick for Sheffield United was denied by an equally impressive Robert Sanchez save in the 35th.

Blades went down a man after VAR review of a 40th-minute yellow card to John Lundstram for a studs-up challenge on Joel Veltman.

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Alireza Jahanbakhsh was Graham Potter’s halftime bid to take advantage of the Blades’ red card.

Burke led a counterattack for Blades in the 57th minute and Burke set-up Basham for a 17-yard shot that zipped past the far post. Close, and out of nothing.

Twenty-year-old Jaden Bogle scored his first Blades goal in his second appearance since arriving from Derby County in the summer, a left-footed effort deflecting off Adam Webster and past a flailing Sanchez.

Burke flashed over the goal with an 84th-minute bid to make it 2-0, moments after Connolly missed a chance to equalize for Brighton.

Jahanbakhsh nodded a loose ball off the crossbar deep in stoppage and saw his rebound bid blocked out for a corner. Blades held on for a point.

Wolves vs Liverpool: How to watch, stream link, team news


Liverpool hopes it can boost its top-four hopes by hurting Wolves’ plans for Premier League safety when the duo meet Saturday at the Molineux (watch live, 10am ET Saturday online via Peacock Premium).

It’s the third meeting since early January between the sides following a 2-2 draw in the FA Cup and a 1-0 Liverpool win in the replay.


Wolves sit 17th with 17 points, only outside of the bottom three due to Bournemouth’s poor goal differential. Last place is just two points away, as there are seven teams within three points between 14th and 20th.

Liverpool, meanwhile, is 10 points off the top four but has played at least one fewer match than all but two of the eight teams ahead of them (Sixth-place Brighton and leaders Arsenal).

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Wolves vs Liverpool.

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How to watch Wolves vs Liverpool live, stream link and start time

Kick off: 10am ET, Saturday
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Key storylines & star players

Winning games is about scoring goals and only two Wolves players have more than one. Daniel Podence has collected five, while Ruben Neves has four. Even more surprising, Wolves are still waiting on a goal from Raul Jimenez, Diego Costa, or injured Pedro Neto. Perhaps Matheus Cunha or Pablo Sarabia will chip in soon.

Liverpool has one win from its last three Premier League outings, but there’s a heaping helping of bad luck to their struggles. The Reds have 24 goals from open play and 20 allowed in that same situation. Their expected goals in those spots is 34.6 – 24. Mohamed Salah and Darwin Nunez have been especially unlucky despite combining for 12 goals and six assists on the season.

Wolves team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Pedro Neto (ankle), Sasa Kalajdzic (torn ACL), Boubacar Traore (undisclosed), Chiquinho (knee)

Liverpool team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Virgil van Dijk (thigh), Roberto Firmino (calf), Ibrahima Konate (hamstring), Luis Diaz (knee), Diogo Jota (thigh), Arthur Melo (thigh) | QUESTIONABLE: Fabio Carvalho (undisclosed), Nathaniel Phillips (illness)

Newcastle vs West Ham: How to watch, stream link, team news


Newcastle United can become the third Premier League team this season to cross the 40-point marker when it meets West Ham on Saturday at St. James’ Park (watch live, 12:30pm ET on NBC and online via

The Magpies have been terrific at home in all competitions, including at midweek where they finished off Southampton to claim a spot in the League Cup Final.


And while the 40-point marker used to just mean safety, Newcastle would stay within sight of second-place Man City and first-place Arsenal.

Meanwhile, West Ham’s mix of bad luck and substandard performances have them just a point above the drop zone, in 16th. A win here would be huge,

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Newcastle vs West Ham.

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How to watch Newcastle vs West Ham live, stream link and start time

Kick off: 12:30pm ET, Saturday
TV Channel: NBC
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Key storylines & star players

The Magpies won’t have their best all-around player in influential Brazilian midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, and center forward Alexander Isak will miss out following a head injury suffered against Saints. Sean Longstaff will need to shine again after scoring twice against Saints.

As for West Ham, they have three attackers out but can look to Michail Antonio and Jarrod Bowen to continue upturns in form.

Newcastle team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Bruno Guimaraes (suspension), Alexander Isak (concussion), Javier Manquillo (undisclosed), Matt Targett (foot), Emil Krafth (knee)

West Ham team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Gianluca Scamacca (knee), Maxwel Cornet (calf), Kurt Zouma (thigh), Danny Ings (knee)

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace: How to watch, stream link, team news


Manchester United looks to keep climbing up the Premier League table when its hosts improving Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on Saturday (watch live, 10am ET online via Premier League on Peacock).

United has won all three of its cup matches since a Jan. 22 setback at Premier League leaders Arsenal, and now face Palace before two matches with Leeds


Palace hasn’t won in 2023, though the Eagles managed back-to-back draws with Manchester United and Newcastle in their past two matches. Both of those were at Selhurst Park.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Manchester United vs Crystal Palace.

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How to watch Manchester United vs Crystal Palace live, stream link and start time

Kick off: 10am ET, Saturday
Online: Premier League on Peacock

Key storylines & star players

Man United’s lost Christian Eriksen through April but acted quick and in impressive fashion with the loan addition of Marcel Sabitzer from Bayern Munich. Desperate for playing time and a more attacking role than what was asked of him by Bayern, the Austrian star may be just what the doctor ordered even before Eriksen went down. This is a hard-edged player with plenty of attcking firepower to boot.

Palace, of course, is still all about their creative players, as Wilfried Zaha, Michael Olise, Eberechi Eze, and Odsonne Edouard can deliver the goods with just a half-chance, but look out for Deadline Day adds Albert Sambi Lokonga, on loan from Patrick Vieira’s former team Arsenal, and Naouirou Ahamada, who they hope will add a needed ball progressor in the heart of the pitch.

Manchester United team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Christian Eriksen (ankle), Donny van de Beek (knee), Mason Greenwood (suspension – MORE) | QUESTIONABLE: Jadon Sancho (undisclosed), Anthony Martial (undisclosed), Diogo Dalot (thigh), Luke Shaw (illness), Scott McTominay (undisclosed)

Crystal Palace team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Wilfried Zaha (hamstring), Joachim Andersen (calf), Nathan Ferguson (undisclosed), James McArthur (groin)

Everton vs Arsenal, live! How to watch, stream link, team news


The first match of the Sean Dyche era at Everton is a visit from the leaders, as Arsenal visits Goodison Park on Saturday (watch live, 7:30am ET on USA Network and online via

Dyche has been out of work since his time ended at Burnley last April, but he’ll have instant familiarity with Dwight McNeil, James Tarkowski, and Michael Keane.

So how’s it been around the club as he prepares to take hold of a team that isn’t Burnley for the first time since, thumbs through calendars… still thumbing…2011!


“A new voice, training ways, going about your business, building a bit of rapport,” Dyche said. “I had a good chat with a few players, not in an office kind of chat but speaking to them generally. Their careers, life, how they’re feeling, I always thought if you affect their lives you’ll affect their performance. It’s hard to do visa-versa, I’ve been honest with them. I’ve been down that, we did a Q+A session, I just wanted their feedback. What was the feedback? After that I shared it back with them, this is what we fed back ,what do you think? Gives us a chance to open it up a bit. We need to get to the truth of them, what we can offer, best thing to do is ask them – simple as that. Giving our feel, a different feel to understanding, that’s all. Hopefully they’ll respond and flourish. We’ve got to work, it can’t all be fluff, plenty of hard work this week.”

Former Everton star Mikel Arteta leads Arsenal into the affair with a five-point lead on Man City and a match-in-hand, but it’s also the first match since Arsenal fell 1-0 to City in an FA Cup match considered by many to be a first test for the leaders’ title hopes.

Everton sit 19th in the Premier League table, ahead of last-place Southampton by five goals in the goal difference column.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Everton vs Arsenal.

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How to watch Everton vs Arsenal live, stream link and start time

Kick off: 7:30am ET, Saturday
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Key storylines & star players

Is this what Dwight McNeil has been waiting for after stop-start usage from Frank Lampard? He’s one of the key pieces to monitor when team news arrives Saturday.  Everton hasn’t played since Jan. 21, when it rolled out a 5-4-1 in a 2-0 loss to West Ham. Dyche hasn’t used five at the back since 2019, but this Arsenal team, man…

Arsenal enters having navigated the absence of Gabriel Jesus pretty darn nicely, thank you very much. Will Eddie Nketiah keep feasting off the playmaking of Martin Odegaard and Bukayo Saka?

Let’s just say Everton’s new manager bounce is going to have to include Flubber.

Everton team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Michael Keane (knee), Nathan Patterson (knee), Andros Townsend (knee) | QUESTIONABLE: Ben Godfrey (knee), James Garner (back)

Arsenal team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Gabriel Jesus (knee), Reiss Nelson (thigh), Mohamed Elneny (knock) | QUESTIONABLE: Thomas Partey (chest), Emile Smith Rowe (thigh)