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Steven Alzate enters and Brighton ties Chelsea

by archysport

Valuable draw not only for Brighton that ends 2021 away from relegation, but also for Manchester City and Liverpool, the first one takes eight points of difference in the table of positions that leads and Klopp’s men came within one victory of overtaking them and snatching second place from them. Danny Welbeck’s goal came in the 90th minute after a great cross from Cucurella. Alzate entered with three minutes remaining and the play of equality was generated by his sector.

Even first time at Stamford Bridge despite Lukaku putting the locals ahead at minute 27. Graham Potter raised an equal match against those from Tuchel who were surprised by the intensity of the visit. The work on the sides of March and Lamptey was essential to start the visit when he recovered in his field looking for quick transitions, however, the definition and bad luck prevented them from reaching equality before.

In the second part the physical wear began to be noticed in both teams, But it was Brighton that generated the most danger when it attacked, That’s why Kanté’s entry into Chelsea, which made a thicker block in the middle and thus leveled the game again, although without generating much in attack. The crossbar and Mendy were decisive in a key moment of the game that could not take advantage of the visit.

Potter from minute 70 realized that he could tie it and he began to refresh the front with the entry of Welbeck and then that of Alzate, who entered at 87 ‘instead of Jakub Moder and was located as a left-hand midfielder. There he met a couple of times with Cucurella, who ended up being the figure of the party after he took the cross for Danny’s goal in the 90th minute.

Alzate closes a 2021 complicated by injury

Although the English Colombian was expected to compete again until 2022 after a severe ankle injury in October that forced him to undergo surgery. But nevertheless, the good recovery of the player advanced the times and allowed him to return to the courts earlier than established.

He added ten minutes after the injury, five against Brentford on Boxing Day and now another five against Chelsea. In total in the first half of 21/22 he barely accumulated 101 minutes, divided into four games. He will have to keep working to convince the coach to give him a place in the starting XI for the remainder of the season.


Marcos Alonso (26′, Reece James), Trevoh Chalobah (45′, A. Christensen), Enock Mwepu (65′, Tariq Lamptey), Edge (66′, Callum Hudson Odoi), Welbeck (79′, Alexis Mac Allister), Steven Get up (87 ‘, Jakub Moder)


1-0, 27′: Lukaku, 1-1, 90′: Welbeck


Arbitro: Mike Dean
Arbitro VAR: Kevin Friend
Rudiger (40 ‘, Yellow) Kovacic (57 ‘, Yellow) Callum Hudson Odoi (63 ‘, Yellow) Mason Mount (80 ‘, Yellow) Yves bissouma (80 ‘, Yellow

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