Brighton 0-0 Newcastle: Defences on top on afternoon of frustration at the Amex

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Brighton were held to 0-0 draw by Newcastle down on Saturday at the Amex Stadium. Both Brighton and Newcastle arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Brighton were looking to pick up points after winning last match. Newcastle, on the other hand, were looking to extend their winning run after a 2-0 victory against Nottingham Forest. After today’s result, both teams are on 4 points and occupy 5th and 3rd places respectively after 2 matches.

Both coaches used all available substitutions. Substitutions for Brighton included Enock Mwepu, Kaoru Mitoma and Tariq Lamptey for Adam Lallana, Solly March and Leandro Trossard, repectively, Newcastle brought on Jacob Murphy, Sean Longstaff and Chris Wood, to replace Allan Saint-Maximin, Joseph Willock and Callum Wilson.

There were bookings for Alexis MacAllister and Solly March from Brighton, and Allan Saint-Maximin, Joelinton and Fabian Schar, for Newcastle.

Brighton will next play West Ham United away, with Newcastle facing Manchester City at home.

Technical card:
Brighton & Hove Albion:Robert Sanchez, Adam Webster, Lewis Dunk, Joel Veltman, Solly March (Kaoru Mitoma, min.75), Moisés Caicedo, Alexis MacAllister, Pascal Gross, Leandro Trossard (Tariq Lamptey, min.75), Danny Welbeck and Adam Lallana (Enock Mwepu, min.65)
Newcastle United:Nick Pope, Kieran Trippier, Fabian Schar, Dan Burn, Botman Sven, Joseph Willock (Sean Longstaff, min.76), Bruno Guimaraes, Joelinton, Callum Wilson (Chris Wood, min.87), Allan Saint-Maximin (Jacob Murphy, min.75) and Miguel Almiron
Stadium:the Amex Stadium