Lewis Dunk’s deflected header saved Dan Burn’s blushes as struggling Brighton mounted a formidable second-half comeback to safe a hard-earned level in an entertaining 3-Three draw with Wolves on Saturday.
Burn had an evening to overlook as he was run ragged by Adama Traore on the Amex, changing into the primary participant to attain an personal purpose and provides away a penalty in the identical Premier League since Eliaquim Mangala for Manchester City in opposition to Hull in September 2014.
Issues began properly for Graham Potter’s males, with Aaron Connolly placing the hosts forward with their first try at purpose after 13 minutes.
Leandro Trossard labored some house on the fitting flank earlier than his inswinging cross was poked residence on the close to put up by Republic of Eire worldwide.
Albion’s early lead was swiftly worn out by Romain Saiss.
The recalled Nelson Semedo crossed from the fitting, permitting Saiss to loop a header again throughout purpose and into the far nook to make it 1-1 simply six minutes later.
Wolves went 2-1 forward due to a fortuitous second purpose on 34 minutes.
Pedro Neto’s deflected shot from the fitting was pushed away by Albion goalkeeper Robert Sanchez, however the ball rebounded again off Burn and trickled over the road for an personal purpose.
Wolves doubled their benefit simply earlier than the break courtesy of a Ruben Neves penalty.
Burn felled Traore within the field and midfielder Neves coolly despatched Sanchez the unsuitable manner from the spot to say his first purpose of the season.
The Seagulls bought themselves again into halved the deficit inside a minute of the restart. Maupay transformed from the penalty spot to say his sixth purpose of the season after he was fouled within the field by Joao Moutinho.
Brighton levelled proceedings with 20 minutes remaining due to captain Lewis Dunk.
Dunk headed residence Trossard’s nook, simply minutes after defensive companion Adam Webster had nodded in opposition to the crossbar.
Substitute Owen Otasowie blew a golden alternative to grow to be Wolves’ hero deep into stoppage time because the midfielder headed over from shut vary when it seemed simpler to attain.