March earns Brighton win as Palace worries deepen

March 16, 2023 9:42 am

[Source: Reuters]

Brighton and Hove Albion maintained their push to qualify for Europe with a 1-0 victory against arch-rivals Crystal Palace.

To move level with Liverpool in the Premier League on Wednesday.

Solly March’s goal after 15 minutes proved enough for the seventh-placed hosts as they moved to 42 points, the same as Liverpool but having played one game less.

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Brighton have now won 12 league games this season, equalling their own top-flight record.

Palace’s struggles in front of goal were evident again as they failed to take their chances with Odsonne Edouard heading a glorious opportunity wide early on.

Patrick Vieira’s side are now without a goal in their last four games, without a victory in 2023 and despite being 12th in the table are only three points above the relegation zone.