GLENN MURRAY’S first-half penalty miss proved the distinction within the goalless draw on the Amex as neither Brighton or Burnley might discover a medical edge in entrance of purpose.
Murray blazed nicely over after a contentious choice noticed him go down within the field after a tangling of the legs with James Tarkowski.
And Brighton, who had misplaced three on the bounce coming into the sport, had loads of different alternatives to place the sport to mattress.
High six chasing Burnley rode their luck at occasions within the first-half however grew into the sport and had possibilities of their very own to nick the win.
Scott Arfield was denied by an important double save from Matthew Ryan whereas Chris Wooden ought to have carried out higher from place.
The goalless draw leaves Brighton solely three factors above the relegation zone whereas Burnley, who’ve solely conceded 12 targets from their 18 video games, transfer as much as fifth.
Within the first-half Brighton definitely didn’t seem like a workforce who had solely scored one purpose of their final 5 video games.
Chris Hughton’s facet dominated proceedings whereas Burnley have been residing off scraps and struggled to get a lot rhythm into their sport.
And Brighton had loads of first rate possibilities to open the scoring, hitting the publish after 22 minutes.
After some tidy build-up play down the correct, Gross crossed in and Knockeart’s first time effort had Pope crushed, but it surely crashed off the left-hand publish.
And with 10 minutes of the opening half to go, the house facet have been awarded a penalty.
Murray latched onto a ball performed excessive however with him seeming to be going nowhere, Tarkowski acquired tight to him within the field, and after a tangling of legs Murray went down.
Murray stepped as much as take the penalty however blazed nicely over after making an attempt to smash it straight down the center.
And Brighton began the second-half in the identical vein with Knockaert going shut, with a cross-shot which Murray didn’t bundle over the road.
However Burnley grew into the sport and have been solely denied from going forward after an outstanding double save from Ryan from Scott Arfield’s close-range photographs.
Chris Wooden then ought to have scored after 73 minutes however he might solely hit it straight into Ryan when making an attempt to dink it over him.
Leicester zero Crystal Palace three
Arsenal 1 Newcastle zero
Watford 1 Huddersfield four
Chelsea 1 Southampton zero
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