Brighton & Hove Albion progressed into the fourth round of the FA Cup with a 3-1 win at Bournemouth this afternoon. Here's how we rated the players of both teams.
By The Newsroom
Saturday, 5th January 2019, 1:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 2:29 pm
Yves Bissouma closes down Bournemouth midfielder Kyle Taylor. Picture by PW Sporting Photography
Albion progressed with goals from Anthony Knockaert, Yves Bissouma and Florin Andone. Cherries midfielder Marc Pugh had made it 2-1 after Brighton led 2-0 at half-time.
Albion debut after joining from Sunderland in the summer. Solid when called upon and made decent save from Brooks at 3-1. No chance with Pugh goal.
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Albion's captain was solid and dependable as ever. Subbed late on.
Excellent again. Threw himself in the way to block Ibe's shot just before Albion scored twice in quick succession. Superb header down from Knockaert's corner for Andone to make it 3-1.
Blocked Ibe shot after Bournemouth drove forward. Had to be alert against the threat of Bournemouth's Mousset and Ibe up front.
Made a few nice runs forward in the first half, with one headed against a post by Locadia. Solid defensively.
Lively down the right. Fantastic finish to give Albion the lead when he drilled the ball home from 15 yards. Played the pass for Bissouma to make it 2-0. Corner led to Brighton's third.
Scored his first goal for the club with a superb strike from 25 yards which went in off a post. Always looked to drive forward.
Tidy in possession in front of the back four. Booked.
First appearance since the win away to Huddersfield at the start of December. Hard-working display as usual.
Fifth successive start for the Dutch forward. Set up Albion's opener when he laid the ball back for Knockaert. Went close when glancing header hit a post. Subbed.
Full of running as usual and a handful for the Bournemouth defence. In the right place at the right time to nod home Duffy's header down to make it 3-1.
Came on for final 17 minutes.
Came on for the final couple of minutes.
Came on in injury-time.
Little chance with any of the goals. Seemed to slip as he went to save Bissouma's goal for Brighton's second.
Cherries debut after joining on loan from Liverpool yesterday. Solid display. Dangerous cross missed by Fraser midway through first half.
Won a couple of early headers against Andone. Always had to be on his toes with Andone's pace. Late header saved. Booked.
Defended well to stop pacy Andone getting away down the right early on. Headed over from Fraser cross on ten minutes. Excellent defensive header to clear dangerous Bong cross with Andone lurking on the hour.
An option down the left but struggled to get into the game. Subbed.
Wasted a decent opening when he dragged a shot wide at 2-0 late in the first half. Excellent strike to make it 2-1 and went close to a second when he curled a shot just wide.
Full debut for the midfielder. Comfortable on the ball when in possession but struggled to really impose himself on the game. Subbed at half-time.
Misplaced a couple of passes in the middle of the park. Had a hard day against Albion's three midfielders. Booked.
A threat from set-pieces and with his silky skill on the wing. One early cross was headed over by Simpson. Missed the ball from Clyne cross 15 yards out and flashed a shot across goal at 2-1.
Always a threat looking to run forward and had several efforts blocked by the Brighton defence, Booked.
Pacy threat up top but missed a sitter when he blazed over from eight yards with the goal gaping on 28 minutes. Quiet after that.
Two-goal hero against Albion in the Premier League was sent on at half-time.