Stoppage-time own goal gives Brighton win over Everton

Brighton and Hove Albion's Glenn Murray, left, and Leandro Trossard celebrate Everton's Lucas Digne scoring an own goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Everton at the AMEX stadium, Brighton, England. Saturday, Oct. 26 2019 (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
Brighton and Hove Albion's Neal Maupay scores his side's second goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Everton at the AMEX stadium, Brighton, England. Saturday, Oct. 26 2019 (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
Brighton and Hove Albion's Dale Stephens controls the ball in the air during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Everton at the AMEX stadium, Brighton, England. Saturday, Oct. 26 2019 (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)

BRIGHTON, England — A stoppage-time own goal handed Brighton a dramatic 3-2 comeback English Premier League win over Everton, which had been leading with 10 minutes to go on Saturday.

Brighton led after 15 minutes through Pascal Gross' powerful free kick, but Everton responded when Richarlison's header went in off Adam Webster, who was credited with the own goal.

Two minutes after coming off the bench, Dominic Calvert-Lewin gave Everton the lead with his fifth goal in his last five games.

Everton looked close to earning its first away league win since March but let Brighton back into the contest when Michael Keane fouled Aaron Connolly in the penalty area. After a video review, Neal Maupay scored the penalty for Brighton in the 80th.

Brighton claimed the three points when Lucas Digne turned a cross into his own net in the fourth minute of stoppage time.

Everton could also be without Brazilian winger Bernard for upcoming games after he slipped and hurt his knee.

___

More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/Soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

People also read these

Where's Messi? Tributes missing in his native...

May 28, 2018

Where's Messi? Tributes missing in his native Argentina city of Rosario

WORLD CUP: Argentina reliant on Messi, burdened...

Jun 11, 2018

Without Lionel Messi, would Argentina even be going to the World Cup?

Del Potro calls knee fracture a 'hard blow'

Oct 14, 2018

Juan Martin del Potro has fractured his right patella bone in what the Argentine called "a hard...

'The Game of the Century': Boca Juniors vs. River...

Nov 8, 2018

"The Game of the Century": Boca Juniors to face River Plate in the Copa Libertadores final

Boca Juniors not renewing contract of coach...

Dec 14, 2018

Boca Juniors will not renew its contract with coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto after losing to...

About Us

Daily Sports Global, your guide to the best sports news on the Internet. Access to the world’s biggest sports events right here even if you’re not physically there.

Subscribe Now!