Wood helps Burnley beats Brighton 3-1 in EPL
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Chris Wood scored twice to help Burnley climb out of the English Premier League relegation zone with a 3-1 win over Brighton on Saturday.
Burnley had already hit the woodwork twice by the time Wood gave his team the lead in the 26th minute, after being set up by Ashley Barnes. He made it 2-0 in the 61st before Barnes added the third goal for the visitors from the penalty spot in the 74th.
Brighton fails to end winless EPL run in 0-0 draw vs Watford
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Brighton's winless run stretched to five Premier League games as it was frustrated by an inspired performance from Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster in a 0-0 draw on Saturday.
Former England international Foster twice kept out headers from Juergen Locadia and also saved from Shane Duffy and Florin Andone to earn his side a point at the Amex Stadium.
Arnautovic rescues 2-2 draw for West Ham vs Brighton
LONDON (AP) — Marko Arnautovic scored a quick double to rescue a 2-2 draw for West Ham against Brighton on Wednesday in a Premier League game that saw all four goals scored in a 12-minute span in the second half.
Locadia equalizer helps Brighton draw with Arsenal 1-1
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Juergen Locadia pounced on a defensive mistake as Brighton rallied to secure draw with Arsenal 1-1 at home in the English Premier League on Wednesday.
The opening stages suggested the visitors would have little trouble seeing off Brighton, especially after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang claimed his 13th league goal.
Two attempted clearances were charged down and when Leon Balogun was caught in possession by Alexandre Lacazette in front of goal, Arsenal took full advantage.
10-man Brighton beats fierce rival Palace 3-1 in EPL
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Brighton shrugged off the first-half dismissal of Shane Duffy to ease to a 3-1 home victory over fierce local rival Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Tuesday.
The center back was given a straight red card for thrusting his head into Palace defender Patrick van Aanholt in the 28th minute, with Brighton 1-0 ahead at that stage through Glenn Murray's penalty.
Brighton concedes after 55 seconds, still wins in EPL
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Brighton responded to conceding the fastest goal in the English Premier League this season to beat 10-man Huddersfield 2-1 on Saturday.
Mathias Jorgensen headed Huddersfield in front after 55 seconds after a defensive mix-up but the hosts played the final hour with 10 men following the dismissal of striker Steve Mounie, who was handed a straight red card for a studs-up tackle.
10-man Brighton draws with Huddersfield 1-1 in EPL
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Ten-man Brighton blew an opportunity to take a giant step toward English Premier League safety by squandering a hatful of chances in drawing with Huddersfield 1-1 on Saturday.
Jonas Lossl's own goal gifted Brighton a lead that lasted just two first-half minutes. Shane Duffy's loose pass returned the compliment to let Steve Mounie equalize.
Denmark qualifies for World Cup with 5-1 rout of Ireland
DUBLIN (AP) — Christian Eriksen scored a superb hat trick as Denmark qualified for next year's World Cup with an emphatic 5-1 victory over Ireland in their playoff on Tuesday.
With last week's first leg having finished 0-0, Ireland made an ideal start to the return match by taking the lead in the sixth minute through defender Shane Duffy.
Kolarov puts Serbia on verge of qualifying for World Cup
A goal from Aleksandar Kolarov guided 10-man Serbia to a 1-0 win over Ireland on Tuesday, putting the Balkan nation on the verge of a place at next year's World Cup.
The win in Dublin leaves Serbia top of Group D, four points clear of Wales with two games remaining against Austria and Georgia.
Unless Serbia slips up, Wales and third-placed Ireland face a tough fight for a playoff place after the Welsh earned a 2-0 win over tenacious Moldova.