Brighton 2 – 1 Liverpool

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Brighton knocked Liverpool out of the FA Cup with a brilliant 92nd-minute winner from Kaoru Mitoma as the Seagulls trailed with a deserved 2–1 fourth round victory.

The Reds took the lead as Mo Salah dug into the heart of Brighton’s defense to find Harvey Elliott’s smart point, who twisted the ball under a rushing Jason Steele (30).

The hosts reacted nine minutes later when Tariq Lamptey’s long range effort happened to be led past an Allison who was wrong-footed by Lewis Dunk’s (39) boot.

Jurgen Klopp tried to force things midway through the second half by introducing James Milner, Jordan Henderson and Darwin Nunez, but Brighton held on before striking the deadly blow in the second half.

Lewis Dunk (second from left) celebrates with his Brighton teammates after scoring the equalizer

Outstanding all afternoon, Mitoma had threatened Allison’s goal several times and was rewarded for his persistence in the final embers of the game, driving through a crowd of players before charging into the roof of the net (90+2).

More coming soon…

And after that?

from Brighton next game is at home Bournemouth in the Premier League on Saturday; starting at 3:00 pm

The Seagulls then travel to Selhurst Park to take on their rivals crystal palace Saturday February 11; starting at 3:00 pm

from Liverpool next game is also in the Premier League, with a trip to wolves the Saturday; starting at 3:00 pm

Jurgen Klopp’s side then travel to bitter rivals Everton February 13 for one Monday night football meet, live air sports; starting at 8 p.m

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