Brighton 1-2 Aston Villa: Danny Ings claims double as Villa claim first away win

Danny Ings celebrates
Danny Ings has now scored four goals in as many games after his double against Brighton.

Danny Ings scored twice as Aston Villa beat Brighton for their first Premier League away win of the season.

Alexis Mac Allister put the hosts ahead after just 49 seconds when he took the ball from Douglas Luiz, following a heavy pass from Villa keeper Emiliano Martinez, and slotted in.

It was the fastest Brighton have ever scored in the Premier League.

But Ings levelled from the penalty spot in the 20th minute after Lewis Dunk fouled John McGinn in the box.

Despite the game being relatively open, Villa were better in the final third and they continued to cause problems for Brighton.

Luiz made up for his earlier error when he played a part in his side’s 54th-minute winner. He challenged Mac Allister on the edge of the box before pushing the ball into the path of Ings who tucked away a calm finish at the near post.

Despite their bright start and having much of the possession in the game, Brighton did not do enough to trouble Villa keeper Martinez.

They drop to seventh place, while Villa go into the World Cup break sitting in 12th place, five points clear of the relegation spots.

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Brighton & Hove Albion

  1. Squad number1Player nameSánchez

  2. Squad number13Player nameGroß

  3. Squad number5Player nameDunk

  4. Squad number6Player nameColwill

  5. Squad number30Player nameEstupiñán

  6. Squad number10Player nameMac Allister

  7. Squad number25Player nameCaicedo

  8. Squad number7Player nameMarch

  9. Squad number14Player nameLallana

  10. Squad number11Player nameTrossard

  11. Squad number18Player nameWelbeck

  1. Squad number2Player nameLamptey

  2. Squad number20Player nameEnciso

  3. Squad number21Player nameUndav

  4. Squad number34Player nameVeltman

Aston Villa

  1. Squad number1Player nameMartínez

  2. Squad number2Player nameCash

  3. Squad number4Player nameKonsa

  4. Squad number5Player nameMings

  5. Squad number27Player nameDigne

  6. Squad number7Player nameMcGinn

  7. Squad number44Player nameKamara

  8. Squad number6Player nameDouglas Luiz

  9. Squad number41Player nameJ Ramsey

  10. Squad number10Player nameBuendía

  11. Squad number9Player nameIngs

  1. Squad number17Player nameAugustinsson

  2. Squad number18Player nameYoung

  3. Squad number31Player nameBailey

  4. Squad number32Player nameDendoncker

  5. Squad number35Player nameArcher



Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Sánchez
  • 13GroßBooked at 82mins
  • 5Dunk
  • 6Colwill
  • 30EstupiñánSubstituted forLampteyat 81′minutes
  • 10Mac Allister
  • 25CaicedoBooked at 57mins
  • 7March
  • 14LallanaSubstituted forEncisoat 5′minutesSubstituted forVeltmanat 59′minutes
  • 11Trossard
  • 18WelbeckSubstituted forUndavat 59′minutes


  • 2Lamptey
  • 20Enciso
  • 21Undav
  • 23Steele
  • 27Gilmour
  • 28Ferguson
  • 29van Hecke
  • 34Veltman
  • 43Turns

Aston Villa

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1MartínezBooked at 90mins
  • 2CashBooked at 79mins
  • 4Konsa
  • 5MingsBooked at 26mins
  • 27DigneSubstituted forAugustinssonat 82′minutes
  • 7McGinnBooked at 90mins
  • 44KamaraBooked at 85mins
  • 6Douglas LuizSubstituted forDendonckerat 83′minutes
  • 41J RamseySubstituted forYoungat 69′minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 10BuendíaSubstituted forBaileyat 74′minutesBooked at 80mins
  • 9IngsSubstituted forArcherat 83′minutes


  • 8Sanson
  • 16Chambers
  • 17Augustinsson
  • 18Young
  • 20Bednarek
  • 25Olsen
  • 31Bailey
  • 32Dendoncker
  • 35Archer

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