Brighton roar back at Marseille to earn historic first point in Europe

05 October 2023 18:54
Brighton’s trip into the unknown was always going to be a steep learning curve. But Roberto De Zerbi’s side recovered from the shock of conceding two goals in less than 90 seconds to Marseille’s Chancel Mbemba and Jordan Veretout to secure a vital point thanks to a magnificent fightback capped by the substitute João Pedro’s equaliser from the penalty spot two minutes from full time.It was the Brazilian’s third successful penalty of the competition already after Pascal Gross had pulled one back and while Brighton remain bottom of their group in their debut Europa League campaign after losing their opening match against AEK Athens, they showed they belong at this level and kept their hopes of progressing to the group stages very much still alive. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian