Brighton blow Palace away after Shane Duffy’s red


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We are sorry, you need to be a subscriber to watch this videoSubstitute Balogun scores with first touch as ten-man Brighton secure win

In this fixture a year ago Palace supporters let off a series of pyrotechnics during a tense goalless draw. Last night the fireworks were confined to the pitch as Brighton & Hove Albion became the first team since Manchester United in May 2008 to score three goals and have a player sent off in the first half of a top-flight game, beating their great rivals for the first time in the Premier League.

Glenn Murray put them ahead against his former club with a penalty shortly before Shane Duffy, Brighton’s Ireland defender, was given a red card for headbutting Patrick Van Aanholt. That could have been a turning point but Leon Balogun, sent on to fill the hole in defence left by Duffy, made it…

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