An evidence has been offered for the absence of Brighton & Hove Albion defender Joel Veltman from the membership’s squad to face Burnley this afternoon.
Mac Allister makes the distinction
Graham Potter’s males had been again in motion a short while in the past.
The Seagulls made the journey to Turf Moor, for a gap day Premier League assembly with Burnley.
Brighton headed into proceedings with one thing of a adverse environment surrounding the membership’s camp, amid considerations that the seasiders had not achieved sufficient to deal with their goalscoring woes from the 2020/21 marketing campaign.
When all was mentioned and achieved in Lancashire on Saturday, although, the guests put such worries to mattress, at the very least in the intervening time, en path to a 2-1 victory.
Burnley really took the lead within the conflict inside two minutes, when James Tarkowski headed residence to rapturous celebrations on the a part of the house crowd.
Brighton, although, weren’t deterred, and went on to tug degree a bit of over quarter-hour from time, by way of Neal Maupay.
Then, simply 5 minutes later, the afternoon’s telling second was forthcoming, as Alexis Mac Allister’s end ensured a optimistic opening to the season for the Seagulls.
FULL-TIME Burnley 1-2 Brighton
— Premier League (@premierleague) August 14, 2021
On an in any other case optimistic day for Brighton, nonetheless, one concern was forthcoming, on the personnel entrance.
This got here within the type of the shock absence of defender Joel Veltman from the membership’s matchday squad at Turf Moor.
In flip, talking on the again of the motion coming to a detailed, it got here as little shock when Graham Potter was drawn on the reasoning behind his stopper’s full omission.
And the Brighton boss went on to disclose that Veltman this week got here into shut contact with a optimistic Covid-19 case, earlier than offering a short clarification for attackers Percy Tau and Aaron Connolly lacking out, too:
🏥 | INJURY NEWS
🗣️ Graham Potter says that Joel Veltman was absent in the present day as a result of had come into shut contact with an individual who had examined optimistic for Covid-19. Percy Tau and Aaron Connolly had been out for “private causes”.#FFScout #FPL #GW1 #BHAFC pic.twitter.com/aq5cysqtvK
— Fantasy Soccer Scout (@FFScout) August 14, 2021
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