Brighton vs Leeds LIVE: Premier League latest score, goals and updates from fixture today

Easing lingering relegation worries is on the agenda for Brighton boss Graham Potter, as his side looks to return to winning ways at home against Leeds United.

The Seagulls remain in 17th, one place above the drop zone, but they do have the safety of a seven-point buffer down to Fulham, with just five matches left to play.

A victory here, combined with Chelsea beating the Cottagers in the west London derby later on Saturday, would put Brighton within a single win of mathematically confirming their status as a Premier League club for another season.

Leeds are on their best run of the season though, unbeaten in six and having won three of the last five. That exceptional recent form includes beating Man City, securing a late point against Liverpool and then holding Man United to a scoreless draw, too.

Marcelo Bielsa will be keen to ensure they finish the season strongly and in the top half, with the Elland Road club ninth at present.

Follow our live coverage of Brighton against Leeds below, along with the best of the rest of the Premier League action on Saturday.

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Brighton 1 – 0 Leeds

27 mins: Luke Ayling hits a long cross into the box from the right hand side. Joel Veltman does well to head the ball away but it drops for Jack Harrison who belts a volley back at the goal with the outside of his left foot and narrowly puts it wide of goal.

Brighton 1 – 0 Leeds

24 mins: Stuart Dallas flings a corner flat into the box. He aims for the cluster of bodies and forces Robert Sanchez into an awkward clearance. The ball comes out to Jack Harrison who sends it quickly back into the box. Sanchez comes off his line again and makes an easier catch this time.

Brighton 1 – 0 Leeds

20 mins: Diego Llorente brings the ball up to the halfway line and spots Brighton’s goalkeeper, Robert Sanchez, off his line. He cheekily goes for goal but his very long ranged effort is wide of the target. That was a bit too optimistic from the Leeds defender.

Brighton 1 – 0 Leeds

17 mins: It’s a great start for Brighton who’ve been the better of the two sides so far. However, they’ve dropped 20 points from winning positions this season so this game is far from over.

GOAL! Gross beats Meslier and Brighton are in front!

Brighton 1 – 0 Leeds

14 mins: Goal! Pascal Gross drills the penalty low and hard into the bottom left corner, Illan Meslier dives the correct way but the ball sneaks under his arm and finishes in the back of the net.

Penalty to Brighton!

Brighton 0 – 0 Leeds

13 mins: Ezgjan Alioski brings down Danny Welbeck in the box, it’s a pretty easy decision for Chris Kavanagh. Pascal Gross has the chance to send Brighton in front.

Brighton 0 – 0 Leeds

10 mins: Jack Harrison swings a free kick into the Brighton penalty area but it gets headed out to Mateusz Klich. Robin Koch stays in the box and weaves into space as the cross comes back in. Lewis Dunk sees the run and manages to get in front of the Leeds midfielder to head the ball out for a corner that comes to nothing.

Good save from Illan Meslier!

Brighton 0 – 0 Leeds

8 mins: Leandro Trossard has started brightly for Brighton. He receives the ball on the right side of the box. Robin Koch gets across to block his line of sight at goal. Trossard shifts the ball to the left and shimmies into space. He shoots and drills a low effort to Illan Meslier’s right but the goalkeeper is able to dive across and smother the ball.

Brighton 0 – 0 Leeds

6 mins: Leeds string together their first real attack of the game. Alioski feeds the ball into the feet of Tyler Roberts who flicks it round the corner for Mateusz Klich. He’s free to storm forward on the left but his cross into the box is shocking and the ball goes goes of play.

Brighton 0 – 0 Leeds

3 mins: Ezgjan Alioski fails to control the ball deep in his own half under pressure from Leandro Trossard and Brighton win a throw in. The ball is sent straight into the penalty area but Stuart Dallas is there to work it clear for Leeds.

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