Brighton boss Graham Potter expects Tariq Lamptey to face former club Chelsea after being injured prior to a one-on-one draw with Crystal Palace.
Lamptey, a seagull defender, was unexpectedly dropped due to a slight groin problem as ALBION started XI in a collision with the Eagles on Friday night.
England Under 21 International managed a vibrant second half cameo as Joachim Andersen’s own goal in the second half prevented the Palace from taking the victory thanks to Conor Gallagher’s seventh strike of the season.
Wingback Lampti, who was in a bright red state, only returned to Premier League action in October after a 10-month absence due to repeated hamstring injuries.
Potter admits that the long bystander spell was a factor in the precautions, but is optimistic that it will be available to players when Thomas Tuchel’s European champion visits Amex Stadium on Tuesday. is.
“Tarick wasn’t ready to get started,” said the head coach. “He had a tough kidnapper, so he wasn’t ready for 90 minutes.
“He’s fine. I just missed a little training. Obviously, we weren’t careful about Tariq and what he experienced.
“He had been training for a few days, but after a while (against the Palace) it would have done something good to him.
“If there are no more problems, he will be okay with Chelsea.”
Brighton was left with mixed feelings towards the Eagles after controlling ownership and wasting many opportunities before preventing the loss of bite after three minutes.
Pascal Gross was penalized by Jack Butland in the first half, Neal Maupay ruled out the goal, and Leandro Trossard and Jakub Moder were impressively rejected by the palace’s inform goalkeeper.
Polish midfielder modeler also hit the crossbar, and in the 69th minute Chelsea midfielder Gallagher fired a sucker punch on a seagull on loan, and visitors aimed at the target.
French forward Maupay praised Brighton’s relentless spirit at the low cross where Danish defender Andersen turned the ball over Batland.
“We never gave up,” he told ALBION’s website. “We loved to win it for our fans, but I think they saw us give it all
“We keep pushing and playing the game, even when it’s 1-0 or 2-0 down.
“I think it showed the strong spirit of the team.”
Despite Palace suffering a Sussex victory for three consecutive seasons, goal scorer Gallagher admits that Patrick Viera’s men have plenty of room for improvement.
“It’s hard to take, but when you look at the game, I honestly don’t think it’s worth winning,” England’s midfielder told the Eagles website.
“We weren’t enough. I think they were better, but when we scored a goal and scored 1-0, it’s hard to make a final concession.
“We are disappointed, but we have to see the big picture.
“Performance wasn’t enough. We’re happy to score points. They’re a good side and a difficult team to play against. We’ll improve in the next game, what’s wrong, what’s We will see if we can work on it. “
Meanwhile, 19-year-old Brighton DF Antehu Tsongui, who made his senior debut by winning the Carabao Cup at Cardiff in August, has signed a one-year contract extension until 2023.
Tariq Lamptey aims for Brighton’s full return against former club Chelsea
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