Brighton earned a slim win over Luton Town at the Amex Stadium to get their Premier League season on the road.
Three exquisite finishes from the Seagulls as they coasted to a comfortable victory over Rob Edwards side.
Roberto De Zerbi’s side took the lead in the 36th via a well placed header from Solly March.
Kaoru Mitoma sent in a delightful cross into the area and he leaped the highest to put Brighton ahead.
Robert De Zerbi’s side had a quiet start to the encounter
The Seagulls didn’t start the game on a bright spark, however, when they picked up their pace, they completely dominated Luton Town.
In the 63rd minute of action, Solly March had a great chance, following a backheel from Pascal Gross at the edge of the box.
6 minutes later, The Seagulls had a great chance to further their lead via a penalty as Joao Pedro was fouled in the box.
Pedro stepped up and played a well-placed penalty into the top left corner, doubling Roberto De Zerbi’s side lead.
In the 79th minute, Luton Town had a chance to reduce the deficit via the 18-yard box and they did the needful.
Carlton Morris stepped up and scored the resultant penalty, playing the ball in the opposite direction of the goalkeeper.
6 minutes later, Adingra scored a delightful goal for Brighton as they extended their lead over Luton Town.
The game continued to witness several goal mouth actions as the Seagulls further their dominance over Rob Edwards’ side.
Luton Town had a great chance in the 2nd minute of additional time as Woodrow nodded the back across the box, intending to pick out Carlton Morris.
Morris smashes a volley after receiving the ball and Brighton’s goalie Jason Steele stretches to tip the ball over the bar.
In the 5th minute of stoppage time, Evan Ferguson made his presence felt as he netted the final goal of the encounter to complete the routing.
Brighton and Luton Town match stats
Roberto De Zerbi’s side were completely dominant across the 90 minutes as they had an impressive 71% possession, while Luton Town had 29% possession.
Brighton had 27 total shots, while Luton Town had 9 shots and this definately signifies the dominance De Zerbi’s side has eschewed across the 90 minutes.
In terms of Shots on target, Brighton and Hove Albion had 12 shots on target, while Luton Town had only 3 shots on target.
The Seagulls have now won three opening days game in a row, having recorded a 2-1 victory over Burnley in the 2021/22 season.
In the commencement of the 2022/23 season, Brighton also recorded a 2-1 win over Manchester United.
English referee David Coote dishes out four yellow cards in the game and it was shown to Brighton’s Pervis Estupian, Kaoru Mitoma and Luton’s Mads Juel Andersen and Issa Kabore.
Brighton and Hove Albion commence the season with a comfortable victory over Luton Town.