Sheffield United were denied a first win of the season when hosts Brighton & Hove Albion’s Danny Welbeck grabbed a late equaliser to earn a 1-1 Premier League draw.

The visitors were reduced to 10 men when John Lundstram was sent off for upending midfielder Joel Veltman in a reckless challenge in the first half was shown a red card by Peter Bankes who used the Referee Review Area.

Sheffield United were close to victory after Jayden Bogle had come off the bench to mark his Premier League debut with a goal that deflected in off Adam Webster took the ball past goalkeeper Robert Sanchez in the 63rd minute.

Danny Welbeck sent in substitute of Neal Muapay in 66th minute equalised three minutes from time left footed shot from very close range to the high centre of the goal into the back of the net.

Brighton could have snatched a win but Welbeck’s stoppage-time header was cleared off the line before Alireza Jahanbakhsh headed against a post.

Brighton stays 16th in the table with Sheffield United remains at the bottom of the table.


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