West Ham and Brighton fight out stalemate in race for European places

Introduction to the Article:
The match between Weary West Ham United and burned-out Brighton and Hove Albion ended in a goalless draw, dampening both teams’ top-five ambitions. Both sides were missing numerous first-team players due to various reasons, leading to a makeshift lineup for both teams. The match, played at a sluggish pace, was a reflection of the fatigue faced by both teams due to a heavy schedule in recent weeks.

Brighton’s Goal Drought

Brighton’s goalless draw against West Ham marked their first such result in 48 Premier League games, a notable contrast to the team’s usual form in front of goal.

First-Half Chances

The article describes various chances and moments during the first half, including a missed penalty appeal and a notable opportunity for Brighton to break the deadlock.

Second-Half Action

The second half saw both teams continue to struggle to find the back of the net, with chances for both West Ham and Brighton being detailed in this section.

Final Moments

As the match wound down, Brighton looked to have a series of opportunities that were ultimately saved, foiling their chances of securing a victory against West Ham.