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Balogun Applauds Brighton Fans For Massive Support In Home Draw Vs Arsenal

Balogun Applauds Brighton Fans For Massive Support In Home Draw Vs Arsenal

Super Eagles defender,  Leon Balogun, has heaped plaudits on Brighton& Hove Albion ‘ s fans for  rallying behind the team in Wednesday’s 1-1  home draw against Arsenal at the Amex Stadium,  reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

Gabonese forward,  Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave Arsenal the lead in the seventh minute,  but the hosts rallied back to earn a share of the spoils with Dutchman Jurgen Locadia netting the equaliser 10 minutes before the break.

Both teams were unable to find the winning goal in the second half of the highly entertaining encounter.

“Thanks for being the 12th man tonight with your amazing support in -what I think- was a great team effort after a tough start! @locadiaofficial so happy for you brother and you deserve it all – respect 👏🏽🙌,”Balogun tweeted after the game.

Balogun has made eight Premier League appearances for the Seagulls this season, scoring once.

His international teammate,   Alex Iwobi was an half time substitute for German midfielder Mezut Ozil in the game.

Iwobi has featured 16 times in the league for Arsenal in this campaign with two goals to his name.

By Adeboye Amosu

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