A Propper early Merry Christmas two – all!

Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2

Albion just about deserved to draw against an impressive Wolves side in a game that finally saw Davy Pröpper score a competitive goal at the Amex after 71 appearances.

Despite the Seagulls’ early domination, it was Wolves who took the lead.

Rual Jimenez did all the hard work and Diogo Jota slotted the ball past Maty Ryan.

Just before this, Jimenez had forced Ryan into making a point-blank save.

Albion replied in emphatic style with Neal Maupay driving a half volley beyond Rui Patricio.

Just minutes later a slick one-two between Leandro Trossard and Aaron Mooy saw the ball fall for Propper who headed it past Patricio to complete a turnaround for Albion as the Dutchman finally scored his first ever Amex goal.

Mooy could and probably should have put Albion further into the lead a few minutes later but the ball slammed off Leander Dendoncker and bounced to safety.

Then, Propper the hero turned villain as he gave the ball away cheaply and left Dan Burn vulnerable – and Jota raced away to equalise for Wolves.

Both teams were only able to muster half chances in the second half as Ali Jahanbakhsh, on as a substitute, flattered to deceive and Trossard began to fade.

The partnership of Lewis Dunk and Adam Webster again looked impressive as did the performance of Steve Alzate at wing back.

Albion take on Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park next Monday (16 December) at 7.45pm.

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