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Trossard scores on EPL debut as Brighton draws with West Ham
BRIGHTON, England (AP) Leandro Trossard scored a stunning goal on his Premier League debut to secure a point for Brighton against West Ham on Saturday.
Trossard, a summer signing from Belgian side Genk, struck shortly after Javier Hernandez had given West Ham the lead against the run of play.
The 24-year-old Trossard also had a goal ruled out by VAR and missed an easy scoring chance before he eventually got off the mark to earn his new side a 1-1 draw.
Brighton was dominant throughout with new manager Graham Potter seeing his side play some confident football.
Manuel Lanzini sent Hernandez scampering through on goal in the 61st. Mat Ryan got a touch on the former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker's shot - West Ham's first on target all match - but the ball still rolled over the line to put the visitors ahead.
The lead lasted barely three minutes when Trossard rifled in a brilliant strike from near the edge of the area.
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Updated August 17, 2019