African players abroad ENGLAND : Enock Mwepu and Percy Tau shine in Brighton victory

Zambian winger Enock Mwepu and his South African counterpart Percy Tau stole the show for Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday afternoon.

They both scored a goal each as Brighton beat Luton Town 3-1 in a friendly.

The pre-season game ahead of the Premier League season took place at Kenilworth Road.

Aaron Connolly put  Brighton in the driving seat with a goal before Mwepu and Tau added their names on the scoresheet.

Mwepu reacted the sharpest and fastest to drill into the net from range in the 35th minute after a well-worked out cut-back.

It was the Zambian’s first goal since signing from Red Bull Salzburg of Austria in the pre-season.

Thereafter, Tau, who returned from loan spells season, ensured that he should score his first goal for Brighton.

The South African showed incredible pace, turned his markers inside-out before firing a low shot to the far corner.

Tau celebrated the goal with his trademark dance in what was a clear show of relief

Luton scored their consolation goal through Harry Cornick who had intercepted a ball from Dan Burn before scoring.

Brighton Line-up: Sanchez (Steele 46), Veltman (Karbownik 46), Duffy (Tsoungui 80), Burn (Ostigard 58), March (Zeqiri 64), Bissouma (Gross 64), Mwepu (Leonard 68), Moder (Tau 46), Lallana (Richards 64), Connolly (Alzate 46), Maupay (Andone 46).

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