Johann Berg Gudmundsson’s first goal in 18 months saved a point for Burnley, cancelling out Lewis Dunk’s opener and ending Brighton & Hove Albion’s run of 459 minutes without conceding in the Premier League.

It was a plain contest in a season of ostentatious Premier League scorelines and unforeseeable occasions on and off the field; none more so than both these formerly struggling groups managing triumphes at Anfield over the past 3 weeks.

However, while neither Sean Dyche nor his opposite number, Graham Potter, would concede as much, this outcome was most likely simply as rewarding in its own method and represented that relative rarity– a draw that most likely suited both teams.

For Brighton, on the back of 3 tough games in six days