Pugh rescues point for battling Cherries

09 October 2010 05:16
Marc Pugh scored a hotly disputed stoppage-time penalty for Bournemouth as the Cherries hit back to draw 1-1 against Brighton at the Withdean Stadium. The Seagulls took the lead on the hour mark thanks to loanee Kazenga LuaLua, but his goal was not enough to help Gus Poyet's side claim a crucial three points. Southampton racked up another home win with a 2-0 victory against Tranmere at St Mary's. Hot-shot Rickie Lambert netted yet another goal for the Saints, before midfielder Adam Lallana scored ten minutes after the half-time break. Sheffield Wednesday defeated Leyton Orient 1-0 at home thanks to a goal from Lewis Buxton, while another London side, Dagenham and Redbridge, were defeated 2-0 away at MK Dons following second-half strikes from Sam Baldock and Mathias Doumbe. Home Park witnessed a great game as Paul Benson scored twice to salvage a 2-2 draw for Charlton Athletic against Plymouth Argyle. Bradley Wright-Phillips got the Pilgrims off to a great start with a goal after just four minutes, only for Benson to equalise. Yannick Bolasie thought he had won the game for the home side with eight minutes left, before Benson popped up with a stoppage-time equaliser for the Addicks. Brentford continued their poor form with a 3-1 home defeat against Oldham. Dean Furman, Chris Taylor and Dale Stephens netted for the away side after Myles Weston had given the Bees a fourth-minute lead. Carlisle and Yeovil both managed 1-0 wins against Notts County and Rochdale respectively. Gary Madine netted for Cumbrian side while Arsenal loanee Luke Freeman scored for the Glovers. Peterborough are in third place following a 2-0 defeat at Hartlepool United, Peter Hartley and Gary Liddle finding the net for the home side. Walsall enjoyed a rare victory at home to Exeter thanks to goals from Reuben Reid and Matt Richards. Exeter's Ryan Harley scored in the second half, but the Saddlers held on for the 2-1 win. Colchester's unbeaten start to the season came to an end in emphatic style, as they were defeated 3-0 at home by Huddersfield Town. Lee Novak, Anthony Pilkington and Jordan Rhodes grabbed the goals for Lee Clark's side.

Source: ESA