Brighton 2-2 Southampton

01 April 2010 09:34
Substitute Lee Barnard hit a dramatic late equaliser to earn Southampton a draw at the Withdean Stadium.Barnard muscled in at the near post to ram home a cross from fellow substitute Papa Waigo in the 89th minute. [LNB]Elliott Bennett had put the Seagulls ahead after being set up by Andrew Crofts, but Dean Hammond headed in an equaliser from close range. [LNB]Kazenga LuaLua crossed for Ashley Barnes to put Brighton in front but they were denied a fourth win in a row. [LNB]Brighton's misery was increased when defender Marcos Painter, on loan from Swansea, was stretchered off in stoppage time with a leg injury. [LNB][LNB]Saints boss Alan Pardew told BBC Solent: [LNB] [LNB][LNB] "It was a really tough game. Really competitive. [LNB]"They're about the third-best form team in the division, and that showed, but I think we bossed the game. [LNB]"Unfortunately we found ourselves behind in a game that I didn't think we deserved to be behind in." [LNB][LNB] Live text and stats  [LNB] Thursday, 1 April 2010[LNB] League One[LNB] Home Team Score Away Team Time Brighton 2-2 Southampton FT (HT 1-1) Bennett 12 Barnes 66 Hammond 41 Barnard 89 Brighton 29 Brezovan 04 Elphick 06 El-Abd 19 Calderon 22 Painter 08 Navarro (Diego Arismendi 79) 18 Dicker 20 Crofts 21 Carole (LuaLua 58) 26 Bennett yellow card 17 Murray yellow card (Barnes 62) Substitutes 13 Walker, 23 Virgo, 11 LuaLua, 14 Diego Arismendi, 34 Hendrie, 33 Holroyd, 36 Barnes Southampton 01 Davis 02 Harding 06 Jaidi (Barnard 75 yellow card) 12 Fonte 40 Otsemobor 04 Puncheon 10 Wotton (Papa Waigo 75) 14 Hammond yellow card 37 Antonio (Seaborne 75) 07 Lambert 20 Lallana Substitutes 28 Bialkowski, 05 Perry, 18 Mills, 23 James, 35 Seaborne, 09 Papa Waigo, 17 Barnard Ref: TannerAtt: 7,784 BRIGHTON SOUTHAMPTON Possession Brighton 54% Southampton 46% Attempts on target Brighton 4 Southampton 6 Attempts off target Brighton 5 Southampton 5 Corners Brighton 6 Southampton 5 Fouls Brighton 13 Southampton 16 Final Result Full Time 90:00+6:33 The final whistle goes and the game is over. 90:00+6:02 Gary Dicker fouled by Adam Lallana, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Tommy Elphick. 90:00+3:01 Dean Hammond takes a shot. Save made by Peter Brezovan. 90:00+1:30 Short corner worked by Kazenga LuaLua. 90:00+0:49 Foul by Dean Hammond on Diego Arismendi, free kick awarded. Peter Brezovan takes the direct free kick. 89:30 Foul by Elliott Bennett on Lee Barnard, free kick awarded. Richard Lambert produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick. 88:12 Assist on the goal came from Ndiaye Papa Waigo. 88:12 GOAL - Lee Barnard:Brighton 2 - 2 Southampton A goal is scored by Lee Barnard from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Brighton 2-2 Southampton. 87:14 Dean Hammond takes a shot. Save made by Peter Brezovan. 83:25 Foul by Dan Harding on Elliott Bennett, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Tommy Elphick. 81:19 Adam El-Abd concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Barnard. Richard Lambert fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick. 78:02 Substitution Diego Arismendi on for Alan Navarro. 78:02 Booking Lee Barnard is shown a yellow card. 77:41 Ashley Barnes has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the target. 73:36 Free kick taken by Peter Brezovan. 73:36 Substitution Michail Antonio goes off and Daniel Seaborne comes on. 73:36 Substitution Ndiaye Papa Waigo replaces Paul Wotton. 73:36 Substitution (Southampton) makes a substitution, with Lee Barnard coming on for Radhi Jaidi. 73:36 Unfair challenge on Adam El-Abd by Dean Hammond results in a free kick. 71:21 Ashley Barnes fouled by Radhi Jaidi, the ref awards a free kick. Elliott Bennett delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing. Effort from deep inside the area by Kazenga LuaLua misses to the right of the goal. 69:30 Andrew Crofts takes a shot. Comfortable save by Kelvin Davis. 67:17 Radhi Jaidi challenges Ashley Barnes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Alan Navarro. 67:17 Booking Elliott Bennett is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. 65:12 Kazenga LuaLua provided the assist for the goal. 65:12 GOAL - Ashley Barnes:Brighton 2 - 1 Southampton Ashley Barnes grabs a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Brighton 2-1 Southampton. 63:17 Kazenga LuaLua produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post. 61:39 Substitution Ashley Barnes is brought on as a substitute for Glenn Murray. 60:39 Marcos Painter fouled by Michail Antonio, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Marcos Painter. 59:43 Glenn Murray is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Kelvin Davis. 58:41 Jason Puncheon takes a shot. Save made by Peter Brezovan. Corner taken by Jason Puncheon played to the near post, clearance made by Gary Dicker. 57:58 Elliott Bennett takes a short corner. 57:02 Substitution Kazenga LuaLua replaces Sebastien Carole. 56:31 Glenn Murray takes a shot. Kelvin Davis makes a comfortable save. 54:44 Jason Puncheon has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal. 52:47 Foul by Sebastien Carole on Adam Lallana, free kick awarded. Dan Harding restarts play with the free kick. 51:01 Booking Glenn Murray is shown a yellow card. 49:46 Adam El-Abd challenges Michail Antonio unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jason Puncheon crosses the ball in from the free kick, save made by Peter Brezovan. 49:19 The assistant referee flags for offside against Glenn Murray. Kelvin Davis restarts play with the free kick. 48:29 Andrew Crofts fouled by Jason Puncheon, the ref awards a free kick. Tommy Elphick restarts play with the free kick. 45:17 Richard Lambert gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam El-Abd. Peter Brezovan restarts play with the free kick. 45:01 The match restarts for the second half. Half Time 45:00+2:34 The ref blows to end the first period. 45:00+1:26 Free kick awarded for a foul by Sebastien Carole on Dan Harding. Free kick taken by Kelvin Davis. 45:00+0:19 Glenn Murray challenges Radhi Jaidi unfairly and gives away a free kick. Dan Harding restarts play with the free kick. 44:26 The assistant referee signals for offside against Richard Lambert. Peter Brezovan takes the free kick. 43:54 Unfair challenge on Adam Lallana by Inigo Calderon results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Dan Harding. 42:36 Foul by Adam Lallana on Alan Navarro, free kick awarded. Peter Brezovan restarts play with the free kick. 40:03 Assist by Jason Puncheon. 40:03 GOAL - Dean Hammond:Brighton 1 - 1 Southampton Dean Hammond finds the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Brighton 1-1 Southampton. 39:35 Alan Navarro gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dean Hammond. Centre by Jason Puncheon, 38:43 Free kick awarded for a foul by Inigo Calderon on Adam Lallana. Free kick taken by Dan Harding. 37:16 Richard Lambert fouled by Adam El-Abd, the ref awards a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Jason Puncheon. 35:28 Corner taken left-footed by Jason Puncheon to the near post, Gary Dicker manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jason Puncheon, Radhi Jaidi concedes a free kick for a foul on Tommy Elphick. Direct free kick taken by Peter Brezovan. 33:45 Jason Puncheon challenges Alan Navarro unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Peter Brezovan. 33:24 Gary Dicker is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Kelvin Davis. 32:24 The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Kelvin Davis. 30:56 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Elliott Bennett from the right by-line, Richard Lambert makes a clearance. 29:56 Elliott Bennett takes a short corner. 29:21 Corner taken by Elliott Bennett played to the near post, clearance made by Radhi Jaidi. 26:09 Jason Puncheon takes a outswinging corner. 25:12 Glenn Murray is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Kelvin Davis restarts play with the free kick. 22:50 Richard Lambert is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Peter Brezovan. 21:39 Richard Lambert fouled by Tommy Elphick, the ref awards a free kick. Dan Harding restarts play with the free kick. 20:48 Unfair challenge on Elliott Bennett by Jon Otsemobor results in a free kick. Marcos Painter takes the direct free kick. 19:55 Corner from right by-line taken by Adam Lallana. Paul Wotton produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal. 19:23 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dean Hammond by Andrew Crofts. Dan Harding delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, clearance by Tommy Elphick. 16:59 Andrew Crofts gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dean Hammond. Richard Lambert shoots direct from the free kick. 15:39 Foul by Paul Wotton on Inigo Calderon, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Peter Brezovan. 11:11 Andrew Crofts provided the assist for the goal. 11:11 GOAL - Elliott Bennett:Brighton 1 - 0 Southampton Elliott Bennett scores a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Brighton 1-0 Southampton. 10:46 Adam El-Abd takes the direct free kick. 10:46 Booking Dean Hammond receives a caution. 10:32 Foul by Dean Hammond on Elliott Bennett, free kick awarded. 10:10 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Glenn Murray by Radhi Jaidi. Direct free kick taken by Alan Navarro. 9:17 Effort on goal by Glenn Murray from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar. 8:08 The assistant referee flags for offside against Glenn Murray. Kelvin Davis takes the free kick. 4:10 Shot from deep inside the area by Glenn Murray clears the crossbar. 3:24 Elliott Bennett takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Jose Fonte. 0:00 The referee gets the match started. Live text and data provided by The Press Association.[LNB]

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