• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Tue 21 August 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Amex Stadium

Brighton and Hove Albion vs Cardiff City


Team Lineups

Brighton and Hove Albion

29 Kuszczak
2 Bruno
3 Greer
6 El-Abd
28 Bridge
8 Crofts
18 Dicker
26 Bridcutt
9 Barnes
11 Noone
12 Mackail-Smith
Substitutes
16 Ankergren
5 Dunk
14 Calderon
15 Vicente
17 Harley
23 Agdestein
25 LuaLua

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
2 McNaughton
3 Taylor
5 Hudson
6 Turner
7 Whittingham
8 Cowie
17 Gunnarsson
18 Mutch
22 Helguson
39 Bellamy
Substitutes
32 Lewis
4 Kiss
9 Velikonja
10 Earnshaw
11 Conway
20 Mason
23 Blake

Possession Stats

51%
49%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Brighton and Hove Albion

D W L L L D L L

Cardiff City

D W D L W L D W
Head to Head
Brighton
2-2
Cardiff 07-Mar-2012
Cardiff
1-3
Brighton 17-Aug-2011
Cardiff
1-1
Brighton 22-Nov-2005
Brighton
1-2
Cardiff 15-Oct-2005
Cardiff
2-0
Brighton 12-Feb-2005
Brighton
1-1
Cardiff 19-Oct-2004


Live Text Commentary
92:07 +2.07
 

Ben Turner concedes a free kick for a foul on Rodriguez Vicente. Rodriguez Vicente has an effort direct from the free kick, save by David Marshall.

89:38
 

Effort from outside the penalty area by Wayne Bridge goes wide left of the goal.

88:42
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kazenga LuaLua by Joe Mason. Rodriguez Vicente delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, clearance by Ben Turner.

88:11
 

Peter Whittingham concedes a free kick for a foul on Kazenga LuaLua. Wayne Bridge takes the direct free kick.

86:20
 

Saltor Bruno challenges Craig Conway unfairly and gives away a free kick. Peter Whittingham takes the free kick. Craig Conway has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

85:00
 

Craig Conway delivers the ball.

83:31
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin McNaughton by Rodriguez Vicente. Direct free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

81:19
Substitution
 

Effort from just outside the area by Kazenga LuaLua goes over the target. Rodriguez Vicente on for Craig Noone. Gary Dicker leaves the field to be replaced by Ryan Harley.

79:13
 

Kevin McNaughton concedes a free kick for a foul on Kazenga LuaLua. Kazenga LuaLua restarts play with the free kick. Kazenga LuaLua has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.

76:31
Substitution
 

(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Etien Velikonja coming on for Heidar Helguson. Effort on goal by Joe Mason from 18 yards. Save by Tomasz Kuszczak. Etien Velikonja takes a shot. Save by Tomasz Kuszczak.

74:55
 

Saltor Bruno crosses the ball, clearance made by Don Cowie.

71:53
Substitution
 

Don Cowie has an effort at goal from 30 yards. Save by Tomasz Kuszczak. The referee blows for offside against Heidar Helguson. (Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Craig Conway coming on for Craig Bellamy. Free kick taken by Tomasz Kuszczak.

71:16
 

The ball is swung over by Kazenga LuaLua, clearance made by Mark Hudson.

70:13
 

Kazenga LuaLua fouled by Peter Whittingham, the ref awards a free kick. Gary Dicker takes the free kick.

69:14
 

The ball is sent over by Kazenga LuaLua, clearance made by Mark Hudson. Outswinging corner taken by Craig Noone, clearance by Ben Turner.

68:01
 

The ball is swung over by Liam Bridcutt, Mark Hudson makes a clearance.

67:12
 

The ball is sent over by Craig Noone.

66:23
 

Drilled left-footed shot by Craig Noone. Save made by David Marshall.

66:11
 

The ball is sent over by Craig Noone, Ben Turner manages to make a clearance.

64:36
 

Aron Gunnarsson concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Noone. Direct free kick taken by Liam Bridcutt. Kazenga LuaLua has a drilled shot.

62:44
Substitution
 

Kazenga LuaLua comes on in place of Ashley Barnes.

62:27
 

Centre by Andrew Taylor, save by Tomasz Kuszczak.

60:35
 

A cross is delivered by Ashley Barnes.

60:13
 

Liam Bridcutt fouled by Peter Whittingham, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Saltor Bruno.

58:45
 

Craig Noone delivers the ball, Don Cowie gets a block in. Corner taken by Craig Noone.

58:25
 

Corner taken left-footed by Craig Noone, clearance made by Peter Whittingham.

55:43
 

Andrew Crofts takes a shot. Ben Turner gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Craig Noone from the right by-line, Saltor Bruno takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save. Corner from the right by-line taken by Craig Noone, Ben Turner manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken by Craig Noone, Andrew Taylor concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam El-Abd. Tomasz Kuszczak takes the direct free kick.

55:03
 

The ball is sent over by Andrew Crofts, save made by David Marshall.

52:24
 

A cross is delivered by Aron Gunnarsson, clearance made by Wayne Bridge. Shot from just outside the box by Peter Whittingham misses to the right of the target.

50:40
 

A cross is delivered by Andrew Taylor, clearance made by Adam El-Abd. Pass corner from right by-line taken by Peter Whittingham to short.

49:37
 

Shot by Saltor Bruno from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.

49:01
 

Craig Noone takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Peter Whittingham makes a clearance.

46:21 +1.21
 

The ball is sent over by Peter Whittingham, Adam El-Abd makes a clearance.

46:12
 

Centre by Andrew Taylor, Gordon Greer manages to make a clearance.

45:45 +0.45
 

The offside flag is raised against Ashley Barnes. David Marshall takes the indirect free kick.

45:59
 

Andrew Taylor produces a cross, clearance made by Gordon Greer.

45:33
 

Andrew Taylor produces a cross.

45:22
 

The ball is delivered by Kevin McNaughton.

45:01
Substitution
 

Joe Mason joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jordon Mutch.

44:07
 

A cross is delivered by Gary Dicker, Mark Hudson gets a block in. Corner from left by-line taken by Craig Noone.

43:08
 

The ball is swung over by Wayne Bridge, Don Cowie makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Craig Noone.

42:34
 

Craig Noone crosses the ball, Ben Turner manages to make a clearance.

41:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone by Craig Bellamy. Tomasz Kuszczak restarts play with the free kick.

40:44
 

The ball is swung over by Andrew Taylor.

39:30
 

Centre by Aron Gunnarsson, blocked by Ashley Barnes. Short corner taken by Craig Bellamy from the left by-line. The ball is crossed by Craig Bellamy.

38:59
 

The ball is crossed by Craig Bellamy, Saltor Bruno gets a block in.

37:53
 

Craig Noone sends in a cross.

37:22
 

Aron Gunnarsson delivers the ball, blocked by Adam El-Abd.

36:48
 

Foul by Craig Mackail-Smith on Mark Hudson, free kick awarded. Ben Turner takes the direct free kick.

35:28
 

Ben Turner produces a left-footed shot from long range that goes harmlessly over the bar.

31:23
 

Gordon Greer gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Peter Whittingham, Tomasz Kuszczak makes a save. Craig Bellamy decides to take the corner short, Don Cowie produces a cross, Peter Whittingham fouled by Gary Dicker, the ref awards a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Peter Whittingham from the free kick, Tomasz Kuszczak makes a save.

30:48
 

The ball is delivered by Craig Bellamy, clearance by Liam Bridcutt.

27:35
 

Craig Noone takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save. The referee blows for offside against Saltor Bruno. Indirect free kick taken by David Marshall.

25:58
 

The ball is swung over by Craig Noone, Ben Turner manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken by Craig Noone, Jordon Mutch makes a clearance. Craig Noone takes a short corner.

24:21
 

The ball is swung over by Craig Noone, Close range headed effort by Ashley Barnes clears the crossbar.

21:08
 

Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Ben Turner gets a block in. Short corner taken by Craig Noone. Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

17:10
 

Andrew Crofts is caught offside. David Marshall takes the indirect free kick.

16:30
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone by Jordon Mutch. Jordon Mutch goes into the book. Liam Bridcutt takes the direct free kick.

15:31
 

Centre by Andrew Taylor, Shot from close range by Heidar Helguson clears the bar.

14:10
 

Craig Noone has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.

12:57
 

A cross is delivered by Craig Bellamy, clearance by Saltor Bruno.

11:29
 

Ashley Barnes takes a shot. Save made by David Marshall.

10:16
 

Effort on goal by Craig Bellamy from 30 yards. Save by Tomasz Kuszczak.

8:49
 

Kevin McNaughton delivers the ball, clearance by Saltor Bruno.

7:47
 

Corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy from the left by-line, clearance by Adam El-Abd.

6:03
 

Jordon Mutch sends in a cross, clearance by Gordon Greer. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Peter Whittingham, Ben Turner takes a shot. Craig Mackail-Smith manages to make a clearance.

3:53
 

The offside flag is raised against Craig Bellamy. Tomasz Kuszczak restarts play with the free kick.

3:11
 

Kevin McNaughton produces a cross, Adam El-Abd makes a clearance.

2:26
 

Craig Noone takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Mark Hudson makes a clearance. Corner taken short by Craig Noone.

1:48
 

Ashley Barnes takes a shot. Ben Turner gets a block in.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Watford 45 41 88
2 Bournemouth 44 47 84
3 Middlesbrough 45 31 84
4 Norwich 45 38 83
5 Ipswich 45 19 78
6 Derby 45 32 77
7 Brentford 45 16 75
8 Wolverhampton 45 12 75
9 Blackburn 45 6 64
10 Charlton 45 -3 60

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