• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 29 December 2012
  • Kick-off: 17:20
  • Venue: Amex Stadium
Brighton and Hove Albion

Brighton and Hove Albion

David Lopez 64" (P)

1 - 3
Watford

Watford

Deeney 53"

Vydra 67"

Vydra 68"

Brighton and Hove Albion vs Watford


Team Lineups

Brighton and Hove Albion

29 Kuszczak
2 Saltor
3 Greer
6 El-Abd
28 Bridge
8 Crofts
11 Orlandi
26 Bridcutt
12 Mackail-Smith
21 David Lopez64"
25 LuaLua
Substitutes
1 Brezovan
4 Hammond
5 Dunk
7 Hoskins
9 Barnes
10 Dobbie
18 Dicker

Watford

1 Almunia
6 Hall
18 Pudil
31 Hoban
40 Ekstrand
39 Chalobah
8 Hogg
21 Anya
22 Abdi
20 Vydra67"68"
9 Deeney53"
Substitutes
30 Bond
5 Neuton
7 Yeates
36 Geijo
37 Mujangi Bia
38 Battocchio
41 Forestieri

Possession Stats

50%
50%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Brighton and Hove Albion

L L D W W D W W

Watford

L D W W W W W D
Head to Head
Watford
0-1
Brighton 18-Sep-2012
Brighton
2-2
Watford 17-Apr-2012
Watford
1-0
Brighton 01-Nov-2011
Brighton
0-1
Watford 18-Feb-2006
Watford
1-1
Brighton 03-Dec-2005
Brighton
2-1
Watford 03-Jan-2005


Live Text Commentary
94:02 +4.02
 

Will Hoskins crosses the ball, clearance by Joel Ekstrand.

93:45 +3.45
 

Foul by Piccoli Neuton on Craig Mackail-Smith, free kick awarded. Craig Mackail-Smith restarts play with the free kick.

92:44 +2.44
 

Foul by Piccoli Neuton on Will Hoskins, free kick awarded. Will Hoskins takes the free kick.

89:28
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Kazenga LuaLua by Geoffrey Mujangi Bia results in a free kick. Geoffrey Mujangi Bia is booked. Free kick crossed by Stephen Dobbie.

86:49
 

Bruno Saltor delivers the ball.

86:20
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Geoffrey Mujangi Bia on Kazenga LuaLua. Direct free kick taken by Liam Bridcutt.

85:32
 

The ball is delivered by Stephen Dobbie.

85:10
 

Will Hoskins takes a shot. Manuel Almunia makes a save.

83:00
 

Geoffrey Mujangi Bia takes a shot. Blocked by Adam El-Abd.

81:49
 

The ball is delivered by Bruno Saltor.

79:10
Substitution
 

Almen Abdi goes off and Cristian Battocchio comes on.

75:56
 

The ball is sent over by Kazenga LuaLua, Piccoli Neuton makes a clearance.

75:16
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wayne Bridge by Jonathan Hogg. Wayne Bridge takes the free kick.

74:21
Substitution
 

Stephen Dobbie joins the action as a substitute, replacing Moreno David Lopez. Andrew Crofts goes off and Will Hoskins comes on.

72:45
Substitution
 

Ikechi Anya goes off and Geoffrey Mujangi Bia comes on.

72:35
 

The ball is delivered by Kazenga LuaLua.

71:00
 

Ashley Barnes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathaniel Chalobah. Ikechi Anya restarts play with the free kick.

70:31
 

Kazenga LuaLua delivers the ball, Ikechi Anya makes a clearance.

68:55
Goal
 

Matej Vydra fires in a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Brighton 1-3 Watford.Assist on the goal came from Troy Deeney.

67:10
Goal
 

Matej Vydra finds the net with a goal from outside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Brighton 1-2 Watford.Assist on the goal came from Jonathan Hogg.

66:34
 

Bruno Saltor takes a shot. Save by Manuel Almunia.

65:42
 

The ball is crossed by Daniel Pudil.

65:30
 

Bruno Saltor sends in a cross, clearance by Tommie Hoban.

63:34
 

Assist on the goal came from Kazenga LuaLua.

63:29
Goal
 

Tommie Hoban concedes a Penalty for a foul on Kazenga LuaLua. Placed penalty scored by Moreno David Lopez. Brighton 1-1 Watford.

62:24
 

Troy Deeney crosses the ball.

61:00
 

Corner taken right-footed by Moreno David Lopez.

60:45
 

A cross is delivered by Moreno David Lopez, clearance made by Joel Ekstrand.

58:42
Substitution
 

Ashley Barnes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Andrea Orlandi.

57:42
 

Daniel Pudil fouled by Craig Mackail-Smith, the ref awards a free kick. Manuel Almunia restarts play with the free kick.

56:15
 

Nathaniel Chalobah has a shot and went wide of the right-hand upright.

56:01
 

Unfair challenge on Manuel Almunia by Craig Mackail-Smith results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

55:27
 

Bruno Saltor crosses the ball, Adam El-Abd takes a shot. Save by Manuel Almunia.

54:50
 

Inswinging corner taken by Andrea Orlandi.

53:08
Goal
 

Troy Deeney finds the back of the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Brighton 0-1 Watford.Assist by Daniel Pudil.

52:47
 

Ikechi Anya fouled by Wayne Bridge, the ref awards a free kick. Manuel Almunia takes the free kick.

50:14
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Moreno David Lopez from the left by-line to the near post, Tommie Hoban makes a clearance.

48:00
 

Unfair challenge on Ikechi Anya by Kazenga LuaLua results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

46:27 +1.27
 

The ball is crossed by Almen Abdi, Header by Troy Deeney from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

45:58 +0.58
 

Outswinging corner taken by Almen Abdi, Wayne Bridge manages to make a clearance.

45:38 +0.38
 

Shot by Matej Vydra. Save by Tomasz Kuszczak.

45:21 +0.21
 

Centre by Bruno Saltor, save made by Manuel Almunia.

45:08 +0.08
 

A cross is delivered by Kazenga LuaLua.

44:22
 

Shot from just outside the area by Kazenga LuaLua goes over the bar.

43:39
 

The ball is sent over by Craig Mackail-Smith, Piccoli Neuton manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Moreno David Lopez from the right by-line.

41:31
Substitution
 

Fitz Hall leaves the field to be replaced by Piccoli Neuton.

39:22
 

Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Manuel Almunia makes a comfortable save.

38:49
 

Matej Vydra has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide left of the target.

38:27
 

A cross is delivered by Ikechi Anya.

36:54
 

Unfair challenge on Nathaniel Chalobah by Andrea Orlandi results in a free kick. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Almen Abdi, save by Tomasz Kuszczak.

35:22
 

Almen Abdi sends in a cross, Tomasz Kuszczak makes a save.

35:05
 

Inswinging corner taken by Almen Abdi.

34:34
 

Corner taken by Almen Abdi from the right by-line.

34:09
 

Corner taken right-footed by Almen Abdi from the left by-line to the near post, Craig Mackail-Smith makes a clearance.

33:50
 

A cross is delivered by Ikechi Anya, clearance made by Gordon Greer.

30:28
 

Andrea Orlandi takes a short corner. Centre by Moreno David Lopez, Tommie Hoban manages to make a clearance.

30:16
 

Centre by Craig Mackail-Smith, Tommie Hoban manages to make a clearance.

28:56
 

The ball is delivered by Bruno Saltor, Fitz Hall manages to make a clearance.

27:51
Yellow card
 

Almen Abdi challenges Kazenga LuaLua unfairly and gives away a free kick. Booking for Almen Abdi for unsporting behaviour. Wayne Bridge restarts play with the free kick.

27:28
 

The ball is crossed by Andrea Orlandi, Fitz Hall makes a clearance.

26:44
 

The ball is crossed by Ikechi Anya, Troy Deeney takes a shot. Tomasz Kuszczak makes a comfortable save.

24:22
 

Jonathan Hogg takes a shot. Save by Tomasz Kuszczak.

21:42
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam El-Abd on Matej Vydra. Adam El-Abd is given a yellow card. Almen Abdi produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

18:40
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ikechi Anya on Kazenga LuaLua. Andrea Orlandi fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

18:22
 

Kazenga LuaLua takes a shot. Save made by Manuel Almunia.

17:19
 

Centre by Kazenga LuaLua, clearance by Fitz Hall.

13:41
 

Wayne Bridge delivers the ball, Tommie Hoban gets a block in.

13:22
 

A cross is delivered by Bruno Saltor, Ikechi Anya manages to make a clearance.

12:00
 

Centre by Wayne Bridge.

10:53
 

The ball is crossed by Moreno David Lopez, save by Manuel Almunia.

9:39
 

Effort on goal by Andrew Crofts from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

8:50
 

The offside flag is raised against Moreno David Lopez. Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

7:45
 

Moreno David Lopez decides to take the corner short.

6:23
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Almen Abdi, Daniel Pudil has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

6:09
 

The ball is crossed by Almen Abdi, Adam El-Abd makes a clearance.

5:35
 

Andrea Orlandi takes a shot. Comfortable save by Manuel Almunia.

4:42
 

A cross is delivered by Daniel Pudil, Wayne Bridge manages to make a clearance.

1:45
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Craig Mackail-Smith. Manuel Almunia takes the indirect free kick.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Brighton 5 4 13
2 Hull 5 4 10
3 Ipswich 5 3 10
4 QPR 5 2 10
5 Cardiff 5 3 9
6 Middlesbrough 5 4 8
7 Birmingham 4 3 8
8 Charlton 5 2 8
9 Burnley 5 0 8
10 Leeds 5 1 7

Full Sky Bet Championship Table