• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 31 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Ricoh Arena
Coventry City

Coventry City

McSheffrey 33"

Jutkiewicz 53"

2 - 0

Coventry City vs Brighton and Hove Albion


Team Lineups

Coventry City

1 Murphy
31 Christie
2 Keogh
15 Cranie
24 Wood
32 Thomas
12 Deegan
7 Bell
8 Baker
9 Jutkiewicz53"
11 McSheffrey33"
Substitutes
13 Dunn
3 Hussey
6 McPake
27 Jeffers
34 Bigirimana

Brighton and Hove Albion

16 Ankergren
6 El-Abd
3 Greer
5 Dunk
27 Taricco
17 Harley
8 Navarro
10 Sparrow
11 Noone
12 Mackail-Smith
13 Paynter
Substitutes
1 Brezovan
25 LuaLua
30 Buckley
31 Hall
35 Forster-Caskey

Possession Stats

46%
54%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Coventry City

W W D L D L L L

Brighton and Hove Albion

L L D W W D W W
Head to Head
Brighton
2-1
Coventry 26-Nov-2011
Coventry
2-0
Brighton 04-Feb-2006
Brighton
2-2
Coventry 17-Sep-2005
Coventry
2-1
Brighton 02-Apr-2005
Brighton
1-1
Coventry 14-Aug-2004
Coventry
0-0
Brighton 11-Jan-2003


Live Text Commentary
93:41 +3.41
 

Unfair challenge on Billy Paynter by Carl Baker results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Alan Navarro.

91:25 +1.25
 

Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Joe Murphy makes a comfortable save.

91:12 +1.12
 

The ball is crossed by Gordon Greer.

90:47 +0.47
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Navarro by Gary McSheffrey. Alan Navarro takes the free kick.

90:01 +0.01
 

Craig Mackail-Smith produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.

89:24
 

Kazenga LuaLua takes a shot. Richard Keogh gets a block in.

87:34
 

The ball is crossed by Kazenga LuaLua, clearance made by Richard Keogh.

87:01
 

The ball is delivered by Will Buckley, clearance made by Richard Keogh.

84:59
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary McSheffrey on Kazenga LuaLua. Direct free kick taken by Casper Ankergren.

83:55
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richard Wood by Will Buckley. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

83:41
 

The ball is crossed by Kazenga LuaLua, Richard Wood makes a clearance.

82:20
 

Gary McSheffrey delivers the ball, Lukas Jutkiewicz concedes a free kick for a foul on Gordon Greer. Free kick taken by Casper Ankergren.

80:55
Substitution
 

Gael Bigirimana is brought on as a substitute for Gary Deegan.

78:52
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Gary McSheffrey.

78:21
 

Carl Baker takes a shot. Save made by Casper Ankergren.

77:24
 

Gary Deegan concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam El-Abd. Alan Navarro delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, save by Joe Murphy.

76:57
 

Matthew Sparrow takes a shot. Blocked by Gary Deegan.

76:50
 

The ball is sent over by Kazenga LuaLua, Richard Wood manages to make a clearance.

76:18
 

Gary Deegan challenges Jake Forster-Caskey unfairly and gives away a free kick. Matthew Sparrow crosses the ball in from the free kick, Martin Cranie makes a clearance.

73:59
 

The ball is swung over by Will Buckley, comfortable save by Joe Murphy.

73:36
 

David Bell crosses the ball, Adam El-Abd makes a comfortable save.

73:02
 

The ball is sent over by Kazenga LuaLua, Richard Keogh manages to make a clearance.

70:12
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Kazenga LuaLua from the left by-line.

70:02
 

Centre by Jake Forster-Caskey, Cyrus Christie gets a block in.

69:46
 

The ball is crossed by Will Buckley.

68:32
 

Unfair challenge on Kazenga LuaLua by Cyrus Christie results in a free kick. Cyrus Christie is cautioned. Alan Navarro crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from own half, Joe Murphy makes a brilliant save.

67:05
 

Shot from just outside the box by Gary Deegan misses to the right of the target.

65:47
Substitution
 

Ryan Harley leaves the field to be replaced by Jake Forster-Caskey.

65:06
 

Unfair challenge on Richard Keogh by Ryan Harley results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

63:09
 

Kazenga LuaLua takes a shot. Save made by Joe Murphy.

62:19
 

The ball is delivered by Gary McSheffrey, clearance made by Gordon Greer.

61:35
 

Cyrus Christie crosses the ball, blocked by Ryan Harley.

60:59
 

David Bell delivers the ball, Lewis Dunk makes a clearance.

59:20
Substitution
 

Mauricio Taricco leaves the field to be replaced by Will Buckley. Craig Noone goes off and Kazenga LuaLua comes on.

57:33
 

Cyrus Christie crosses the ball, Casper Ankergren makes a save.

57:03
 

The ball is sent over by Gary McSheffrey, clearance made by Gordon Greer.

56:55
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz crosses the ball, Adam El-Abd makes a clearance.

56:25
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Richard Keogh by Lewis Dunk results in a free kick. Lewis Dunk booked. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

55:49
 

Gordon Greer takes a shot. Lukas Jutkiewicz gets a block in.

55:27
 

Corner taken by Craig Noone from the right by-line.

55:20
 

The ball is delivered by Matthew Sparrow, clearance made by Martin Cranie.

54:22
 

Centre by Ryan Harley.

53:52
 

Billy Paynter fouled by Richard Wood, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Alan Navarro.

52:59
Goal
 

Gary McSheffrey crosses the ball, Lukas Jutkiewicz finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Coventry 2-0 Brighton.Assist by Gary McSheffrey.

52:31
 

Carl Baker takes a shot. Casper Ankergren makes a save.

48:54 +3.54
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Gary McSheffrey from the right by-line, save by Casper Ankergren.

48:40 +3.4
 

The ball is crossed by Cyrus Christie, blocked by Ryan Harley.

50:52
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis Dunk by Gary McSheffrey. Free kick taken by Gordon Greer.

49:41
 

A cross is delivered by Carl Baker.

48:35
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone by Lukas Jutkiewicz. Craig Noone takes the free kick.

46:32 +1.32
 

Foul by Cyrus Christie on Craig Noone, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Ryan Harley.

47:43
 

Craig Noone crosses the ball, clearance made by Richard Keogh.

46:45
 

David Bell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis Dunk. Direct free kick taken by Casper Ankergren.

45:17
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz fouled by Gordon Greer, the ref awards a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Gary McSheffrey from the free kick.

44:43
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Deegan on Craig Noone. Free kick crossed right-footed by Lewis Dunk from left wing.

44:07
 

Ryan Harley delivers the ball.

43:11
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary McSheffrey by Adam El-Abd. Direct free kick taken by Richard Keogh.

42:11
 

David Bell challenges Adam El-Abd unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Adam El-Abd.

41:16
 

Corner taken by Ryan Harley, clearance by David Bell.

40:54
 

Corner taken by Ryan Harley, Richard Wood manages to make a clearance.

39:05
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone by Gary Deegan. Gary Deegan is given a yellow card. Ryan Harley delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, blocked by Richard Keogh.

37:45
 

Billy Paynter concedes a free kick for a foul on Richard Keogh. Free kick taken by Richard Keogh.

37:13
 

Shot by Richard Wood from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

36:36
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Matthew Sparrow on Gary McSheffrey. Free kick taken by Gary McSheffrey.

35:46
 

The ball is delivered by Craig Noone.

35:25
 

Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Joe Murphy makes a brilliant save.

33:52
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Gary McSheffrey from just outside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Coventry 1-0 Brighton.

32:51
 

Unfair challenge on Matthew Sparrow by David Bell results in a free kick. Ryan Harley shoots direct from the free kick.

32:21
 

Mauricio Taricco produces a cross, Cyrus Christie makes a clearance.

32:17
 

The ball is crossed by Craig Noone.

31:03
 

Gary Deegan produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.

28:28
 

Gary McSheffrey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam El-Abd. Ryan Harley crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance made by Conor Thomas.

26:18
 

Richard Keogh gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Mackail-Smith. Alan Navarro is cautioned by the ref for time wasting. Alan Navarro restarts play with the free kick.

25:46
 

The ball is crossed by Carl Baker, save made by Casper Ankergren.

25:11
 

Billy Paynter takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.

24:39
 

The ball is crossed by Matthew Sparrow, clearance made by Richard Keogh.

20:54
 

Corner taken short by Ryan Harley.

20:30
 

Billy Paynter takes a shot. Martin Cranie gets a block in.

19:39
 

Gary McSheffrey takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

18:58
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Adam El-Abd restarts play with the free kick.

17:37
 

Gary Deegan challenges Craig Noone unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ryan Harley crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance made by Richard Wood.

17:29
 

Craig Noone delivers the ball, clearance made by Richard Keogh.

16:25
 

Matthew Sparrow takes a shot. Comfortable save by Joe Murphy.

12:13
 

The ball is sent over by Gary McSheffrey, save made by Casper Ankergren.

11:59
 

Centre by Gary McSheffrey, blocked by Adam El-Abd.

11:12
 

Ryan Harley fouled by Gary Deegan, the ref awards a free kick. Gordon Greer takes the direct free kick.

10:40
 

The official flags Lukas Jutkiewicz offside. Indirect free kick taken by Casper Ankergren.

10:15
 

Carl Baker takes a shot. Blocked by Gordon Greer.

9:03
 

The ball is crossed by Lukas Jutkiewicz.

8:50
 

The ball is sent over by Gary McSheffrey, save by Casper Ankergren.

7:52
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone by Cyrus Christie. Craig Noone takes the direct free kick.

7:14
 

The ball is crossed by Craig Noone, save by Joe Murphy.

5:38
 

Foul by Conor Thomas on Billy Paynter, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Mauricio Taricco.

5:23
 

The ball is delivered by Cyrus Christie, clearance made by Gordon Greer.

4:55
 

Foul by Matthew Sparrow on Conor Thomas, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Gary Deegan.

4:07
 

Ryan Harley produces a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Adam El-Abd misses to the right of the target.

3:15
 

Corner taken right-footed by Ryan Harley to the near post, Richard Keogh manages to make a clearance.

1:07
 

The ball is swung over by Richard Wood, Lewis Dunk makes a clearance.

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

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