• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 10 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Riverside Stadium

Middlesbrough vs Brighton and Hove Albion


Team Lineups

Middlesbrough

1 Steele
3 Bennett
4 Bates
14 Williams
29 McMahon
5 Zemmama
18 Arca
17 Robson
10 Bailey
7 McDonald
9 Emnes
Substitutes
2 Hoyte
8 Thomson
16 Ogbeche
22 Martin
38 Haroun

Brighton and Hove Albion

16 Ankergren
3 Greer
5 Dunk
36 Jara Reyes
27 Taricco
20 Vincelot
10 Sparrow
25 LuaLua
26 Bridcutt
11 Noone
12 Mackail-Smith
Substitutes
1 Brezovan
6 El-Abd
9 Barnes
13 Paynter
30 Buckley

Possession Stats

50%
50%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Middlesbrough

L W L W W W L D

Brighton and Hove Albion

W L L L D L L D
Head to Head
Middlesbrough
4-0
Brighton 21-Mar-1992
Brighton
1-1
Middlesbrough 09-Nov-1991
Middlesbrough
2-0
Brighton 04-May-1991
Brighton
2-4
Middlesbrough 27-Oct-1990
Brighton
1-0
Middlesbrough 28-Feb-1990
Middlesbrough
2-2
Brighton 18-Oct-1989


Live Text Commentary
94:20 +4.2
 

Romain Vincelot receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.

93:04 +3.04
 

Scott McDonald takes a shot. Save by Casper Ankergren. Effort on goal by Scott McDonald from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

92:19 +2.19
 

Unfair challenge on Nicky Bailey by Billy Paynter results in a free kick. Rhys Williams takes the direct free kick.

91:22 +1.22
 

Tony McMahon decides to take the corner short.

89:59
 

Will Buckley crosses the ball, Headed effort from close range by Ashley Barnes goes wide left of the target.

88:33
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Will Buckley. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

86:54
 

Billy Paynter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Bates. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

86:35
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nicky Bailey on Will Buckley. Direct free kick taken by Will Buckley.

84:44
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Julio Arca on Gonzalo Jara Reyes. Gonzalo Jara Reyes restarts play with the free kick. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gonzalo Jara Reyes by Bart Ogbeche. Gonzalo Jara Reyes takes the direct free kick. The referee shows Bart Ogbeche a yellow card.

84:24
 

Matthew Bates has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.

83:13
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ashley Barnes by Matthew Bates. Mauricio Taricco crosses the ball in from the free kick, Matthew Bates makes a clearance.

81:00
 

Romain Vincelot challenges Nicky Bailey unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

78:35
 

Ashley Barnes has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal.

77:19
Substitution
 

Barry Robson goes off and Kevin Thomson comes on.

75:04
 

Kazenga LuaLua delivers the ball, clearance made by Julio Arca.

73:04
Substitution
 

Craig Noone goes off and Billy Paynter comes on. Ashley Barnes is brought on as a substitute for Craig Mackail-Smith.

72:29
Substitution
 

Bart Ogbeche comes on in place of Marvin Emnes.

69:20
 

The ball is delivered by Scott McDonald, Casper Ankergren manages to make a clearance.

68:36
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Tony McMahon from the left by-line, Mauricio Taricco makes a clearance.

67:42
Yellow card
 

A cross is delivered by Scott McDonald, Foul by Gonzalo Jara Reyes on Barry Robson, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Tony McMahon. The referee shows Gonzalo Jara Reyes a yellow card.

65:40
 

Shot by Matthew Bates from a long way out goes over the net.

64:36
 

The ball is swung over by Kazenga LuaLua.

64:11
 

Barry Robson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone. Direct free kick taken by Liam Bridcutt.

63:23
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Barry Robson on Kazenga LuaLua. Liam Bridcutt restarts play with the free kick.

62:26
Substitution
 

Will Buckley is brought on as a substitute for Matthew Sparrow.

61:26
 

Inswinging corner taken by Barry Robson from the right by-line, clearance made by Romain Vincelot.

60:38
 

Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Jason Steele makes a save.

59:41
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gonzalo Jara Reyes on Barry Robson. Tony McMahon crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Casper Ankergren.

59:01
 

Marvin Emnes takes a shot.

57:38
 

Scott McDonald produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.

56:36
 

Foul by Matthew Sparrow on Barry Robson, free kick awarded. Strike comes in from Tony McMahon from the free kick, save by Casper Ankergren.

55:32
 

Malaury Martin takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand upright.

54:33
 

Kazenga LuaLua delivers the ball.

52:10
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gordon Greer on Scott McDonald. Free kick taken by Tony McMahon, Matthew Bates conjures a right-footed shot from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

50:08
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matthew Sparrow by Tony McMahon. Tony McMahon booked. Free kick taken by Mauricio Taricco.

49:13
 

Marvin Emnes fouled by Mauricio Taricco, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Nicky Bailey.

47:37
 

Unfair challenge on Mauricio Taricco by Barry Robson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Mauricio Taricco.

46:01 +1.01
 

Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot.

47:00
 

Kazenga LuaLua concedes a free kick for a foul on Tony McMahon. Jason Steele takes the direct free kick.

45:50
 

Corner from left by-line taken by Kazenga LuaLua.

44:24
 

Scott McDonald concedes a free kick for a foul on Mauricio Taricco. Direct free kick taken by Lewis Dunk.

41:30
Yellow card
 

Craig Noone concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott McDonald. Craig Noone is shown a yellow card. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Malaury Martin.

39:26
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mauricio Taricco by Scott McDonald. Mauricio Taricco restarts play with the free kick.

36:58
 

Inswinging corner taken by Kazenga LuaLua.

35:48
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Craig Mackail-Smith. Jason Steele takes the direct free kick.

32:52
 

Barry Robson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kazenga LuaLua. Barry Robson receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Kazenga LuaLua, Jason Steele makes a save.

31:13
Substitution
 

Marvin Emnes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mauricio Taricco. Malaury Martin on for Merouane Zemmama. Lewis Dunk takes the direct free kick.

28:49
 

A cross is delivered by Joe Bennett.

27:26
 

Barry Robson has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

24:37
 

Corner taken by Tony McMahon, clearance made by Lewis Dunk.

22:22
Yellow card
 

Tony McMahon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Sparrow. Free kick crossed right-footed by Liam Bridcutt from left channel, Matthew Bates manages to make a clearance. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott McDonald by Kazenga LuaLua. Free kick taken by Jason Steele. Booking for Kazenga LuaLua for unsporting behaviour.

20:59
Goal
 

Scott McDonald grabs a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 1-0 Brighton.The assist for the goal came from Joe Bennett.

19:07
 

Tony McMahon concedes a free kick for a foul on Kazenga LuaLua. Free kick taken by Mauricio Taricco.

16:41
 

Joe Bennett challenges Craig Noone unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Gonzalo Jara Reyes.

15:29
 

A cross is delivered by Barry Robson, clearance made by Gordon Greer.

13:20
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Bridcutt on Barry Robson. Direct free kick taken by Jason Steele.

13:10
 

Kazenga LuaLua produces a cross, Rhys Williams manages to make a clearance.

11:13
 

Barry Robson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Mackail-Smith. Liam Bridcutt takes the free kick, Kazenga LuaLua has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.

10:18
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Craig Noone goes wide right of the goal.

9:12
 

Scott McDonald is adjudged to have handled the ball. Casper Ankergren takes the free kick.

8:35
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Barry Robson, clearance by Mauricio Taricco.

7:04
 

Corner taken by Barry Robson. Barry Robson takes a corner.

6:38
 

Inswinging corner taken by Barry Robson from the right by-line, save by Casper Ankergren.

5:12
 

Effort from the edge of the area by Merouane Zemmama goes wide of the left-hand post.

:13
 

Unfair challenge on Liam Bridcutt by Barry Robson results in a free kick. Gordon Greer takes the direct free kick.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 46 53 90
2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

Full Sky Bet Championship Table