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  • Date:08 Mar 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Griffin Park
  • Attendance:5,694
  • Karleigh Osborne - og (73)
Goal!

Live Commentary

97:42 +7.42

Strike by Karleigh Osborne from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

94:36 +4.36

Effort from 18 yards by Sam Saunders. Save by Casper Ankergren.

93:12 +3.12

Gary Dicker receives a yellow card. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Woodman by Gary Dicker. Direct free kick taken by Richard Lee.

90:54 +0.54

Gary Dicker on for Elliott Bennett.

88:14

Sam Saunders decides to take a short corner.

87:21

Lewis Grabban on for Nathan Byrne. Handball by Inigo Calderon. Sam Saunders has an effort direct from the free kick, save by Casper Ankergren.

85:46

Shot by Radostin Kishishev from outside the box goes over the net.

85:14

Corner taken by Elliott Bennett played to the near post, clearance made by Craig Woodman.

79:28

Marcos Painter leaves the field to be replaced by Mauricio Taricco. Adam Reed leaves the field to be replaced by Myles Weston. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marcos Painter by Nathan Byrne. Tommy Elphick takes the direct free kick.

73:53

An own goal is conceded by Karleigh Osborne. Brentford 0-1 Brighton.

73:43

Adam Reed receives a caution.

72:12

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Radostin Kishishev by Robbie Simpson. Tommy Elphick takes the direct free kick.

70:25

Strike by Elliott Bennett from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

69:17

Ashley Barnes goes off and Chris Wood comes on.

68:01

Ashley Barnes handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Richard Lee restarts play with the free kick.

66:57

Tommy Elphick booked. Robbie Simpson fouled by Tommy Elphick, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sam Saunders from right channel.

65:14

Shot from just outside the area by Ashley Barnes goes over the bar.

56:03

Outswinging corner taken by Elliott Bennett from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Toumani Diagouraga.

54:43

Glenn Murray is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Richard Lee takes the free kick.

52:43

Shot from close range by Inigo Calderon misses to the right of the target.

50:56

Karleigh Osborne gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Glenn Murray. Placed penalty taken by Ashley Barnes saved by Richard Lee. Brentford 0-0 Brighton.

49:08

The assistant referee signals for offside against Glenn Murray. Richard Lee takes the free kick.

47:37

Elliott Bennett challenges Sam Saunders unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sam Saunders from left channel.

45:44

Shot by Ashley Barnes from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

45:12 +0.12

Corner taken right-footed by Sam Saunders to the near post, clearance by Gordon Greer.

44:36

Sam Saunders takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Glenn Murray.

43:46

Liam Bridcutt goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Liam Bridcutt concedes a free kick for a foul on Nathan Byrne. Free kick crossed by Sam Saunders, clearance made by Casper Ankergren.

40:49

Leon Legge is cautioned. Leon Legge is penalised for a handball. Strike comes in from Elliott Bennett from the free kick, Sam Saunders gets a block in.

38:50

Matthew Sparrow challenges Sam Saunders unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Craig Woodman.

35:34

Liam Bridcutt takes a shot. Save by Richard Lee.

35:08

Inswinging corner taken by Elliott Bennett from the left by-line.

29:43

Robbie Simpson comes on in place of Charlie MacDonald.

29:28

Effort on goal by Glenn Murray from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

29:12

Glenn Murray has a volleyed shot. Save made by Richard Lee.

26:10

Foul by Radostin Kishishev on Charlie MacDonald, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Sam Saunders from right channel, save by Casper Ankergren.

24:28

Sam Saunders takes a shot. Comfortable save by Casper Ankergren.

23:33

Effort from the edge of the area by Glenn Murray goes wide of the left-hand post.

22:37

Inswinging corner taken by Sam Saunders from the left by-line.

22:17

Sam Saunders takes a shot. Save by Casper Ankergren.

21:22

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Byrne by Liam Bridcutt. Direct free kick taken by Craig Woodman.

20:45

Toumani Diagouraga concedes a free kick for a foul on Ashley Barnes. Radostin Kishishev restarts play with the free kick.

19:37

Outswinging corner taken by Sam Saunders from the right by-line.

17:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ashley Barnes on Karleigh Osborne. Free kick taken by Richard Lee.

15:06

Shot by Adam Reed from 6 yards. Casper Ankergren makes a fantastic save.

13:43

Corner taken by Elliott Bennett from the right by-line, Ashley Barnes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Karleigh Osborne. Richard Lee takes the direct free kick.

12:12

Ashley Barnes fouled by Toumani Diagouraga, the ref awards a free kick. Radostin Kishishev takes the free kick.

10:58

Sam Saunders takes a shot. Casper Ankergren makes a save.

9:33

Tommy Elphick challenges Gary Alexander unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Sam Saunders, clearance made by Gordon Greer.

7:57

Corner taken by Elliott Bennett.

7:27

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Elliott Bennett, Glenn Murray takes a shot. Save made by Richard Lee.

5:30

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Reed by Liam Bridcutt. Direct free kick taken by Craig Woodman.

4:22

Liam Bridcutt takes a shot from 18 yards. Blocked by Leon Legge.

1:53

Corner taken by Elliott Bennett from the right by-line played to the near post, Toumani Diagouraga manages to make a clearance.

1:18

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Elliott Bennett, Toumani Diagouraga manages to make a clearance.

Match Preview

Forster waiting on Macdonald Brentford boss Nicky Forster is hopeful Charlie Macdonald will be fit to face League One leaders Brighton. The striker missed Saturday's 3-0 loss at Hartlepool with a dead leg sustained in training and will undergo a late fitness test. On-loan Sunderland midfielder Adam Reed, who had been suffering for a groin problem, made his long-awaited debut as a second-half substitute against Pools and, after impressing, could be in line for his first start. Defender Leon Legge and forward Lewis Grabban will also be targeting places in the XI. Sam Wood will miss out again as he continues his rehabilitation from a broken arm. He is set to see a specialist this week as he looks to return to full training. Brighton boss Gus Poyet has no new injury or suspension worries ahead of the trip. Centre-back Adam El-Abd again misses out as he completes a two-match ban for picking up 10 yellow cards this season. Tommy Elphick will, therefore, keep his place after taking El-Abd's spot in the Saturday's thrilling 4-3 win over Carlisle. Veteran defender Radostin Kishishev returned as a 70th-minute substitute against the Cumbrians after a month on the sidelines and will again take his place on the bench. On-loan West Brom forward Chris Wood is pushing for a starting place after appearing as a second-half substitute at the weekend. Long-term absentees Jim McNulty (foot), Jamie Smith (foot) and Alan Navarro continue to be unavailable.

Formation:442Manager:

Brentford

Formation: 4132Manager: Gustavo Poyet

Brighton

  • Richard Lee
  • Craig Woodman
  • Karleigh Osborne
  • Leon Legge
  • Robbie Neilson
  • Adam Reed
  • Toumani Diagouraga
  • Nathan Byrne
  • Sam Saunders
  • Charlie MacDonald
  • Gary Alexander
  • SUBS
  • Simon Moore
  • Kevin O'Connor
  • Marcus Bean
  • Pim Balkestein
  • Myles Weston
  • Lewis Grabban
  • Robbie Simpson

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Match Report

Bees left to curse Osborne show An own goal from Brentford defender Karleigh Osborne was enough to hand table-topping Brighton all three points in a thrilling clash at Griffin Park. But Gus Poyet's side had goalkeeper Casper Ankergren to thank for keeping them in the game with a string of reflex stops to deny Sam Saunders on three separate occasions. The midfielder forced superb saves from the edge of the box and a 30-yard free kick as Brentford dominated. But the Seagulls could have gone ahead as early as the eighth minute when Elliott Bennett's header was kicked wide by Bees' goalkeeper Richard Lee. Albion striker Glenn Murray forced another save from Lee on the half-hour mark as Brighton struggled to find their rhythm. It was end to end after the break and Brighton were awarded a penalty when Osborne was harshly adjudged to have fouled Murray in the box. However Lee did well to save Ashley Barnes' spotkick. With just over 15 minutes to go, Osborne's night went from bad to worse when he sidefooted a harmless-looking cross past Lee into his own net.

Form Guide

    WDWWDL
  • Brentford
  • VS
  • Brighton
  • WWWLWW

Last Meetings

  • Brighton
  • 1 - 0
  • Brentford
  • 28/09/2010
  • Brighton
  • 3 - 0
  • Brentford
  • 16/03/2010
  • Brentford
  • 0 - 0
  • Brighton
  • 15/08/2009
  • Brentford
  • 1 - 0
  • Brighton
  • 10/02/2007
  • Brighton
  • 2 - 2
  • Brentford
  • 12/08/2006
  • Brighton
  • 1 - 0
  • Brentford
  • 02/03/2004

Top Scorers

Brentford

  • C MacDonald 9
  • G Alexander 7
  • R Simpson 3
  • M Weston 3
  • M Bean 2
  • L Legge 2
  • N Forster 1
  • K O'Connor 1
  • C Woodman 1
  • L Grabban 1
  • K Osborne 1
  • T Diagouraga 1
  • S Wood 1

Brighton

  • G Murray 17
  • A Barnes 10
  • E Bennett 4
  • I Calderon 4
  • C Wood 4
  • M Sparrow 3
  • C Noone 2
  • F Sandaza 2
  • A El-Abd 1
  • G Dicker 1
  • T Elphick 1
  • L Bridcutt 1
  • M Painter 1

Goals

Brentford

    • Total goals 82
    • Goals per game 38
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Brighton

    • Total goals 105
    • Goals per game 61
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 9 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 9 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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