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  • Date:06 Nov 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Amex Stadium
  • Attendance:19,841
  • Greer (43) Greer (43)
    Harley (56) Harley (56)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:25 +3.25

Jimmy McNulty delivers the ball, Inigo Calderon makes a clearance.

92:00 +2.00

Shot by Jay McEveley from deep inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

91:07 +1.07

Jacob Butterfield takes a shot. Blocked by Andy Gray.

88:16

Jacob Butterfield takes a shot. Andy Gray gets a block in.

86:49

Free kick awarded for a foul by Daniel Drinkwater on Will Buckley. Liam Bridcutt takes the direct free kick.

86:19

Unfair challenge on Daniel Drinkwater by Will Buckley results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Luke Steele.

85:32

Will Buckley fouled by Daniel Drinkwater, the ref awards a free kick. Daniel Drinkwater is given a yellow card. Lewis Dunk takes the direct free kick.

84:41

Shot from 30 yards from Jacob Butterfield. Save made by Steve Harper.

84:01

Shot by Billy Paynter from a long way out goes over the crossbar.

83:36

Liam Bridcutt fouled by Scott Wiseman, the ref awards a free kick. Liam Bridcutt takes the free kick.

82:45

Will Buckley takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Daniel Drinkwater.

80:34

Will Buckley replaces Craig Noone.

78:06

Corner from left by-line taken by Craig Noone.

77:50

Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.

76:50

Matty Done delivers the ball, clearance made by Mauricio Taricco.

73:49

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jacob Butterfield.

73:26

A cross is delivered by Craig Noone, Stephen Foster manages to make a clearance.

71:56

The ball is sent over by Jacob Butterfield, Headed effort from close range by Ricardo Vaz Te goes wide left of the target.

71:38

Matty Done takes a shot. Mauricio Taricco makes a clearance.

70:11

Shot from outside the box by Billy Paynter goes wide right of the target.

69:51

The ball is swung over by Jacob Butterfield, Mauricio Taricco manages to make a clearance.

68:15

Ashley Barnes is brought on as a substitute for Ryan Harley.

66:39

Corner taken by Jacob Butterfield, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Ricardo Vaz Te misses to the left of the goal.

66:24

Ricardo Vaz Te takes a shot. Lewis Dunk gets a block in.

65:12

The ball is crossed by Jacob Butterfield, Gordon Greer makes a clearance.

63:43

Craig Noone produces a cross.

62:46

The ball is sent over by Gordon Greer, clearance made by Jay McEveley.

62:25

Unfair challenge on Mauricio Taricco by Matty Done results in a free kick. Steve Harper takes the free kick.

61:57

Ricardo Vaz Te produces a overhead kick right-footed shot from 6 yards. Blocked by Gordon Greer.

61:46

Ricardo Vaz Te crosses the ball, clearance by Inigo Calderon.

59:58

Craig Davies goes off and Ricardo Vaz Te comes on. (Barnsley) makes a substitution, with Matty Done coming on for Miles Addison.

56:03

Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Ryan Harley grabs a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Brighton 2-0 Barnsley.

55:33

Craig Davies takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

55:00

David Perkins takes a shot. Liam Bridcutt gets a block in.

54:47

The ball is crossed by Craig Davies, clearance by Gordon Greer.

53:10

Daniel Drinkwater has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.

52:36

Daniel Drinkwater crosses the ball, clearance made by Inigo Calderon.

52:00

Andy Gray takes a shot. Lewis Dunk gets a block in.

49:31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jacob Butterfield by Liam Bridcutt. Strike comes in from Daniel Drinkwater from the free kick.

46:08 +1.08

Billy Paynter fouled by Andy Gray, the ref awards a free kick. Strike comes in from Ryan Harley from the free kick.

42:31

Lewis Dunk takes a shot. Blocked by Jay McEveley. Gordon Greer finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Brighton 1-0 Barnsley.Andy Gray is shown a yellow card.

41:38

Daniel Drinkwater challenges Inigo Calderon unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Craig Noone.

41:21

Liam Bridcutt takes a shot. Stephen Foster gets a block in.

40:03

Andy Gray concedes a free kick for a foul on Lewis Dunk. Lewis Dunk takes the direct free kick.

39:26

Craig Davies crosses the ball, Steve Harper makes a save.

36:34

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Perkins on Craig Noone. David Perkins goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Ryan Harley restarts play with the free kick.

35:57

Effort on goal by Craig Noone from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

35:42

Scott Wiseman challenges Craig Noone unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mauricio Taricco takes the direct free kick.

34:16

The ball is delivered by Jay McEveley, Lewis Dunk makes a clearance.

32:42

Craig Noone gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Wiseman. Direct free kick taken by Scott Wiseman.

31:31

Free kick awarded for a foul by Daniel Drinkwater on Liam Bridcutt. Craig Noone crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing.

30:39

Daniel Drinkwater concedes a free kick for a foul on Inigo Calderon. Free kick taken by Liam Bridcutt.

29:34

Craig Mackail-Smith gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Miles Addison. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.

29:04

The ball is swung over by Inigo Calderon, clearance made by Stephen Foster.

28:33

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jacob Butterfield, Alan Navarro manages to make a clearance.

27:51

Jacob Butterfield takes a shot. Save made by Steve Harper.

27:35

David Perkins takes a shot. Steve Harper makes a save.

25:50

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mauricio Taricco by Jacob Butterfield. Mauricio Taricco takes the direct free kick.

22:11

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mauricio Taricco by Jacob Butterfield. Lewis Dunk restarts play with the free kick.

20:34

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Perkins by Alan Navarro. Direct free kick taken by Luke Steele.

19:28

Outswinging corner taken by Ryan Harley from the right by-line, clearance by Jacob Butterfield.

18:51

Daniel Drinkwater gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Bridcutt. Ryan Harley restarts play with the free kick.

18:05

Centre by Alan Navarro.

17:56

The ball is delivered by Alan Navarro, comfortable save by Luke Steele.

17:33

Short corner taken by Ryan Harley from the left by-line.

17:24

The ball is swung over by Ryan Harley.

16:48

Andy Gray gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mauricio Taricco. Mauricio Taricco restarts play with the free kick.

15:59

The assistant referee signals for offside against Inigo Calderon. Luke Steele takes the indirect free kick.

15:14

Unfair challenge on Craig Noone by David Perkins results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Ryan Harley from left wing.

14:51

Foul by Andy Gray on Alan Navarro, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Liam Bridcutt.

14:16

Craig Noone produces a cross, Effort from inside the area by Ryan Harley misses to the left of the target.

11:31

Corner taken right-footed by Jacob Butterfield from the left by-line, Headed effort from inside the area by Miles Addison misses to the right of the goal.

11:21

Daniel Drinkwater delivers the ball, clearance by Mauricio Taricco.

8:03

A cross is delivered by Daniel Drinkwater.

3:42

Effort from 18 yards by Craig Noone. Miles Addison gets a block in.

3:21

The ball is crossed by Craig Noone, Stephen Foster manages to make a clearance.

3:05

Inigo Calderon crosses the ball.

2:52

The ball is sent over by Craig Noone.

1:18

Craig Noone takes the outswinging corner, Miles Addison makes a clearance.

0:58

Craig Noone takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Jimmy McNulty.

0:43

Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Scott Wiseman gets a block in.

Match Preview

Doubts for Seagulls Brighton have a host of injury doubts ahead of Sunday's visit of Barnsley. Midfielders Gonzalo Jara Reyes (knee) and Vicente (thigh) and forwards Will Buckley (hamstring) and Will Hoskins (thigh) all missed Tuesday night's defeat at Watford while midfielder Liam Bridcutt was forced off in the first half through illness. Chile international Reyes could return against the Tykes but the rest are unlikely to be involved. Midfielder Gary Dicker is still recovering from a broken leg, Adam El-Abd has a long-term foot injury and fellow centre-half Tommy Elphick is out for the season with an Achilles problem. Assistant manager Mauricio Taricco, who announced he had quit playing last month, has been coaxed out of retirement again and should be on the bench. Barnsley manager Keith Hill is not expected to make any changes to his side. The Tykes bounced back from successive defeats to beat Hull in midweek and Hill has no new injury or suspension worries as they chase back-to-back league wins for the first time this season. Strikers Danny Haynes (hamstring) and Reuben Noble-Lazarus (ankle) remain sidelined as do defender Bobby Hassell (groin) and midfielder and Goran Lovre (knee). However, winger Matty Done made a cameo role on Tuesday night after a hamstring injury and provides Hill with an extra midfield option. Striker Craig Davies followed up his first goal for the club last weekend against Bristol City with another in the win over Hull and is expected to start again alongside Andy Gray.

Formation:433Manager: Gustavo Poyet

Brighton

Formation: 442Manager: Keith Hill

Barnsley

  • Steve Harper
  • Inigo Calderon
  • Lewis Dunk
  • Gordon Greer
  • Mauricio Taricco
  • Alan Navarro
  • Ryan Harley
  • Liam Bridcutt
  • Craig Noone
  • Craig Mackail-Smith
  • Billy Paynter
  • SUBS
  • Casper Ankergren
  • Ashley Barnes
  • Romain Vincelot
  • Kazenga LuaLua
  • Will Buckley

Home

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Match Report

Tenth time lucky for Seagulls Gordon Greer and Ryan Harley fired Brighton to their first npower Championship victory in 10 attempts with a 2-0 win over Barnsley. Seagulls captain Greer grabbed his first goal for the club moments before half-time, and winger Harley ensured Gus Poyet's side got back to winning ways after the break. Barnsley had their chances, notably when David Perkins was denied by the crossbar. But Brighton, who topped the table after the first month of the season, deservedly brought an end to their recent slump and climbed back into the top half. Poyet has staunchly stuck to his philosophy of passing football despite results going against them, and he certainly had the game's one genuine class act pulling the strings at left-back. Unfortunately for Brighton, Mauricio Taricco is 38, the club's assistant manager and has already retired from playing once this season, only to be coaxed back due to a spate of injuries. Yet the former Tottenham defender was superb at both ends of the pitch, assured in defence while prompting some of his side's most dangerous attacks. It was Taricco's clever through-ball which sent Craig Noone clear to cross for Harley, whose shot hit the side-netting in the opening stages. Brighton survived a scare on the half-hour when Tykes midfielder Perkins curled in a shot from the edge of the area which on-loan Newcastle goalkeeper Steve Harper had to tip on to the bar. Moments later Harper was in action again, palming Jacob Butterfield's fierce drive wide. But it was Brighton who went ahead a minute before the interval courtesy of a needless free-kick, when Danny Drinkwater shoved Inigo Calderon out near the touchline. Barnsley failed to deal with Noone's delivery, Lewis Dunk had a shot blocked and the ball fell for Greer to lash low into the net. Barnsley rallied after the break but Perkins and former Seagull Craig Davies passed up half-chances to level. But instead Brighton grabbed the game's crucial second goal when headers from Noone and Paynter sent Craig Mackail-Smith scampering through. The Scotland striker's shot was pushed up on to the bar by Tykes keeper Luke Steele, but when it landed at the feet of Harley the winger made no mistake from eight yards. To Barnsley's credit they continued to attack, but Greer cleared Ricardo Vaz Te's effort off line, Harper saved from Butterfield and the tireless Taricco blocked Matty Done's shot as the hosts held out. end

Form Guide

    LDDLDL
  • Brighton
  • VS
  • Barnsley
  • WLWLLW

Last Meetings

  • Brighton
  • 3 - 1
  • Barnsley
  • 11/01/1992
  • Barnsley
  • 1 - 2
  • Brighton
  • 24/08/1991
  • Brighton
  • 1 - 0
  • Barnsley
  • 15/12/1990
  • Barnsley
  • 2 - 1
  • Brighton
  • 25/08/1990
  • Brighton
  • 1 - 1
  • Barnsley
  • 13/01/1990
  • Barnsley
  • 1 - 0
  • Brighton
  • 26/08/1989

Top Scorers

Brighton

  • C Mackail-Smith 5
  • A Barnes 3
  • C Noone 2
  • W Buckley 2
  • RG Vicente 1
  • W Hoskins 1
  • R Harley 1

Barnsley

  • J Butterfield 4
  • A Gray 3
  • C Davies 2
  • R Vaz Te 2
  • S Foster 1
  • J McNulty 1
  • M Done 1
  • D Drinkwater 1

Goals

Brighton

    • Total goals 34
    • Goals per game 17
  • 2 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Barnsley

    • Total goals 34
    • Goals per game 17
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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