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  • Date:25 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Withdean Stadium
  • Attendance:6,798
Goal!

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92:19 +2.19

Ashley Barnes is caught offside. Ben Williams restarts play with the free kick.

90:51 +0.51

Craig Noone is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Ben Williams.

88:05

Francisco Sandaza replaces Glenn Murray.

85:47

Pat Baldwin shown a red card.

82:11

Matt Vilhjalmsson on for David Mooney.

80:01

David Mooney concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Dicker. Gary Dicker restarts play with the free kick.

79:32

David Mooney takes a shot. Save by Casper Ankergren.

77:15

Unfair challenge on Ben Coker by Inigo Calderon results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth from left by-line.

75:58

Craig Noone grabs a goal from just inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brighton 2-0 Colchester.

74:50

Inswinging corner taken by Elliott Bennett from the left by-line played to the near post.

73:20

Craig Noone is brought on as a substitute for Radostin Kishishev.

71:45

Liam Bridcutt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Perkins. Pat Baldwin takes the direct free kick.

70:33

Corner taken by Anthony Wordsworth, Matt Heath takes a shot. Blocked by Adam El-Abd.

69:16

Ashley Barnes is brought on as a substitute for Chris Wood. Steven Gillespie is brought on as a substitute for Kemal Izzet.

67:25

Andy Bond takes a shot. Blocked by Marcos Painter.

66:59

The referee blows for offside. Ben Williams takes the indirect free kick.

63:40

Andy Bond fouled by Chris Wood, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by David Perkins.

62:54

Gary Dicker challenges Kemal Izzet unfairly and gives away a free kick. Pat Baldwin takes the free kick.

58:43

(Colchester) makes a substitution, with Kayode Odejayi coming on for Ian Henderson.

53:44

The referee blows for offside against Glenn Murray. Ben Williams takes the free kick.

53:04

Corner taken by Elliott Bennett played to the near post, Pat Baldwin manages to make a clearance.

47:22

Pat Baldwin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Glenn Murray. Gary Dicker takes the indirect free kick.

46:52

Chris Wood is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ben Williams restarts play with the free kick.

45:38 +0.38

Inigo Calderon gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Brighton 1-0 Colchester.Assist on the goal came from Glenn Murray.

45:35

The offside flag is raised against Glenn Murray. Ben Williams takes the indirect free kick.

42:48

Corner taken short by Anthony Wordsworth.

41:53

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth from the right by-line, Glenn Murray makes a clearance.

40:48

Chris Wood takes a long range shot harmlessly clearing the crossbar.

40:04

Unfair challenge on Kemal Izzet by Elliott Bennett results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Ben Williams.

39:43

Corner taken short by Elliott Bennett.

39:32

Glenn Murray takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams.

37:26

John White is given a yellow card. Free kick awarded for a foul by John White on Glenn Murray. Strike on goal comes in from Elliott Bennett from the free kick.

35:52

Header from close in by Chris Wood bounces off the post.

35:08

John White concedes a free kick for a foul on Glenn Murray. Direct free kick taken by Radostin Kishishev.

29:46

Unfair challenge on Radostin Kishishev by Andy Bond results in a free kick. Casper Ankergren restarts play with the free kick.

27:07

Gordon Greer gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Bond. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth, clearance made by Gary Dicker.

25:06

Glenn Murray booked. Glenn Murray concedes a free kick for a foul on Anthony Wordsworth. Ben Williams takes the indirect free kick.

21:55

Liam Bridcutt challenges David Perkins unfairly and gives away a free kick. Matt Heath takes the indirect free kick.

19:47

Glenn Murray is ruled offside. Ben Williams restarts play with the free kick.

18:20

David Mooney produces a right-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.

17:00

Pat Baldwin is cautioned.

16:36

Matt Heath receives a yellow card. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Bridcutt by Matt Heath. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Radostin Kishishev.

14:12

Anthony Wordsworth decides to take the corner short.

13:40

Corner from the right by-line taken by Anthony Wordsworth, clearance by Gordon Greer.

9:58

John White gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Glenn Murray. Direct free kick taken by Radostin Kishishev.

5:02

Andy Bond produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.

4:14

Pat Baldwin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Glenn Murray. Direct free kick taken by Marcos Painter.

2:46

Outswinging corner taken by Elliott Bennett, Chris Wood has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.

The match begins.

The first half comes to an end.

The referee gets the second half started.

The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.

Match Preview

No worries for Seagulls Brighton have no new injury concerns ahead of the clash with Colchester at the Withdean. Midfield duo Alan Navarro and Jamie Smith and full-back Jim McNulty are the only players in the treatment room. Navarro is edging closer to a return from the ruptured cruciate ligament he suffered in August, Smith is out for two months after fracturing a metatarsal in training last week and McNulty is recovering from ankle surgery. Boss Gus Poyet could make changes after their lead at the top was cut to three points following the defeat at Bournemouth on Saturday. Top scorer Glenn Murray will be pushing for a return to the starting line-up after he was dropped to the bench at Dean Court. Colchester manager John Ward is likely to stick with his line-up for a third straight match. Defenders Magnus Okuonghae and Brian Wilson are still missing with ankle ligament injuries so Pat Baldwin and Lee Beevers will continue in the back four. Long-term absentees Morten Knudsen and John-Joe O'Toole are still recovering from knee problems but the Us suffered no new injuries during Saturday's goalless draw at Huddersfield. Iceland forward Matt Vilhjalmsson was an unused substitute at the Galpharm following his recent loan switch and will be on the bench again. Defender Conor Powell, who joined the club two weeks ago from Irish club Bohemians, could be added to the squad.

Formation:442Manager: Gustavo Poyet

Brighton

Formation: 442Manager: John Ward

Colchester

  • Casper Ankergren
  • Gordon Greer
  • Adam El-Abd
  • Elliott Bennett
  • Inigo Calderon
  • Glenn Murray
  • Gary Dicker
  • Marcos Painter
  • Radostin Kishishev
  • Liam Bridcutt
  • Chris Wood
  • SUBS
  • Peter Brezovan
  • Tommy Elphick
  • Ashley Barnes
  • Matthew Sparrow
  • Chris Holroyd
  • Francisco Sandaza
  • Craig Noone

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Match Report

Seagulls still soaring Goals in each half from Inigo Calderon and substitute Craig Noone saw off Colchester 2-0 and extended Brighton's lead at the top of League One to six points. Spanish defender Calderon broke the deadlock in first-half stoppage-time with a fine left-foot finish after good link-up play with striker Glenn Murray. Winger Noone, a recent signing from Plymouth, settled the issue three minutes after replacing Radostin Kishishev with a superb individual goal 13 minutes from time. Colchester finished with 10 men with the late sending-off of defender Pat Baldwin for two bookable offences. Colchester came closest when Brighton's Danish keeper Casper Ankergren denied a goalbound effort from Andrew Bond before striker David Mooney was narrowly off target from outside the area.

Form Guide

    LDWWWL
  • Brighton
  • VS
  • Colchester
  • LDDLWD

Last Meetings

  • Colchester
  • 0 - 0
  • Brighton
  • 08/03/2010
  • Brighton
  • 1 - 2
  • Colchester
  • 11/12/2009
  • Colchester
  • 0 - 1
  • Brighton
  • 13/04/2009
  • Brighton
  • 1 - 2
  • Colchester
  • 26/12/2008
  • Brighton
  • 2 - 1
  • Colchester
  • 20/03/2004
  • Colchester
  • 1 - 0
  • Brighton
  • 13/09/2003

Top Scorers

Brighton

  • G Murray 11
  • A Barnes 7
  • K LuaLua 4
  • M Sparrow 3
  • I Calderon 3
  • E Bennett 2
  • C Wood 2
  • A El-Abd 1
  • G Dicker 1
  • T Elphick 1
  • F Sandaza 1
  • M Painter 1

Colchester

  • A Bond 6
  • A Wordsworth 5
  • K Odejayi 3
  • I Henderson 3
  • D Mooney 3
  • M Heath 2
  • M Okuonghae 2
  • A Vincent 2
  • S Gillespie 2
  • B Wilson 1
  • T Williams 1

Goals

Brighton

    • Total goals 61
    • Goals per game 42
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Colchester

    • Total goals 51
    • Goals per game 32
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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