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  • Date:15 Oct 2011
  • Kick-off:17:30
  • Venue:Amex Stadium
  • Attendance:19,722
Goal!

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94:06 +4.06

The ball is swung over by Joe Dudgeon.

92:47 +2.47

Tom Cairney on for Corry Evans.

91:48 +1.48

The ball is swung over by Corry Evans, Lewis Dunk manages to make a clearance.

90:44 +0.44

Robert Koren takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Craig Noone manages to make a clearance.

90:26 +0.26

Aaron Mclean takes a shot. Lewis Dunk gets a block in.

89:10

Paul McKenna joins the action as a substitute, replacing Robbie Brady.

88:50

Shot from deep inside the area by Aaron Mclean goes over the bar.

88:34

Robert Koren takes a shot.

87:41

Centre by Matthew Sparrow, Adriano Basso makes a save.

86:21

Rodriguez Vicente sends in a cross, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aaron Mclean by Lewis Dunk. Adriano Basso takes the direct free kick.

86:08

Rodriguez Vicente takes a inswinging corner to the near post, save by Adriano Basso.

85:54

Shot by Craig Mackail-Smith from 20 yards. Save by Adriano Basso.

84:01

Inswinging corner taken by Robbie Brady from the right by-line, save by Casper Ankergren.

81:54

Matthew Sparrow crosses the ball, Effort from the edge of the area by Ashley Barnes goes wide of the right-hand upright.

80:51

The ball is swung over by Craig Noone, Adriano Basso makes a save.

80:19

The ball is delivered by Aaron Mclean, Lewis Dunk manages to make a clearance.

79:51

Inigo Calderon crosses the ball, save by Adriano Basso.

77:53

Ashley Barnes fouled by Corry Evans, the ref awards a free kick. Liam Bridcutt takes the free kick.

76:23

Rodriguez Vicente crosses the ball, Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Save by Adriano Basso.

74:41

Robbie Brady gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marcos Painter. Free kick taken by Casper Ankergren.

73:53

Centre by Inigo Calderon, Foul by Gordon Greer on Matt Fryatt, free kick awarded. Jack Hobbs takes the free kick.

73:29

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone by Liam Rosenior. Direct free kick taken by Marcos Painter.

71:47

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robbie Brady by Marcos Painter. Liam Rosenior takes the free kick.

71:01

Foul by Martin Pusic on Craig Mackail-Smith, free kick awarded. Casper Ankergren takes the direct free kick.

70:31

Corner taken by Robert Koren played to the near post, clearance by Craig Mackail-Smith.

70:19

Effort on goal by Robbie Brady from 12 yards. Save by Casper Ankergren.

70:10

Aaron Mclean takes a shot.

69:16

Craig Noone joins the action as a substitute, replacing Gary Dicker.

67:03

The ball is sent over by Inigo Calderon.

65:43

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matt Fryatt by Gordon Greer. Direct free kick taken by Robert Koren.

64:46

Shot on goal by Ashley Barnes from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

63:45

Aaron Mclean takes a shot. Save made by Casper Ankergren.

63:18

Aaron Mclean takes a shot. Save by Casper Ankergren.

62:04

Robbie Brady fouled by Marcos Painter, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Robbie Brady, Foul by Jack Hobbs on Gordon Greer, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Casper Ankergren.

61:03

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Rodriguez Vicente by Martin Pusic. Inigo Calderon takes the free kick.

60:11

Foul by Lewis Dunk on Jack Hobbs, free kick awarded. Adriano Basso restarts play with the free kick.

59:39

Ashley Barnes fouled by Liam Rosenior, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Rodriguez Vicente.

57:08

Unfair challenge on Robbie Brady by Liam Bridcutt results in a free kick. Booking for Liam Bridcutt. Robbie Brady has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, blocked by Lewis Dunk.

52:44

Free kick awarded for a foul by Corry Evans on Rodriguez Vicente. Corry Evans goes into the book. Strike comes in from Rodriguez Vicente from the free kick.

51:56

The referee blows for offside against Aaron Mclean. Direct free kick taken by Lewis Dunk.

51:29

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aaron Mclean by Lewis Dunk. Jack Hobbs restarts play with the free kick.

51:16

The ball is sent over by Rodriguez Vicente, Jack Hobbs gets a block in.

49:33

Foul by Aaron Mclean on Marcos Painter, free kick awarded. Aaron Mclean receives a caution. Lewis Dunk restarts play with the free kick.

48:00

Liam Rosenior sends in a cross, Aaron Mclean has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

47:43

Robbie Brady produces a cross, clearance by Lewis Dunk.

46:55

Inswinging corner taken by Robbie Brady, Casper Ankergren makes a save.

46:21

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martin Pusic by Inigo Calderon. Free kick crossed by Robert Koren, Lewis Dunk makes a clearance.

45:59 +0.59

Unfair challenge on Jack Hobbs by Matthew Sparrow results in a free kick. Adriano Basso restarts play with the free kick.

45:21

Marcos Painter fouled by Robbie Brady, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Marcos Painter.

45:04 +0.04

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matt Fryatt by Marcos Painter. Liam Rosenior restarts play with the free kick.

44:12

Liam Rosenior gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Sparrow. Free kick taken by Lewis Dunk.

42:59

Unfair challenge on James Chester by Craig Mackail-Smith results in a free kick. Adriano Basso restarts play with the free kick.

38:26

Gary Dicker delivers the ball, Shot from close in by Ashley Barnes misses to the left of the goal.

37:42

Corner taken by Gary Dicker played to the near post, Corry Evans makes a clearance.

35:39

Effort on goal by Robert Koren from just inside the area clears the bar.

33:51

The assistant referee signals for offside against Ashley Barnes. Adriano Basso takes the free kick.

33:45

The ball is sent over by Rodriguez Vicente.

32:37

The referee penalises Matt Fryatt for handball. Gordon Greer takes the direct free kick.

31:48

Matt Fryatt takes a shot. Save by Casper Ankergren.

31:09

Ashley Barnes challenges Robert Koren unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Corry Evans.

29:35

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gordon Greer on Matt Fryatt. Strike comes in from Robbie Brady from the free kick.

27:33

Rodriguez Vicente takes a corner.

27:22

Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Save by Adriano Basso.

25:40

Inigo Calderon crosses the ball, Adriano Basso makes a comfortable save.

23:30

Centre by Inigo Calderon.

21:30

The ball is crossed by Inigo Calderon, Joe Dudgeon gets a block in.

19:01

Inswinging corner taken by Robert Koren from the left by-line.

18:34

Inswinging corner taken by Robbie Brady, James Chester takes a shot. Lewis Dunk gets a block in.

18:25

Matt Fryatt takes a shot. Gordon Greer gets a block in.

17:57

Craig Mackail-Smith crosses the ball, Jack Hobbs makes a clearance.

13:56

Corner taken by Robbie Brady from the right by-line, save by Casper Ankergren.

13:10

Matt Fryatt takes a shot. Lewis Dunk gets a block in.

12:01

Corner taken left-footed by Robbie Brady from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Craig Mackail-Smith. Robbie Brady crosses the ball, Casper Ankergren makes a save.

9:31

Liam Bridcutt challenges Corry Evans unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jack Hobbs.

9:19

The ball is swung over by Liam Rosenior, save by Casper Ankergren.

8:47

The ball is crossed by Robert Koren, Gordon Greer makes a clearance.

8:26

The ball is swung over by Robbie Brady, clearance made by Gordon Greer.

7:16

The assistant referee flags for offside against Gary Dicker. Adriano Basso takes the indirect free kick.

5:47

Corner taken left-footed by Rodriguez Vicente, Close range headed effort by Lewis Dunk goes wide of the left-hand upright.

5:39

A cross is delivered by Rodriguez Vicente, clearance made by Corry Evans.

3:52

Matthew Sparrow gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Dudgeon. Adriano Basso takes the indirect free kick.

2:01

Corner taken left-footed by Rodriguez Vicente from the left by-line, Corry Evans makes a clearance.

1:12

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Rodriguez Vicente played to the near post, Shot by Matthew Sparrow. Blocked by Robbie Brady.

0:10

Unfair challenge on Matthew Sparrow by Jack Hobbs results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Rodriguez Vicente.

Match Preview

Dunk back to boost Seagulls Lewis Dunk returns to the Brighton squad for the visit of Hull on Saturday evening. The young centre-half missed the 3-1 defeat by Ipswich a fortnight ago through suspension after collecting five yellow cards this season and should come straight back in with Romain Vincelot making way. Winger Will Buckley has not recovered from his hamstring injury in time but he is expected to be back within the next week. Defenders Adam El-Abd (foot) and Tommy Elphick (Achilles) remain sidelined with the long-term injuries they suffered at the end of last season. Boss Gus Poyet has yet to decide whether to offer former Birmingham and Preston midfielder Darren Carter a permanent deal. He has spent the last two weeks on trial with the Seagulls. Hull midfield pair Paul McKenna and Tom Cairney are expected to return into contention. McKenna has missed the Tigers' last two matches due to a calf problem, while Cairney sat out the home win over Cardiff with the hamstring strain that forced his recent withdrawal from Scotland's Under-21s squad. Both might have to be content with a place on the substitutes' bench following the display of Robert Koren and Corry Evans in central midfield against Cardiff. Goalkeeper Adriano Basso is likely to shake off the knee problem that forced him off against Cardiff. Should he not make it, Peter Gulacsi will continue to deputise. Tigers skipper Andy Dawson remains sidelined with a knee injury, but long-term absentee Cameron Stewart is closing in on a return to first-team action following knee ligament damage. The winger has yet to feature this season. Hull are looking to extend their unbeaten run to seven matches.

Formation:433Manager: Gustavo Poyet

Brighton

Formation: 442Manager: Nigel Pearson

Hull

  • Casper Ankergren
  • Inigo Calderon
  • Gordon Greer
  • Lewis Dunk
  • Marcos Painter
  • Matthew Sparrow
  • Gary Dicker
  • Liam Bridcutt
  • Ashley Barnes
  • Rodriguez Vicente
  • Craig Mackail-Smith
  • SUBS
  • Peter Brezovan
  • Will Hoskins
  • Craig Noone
  • Ryan Harley
  • Romain Vincelot

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Match Report

Seagulls tamed by Tigers Brighton's winless run extended to a sixth game after they were held to a goalless draw by a resilient Hull. The stalemate was far from dull, however, and the scoreline might well have been in double figures if not for the remarkable work of goalkeepers Casper Ankergren and Adriano Basso. Nigel Pearson's Tigers can now celebrate a run of seven games without loss in the npower Championship after an indifferent start to the season. Former Spain international Vicente provided two early chances for the Seagulls. With two minutes played, his outswinging corner met Matt Sparrow's right boot. Luckily for the visitors, Manchester United loanee Robbie Brady got across to block the flight of the powerful volley. Vicente's delivery caused further panic when an identical corner found a rising Lewis Dunk, who nodded left of Basso's goalmouth. The Tigers wrested control in the 14th minute, Matt Fryatt's weighted drive deflected away from danger by a brave Dunk. Five minutes later, Dunk put his body on the line once more to intercept a goalbound bullet header from James Chester. Craig Mackail-Smith, with five league goals to his name going into the clash, forced Basso to tip a fizzing shot round the post shortly before the half-hour mark. The visitors rallied again to feed a good ball through to Fryatt, who clipped his chance into the gloves of Ankergren. As the highly energetic first period came to a close, Ashley Barnes was left red-faced when he stubbed wide of goal from close range after accurate service from Gary Dicker. Both sides had successfully nullified each other in the first half and pushed to gain an advantage as early as possible following the break. Ex-Peterborough striker Mclean, with a solitary goal for Hull this campaign, raced on to Liam Rosenior's angled cross in the 48th minute, but his right-footed drive swerved wide of Ankergren's goal. Perhaps frustrated by the missed opportunity, Mclean found himself booked two minutes later after a foul on home defender Marcos Painter. And a lack of discipline from Corry Evans allowed Vicente another chance to demonstrate his dangerous ability from set-pieces, but the home crowd groaned as his curved free-kick dipped agonisingly over the crossbar. Mclean re-emerged as an attacking outlet for the Tigers in the 64th minute, arriving on the edge of the area to force a strong block from Ankergren, before reclaiming possession and stinging the Danish goalkeeper's palms with a fierce strike. Brady lightened the workload of the tireless Mclean in the 71st minute as he curled in a snapshot that Ankergren repelled at full-stretch. But it was Basso, left standing idle for much of the second half, who produced the most remarkable save of the clash. Yet again Vicente picked out a blue and white shirt, but Mackail-Smith's header was snatched up implausibly by the brilliant Brazilian stopper. Encouraged by a return to attacking manoeuvres, Seagulls boss Gus Poyet harried his players to push forward. But with barely 10 minutes remaining, Sparrow looped a cross over the Hull backline to a waiting Barnes who scooped his shot wide of the target. The pressure increased on the visitors when Mackail-Smith forced Basso to punch the ball over his crossbar with five minutes remaining, with Dunk again appearing to block a late Mclean drive, but the points were shared.

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