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  • Date:31 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Amex Stadium
  • Attendance:20,553
  • Calderon (72)
  • Emnes (60)
Goal!

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94mins

Justin Hoyte takes a shot. Peter Brezovan makes a save.

92mins

Julio Arca fouled by Rodriguez Vicente, the ref awards a free kick. Nicky Bailey takes the direct free kick.

89mins

Rodriguez Vicente takes a shot. Jason Steele makes a save.

89mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Mattock by Scott McDonald. Liam Bridcutt restarts play with the free kick.

88mins

Richard Smallwood challenges Kazenga LuaLua unfairly and gives away a free kick. Peter Brezovan takes the direct free kick.

88mins

Unfair challenge on Bart Ogbeche by Adam El-Abd results in a free kick. Nicky Bailey restarts play with the free kick.

85mins

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Peter Brezovan.

84mins

(Middlesbrough) makes a substitution, with Bart Ogbeche coming on for Lukas Jutkiewicz.

81mins

Unfair challenge on Craig Mackail-Smith by Joe Bennett results in a free kick. Booking for Joe Bennett for unsporting behaviour. Rodriguez Vicente has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Jason Steele makes a save.

79mins

Julio Arca booked.

77mins

Kazenga LuaLua gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Barry Robson. Booking for Kazenga LuaLua for unsporting behaviour. Joe Bennett has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Peter Brezovan makes a save.

75mins

Unfair challenge on Gordon Greer by Scott McDonald results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Peter Brezovan.

73mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Kazenga LuaLua, Inigo Calderon scores a headed goal from close range. Brighton 1-1 Middlesbrough.Assist on the goal came from Kazenga LuaLua.

72mins

Unfair challenge on Craig Mackail-Smith by Joe Bennett results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Inigo Calderon.

72mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam El-Abd by Scott McDonald. Direct free kick taken by Peter Brezovan.

71mins

Shot by Julio Arca from outside the box goes over the target.

71mins

Effort from outside the box by Lukas Jutkiewicz hits the post.

68mins

Liam Bridcutt concedes a free kick for a foul on Barry Robson. The referee shows Liam Bridcutt a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Will Buckley goes off and Kazenga LuaLua comes on. Craig Mackail-Smith on for Ashley Barnes. Scott McDonald on for Marvin Emnes. Stephen McManus takes the free kick.

63mins

Joe Mattock fouled by Richard Smallwood, the ref awards a free kick. Richard Smallwood receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Liam Bridcutt takes the free kick.

61mins

Inswinging corner taken by Barry Robson from the right by-line played to the near post, Marvin Emnes finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Brighton 0-1 Middlesbrough.The assist for the goal came from Barry Robson.

57mins

Rodriguez Vicente takes a shot. Save made by Jason Steele.

56mins

Shot from just outside the box by Marvin Emnes misses to the left of the target.

55mins

Corner taken short by Rodriguez Vicente.

54mins

Barry Robson takes a shot. Save by Peter Brezovan.

52mins

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Barry Robson, Foul by Stephen McManus on Inigo Calderon, free kick awarded. Peter Brezovan restarts play with the free kick.

49mins

Lukas Jutkiewicz has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.

46mins

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

44mins

Unfair challenge on Ashley Barnes by Justin Hoyte results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Peter Brezovan.

44mins

Will Buckley is caught offside. Jason Steele takes the indirect free kick.

40mins

Foul by Adam El-Abd on Julio Arca, free kick awarded. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Barry Robson.

39mins

Barry Robson takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Ashley Barnes.

37mins

Alan Navarro has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

36mins

Alan Navarro takes a shot. Save by Jason Steele.

35mins

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Save by Peter Brezovan.

35mins

Barry Robson takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Liam Bridcutt.

31mins

Will Buckley takes a shot. Save by Jason Steele.

29mins

Barry Robson takes a corner.

29mins

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Save by Jason Steele.

27mins

Corner taken left-footed by Rodriguez Vicente from the left by-line, Effort from close in by Adam El-Abd hits the post.

26mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Inigo Calderon by Lukas Jutkiewicz. Free kick taken by Gordon Greer.

24mins

Stephen McManus gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ashley Barnes. Strike comes in from Rodriguez Vicente from the free kick. Outswinging corner taken by Rodriguez Vicente, Stephen McManus manages to make a clearance.

23mins

Foul by Nicky Bailey on Rodriguez Vicente, free kick awarded. Nicky Bailey receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Adam El-Abd takes the free kick.

18mins

Unfair challenge on Adam El-Abd by Marvin Emnes results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Peter Brezovan.

17mins

Will Buckley concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Bennett. Joe Bennett takes the direct free kick.

16mins

Marvin Emnes fouled by Gordon Greer, the ref awards a free kick. Barry Robson shoots direct from the free kick.

13mins

Foul by Will Buckley on Julio Arca, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Joe Bennett.

8mins

Sam Vokes is caught offside. Nicky Bailey takes the indirect free kick.

8mins

Joe Mattock takes a shot. Save by Jason Steele.

Match Preview

Return of the Mack for Gulls Craig Mackail-Smith returns for Brighton ahead of their key clash with Middlesbrough after recovering from a virus. The striker sat out the Seagulls' 1-1 draw at Nottingham Forest due to the illness and will compete with Sam Vokes for a starting spot. James Buckley also missed the Forest game with the same illness and is back in contention. Adam El-Abd was deemed only fit enough for the bench on Saturday but is pushing for a starting spot in the Brighton defence. Midfielder Matt Sparrow starts his two-match suspension after being sent off at the City Ground last Saturday. Gonzalo Jara Reyes serves the final of his three-game ban, following his dismissal against Blackpool. Middlesbrough boss Tony Mowbray will be without skipper Matthew Bates. The 25-year-old is awaiting the result of tests on the knee he damaged in Tuesday night's 1-1 draw at Ipswich amid fears he has suffered the fifth cruciate ligament injury of his career. It proved a costly trip to Portman Road as Bates' central defensive partner Seb Hines also failed to finish the game with concussion. Hines could return at the Amex Stadium, but Mowbray has recalled Scotland international Stephen McManus from his loan spell at Bristol City. Striker Marvin Emnes came out of he Ipswich game with what is hoped is a minor knee problem, and his condition is being assessed, as is that of Faris Haroun, who is nearing a return from a hamstring injury. Meanwhile, long-term absentees Scott McDonald (medial ligament) and Rhys Williams (ankle ligaments) are making good progress, but remain on the sidelines.

Formation:433Manager: Gustavo Poyet

Brighton

Formation: 442Manager: Tony Mowbray

Middlesbrough

  • Peter Brezovan
  • Joe Mattock
  • Gordon Greer
  • Adam El-Abd
  • Alan Navarro
  • Ashley Barnes
  • Inigo Calderon
  • Rodriguez Vicente
  • Sam Vokes
  • Liam Bridcutt
  • Will Buckley
  • SUBS
  • Casper Ankergren
  • Craig Mackail-Smith
  • Gary Dicker
  • Romain Vincelot
  • Kazenga LuaLua

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DDWLWD
  • Brighton
  • VS
  • Middlesbrough
  • WLLDDD

Last Meetings

  • Middlesbrough
  • 1 - 0
  • Brighton
  • 10/12/2011
  • Middlesbrough
  • 4 - 0
  • Brighton
  • 21/03/1992
  • Brighton
  • 1 - 1
  • Middlesbrough
  • 09/11/1991
  • Middlesbrough
  • 2 - 0
  • Brighton
  • 04/05/1991
  • Brighton
  • 2 - 4
  • Middlesbrough
  • 27/10/1990
  • Brighton
  • 1 - 0
  • Middlesbrough
  • 28/02/1990

Top Scorers

Brighton

  • C Mackail-Smith 9
  • A Barnes 7
  • W Buckley 7
  • RG Vicente 3
  • S Vokes 3
  • M Sparrow 2
  • R Harley 2
  • I Calderon 2
  • C Noone 2
  • A Navarro 1
  • G Greer 1
  • J Mattock 1
  • K LuaLua 1
  • R Vincelot 1
  • J Forster-Caskey 1

Middlesbrough

  • M Emnes 11
  • S McDonald 9
  • B Robson 5
  • B Ogbeche 3
  • M Martin 3
  • M Bates 2
  • F Haroun 2
  • L Jutkiewicz 2
  • R Williams 2
  • N Bailey 1
  • T McMahon 1
  • S Hines 1
  • J Bennett 1
  • C Main 1

Goals

Brighton

    • Total goals 88
    • Goals per game 48
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 13 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Middlesbrough

    • Total goals 86
    • Goals per game 46
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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