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Goal scored by Will Buckley from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brighton 1-0 Nottm Forest.The assist for the goal came from Craig Mackail-Smith.
Lewis Dunk gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David McGoldrick. Booking for Lewis Dunk for unsporting behaviour. Brendan Moloney replaces Paul Anderson. Marcus Tudgay takes a shot. Save by Casper Ankergren.
Corner taken right-footed by Jonathan Greening.
Corner taken by Jonathan Greening from the right by-line played to the near post.
Billy Paynter fouled by Chris Gunter, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mauricio Taricco.
Alan Navarro leaves the field to be replaced by Romain Vincelot.
Garath McCleary goes off and David McGoldrick comes on.
Will Buckley takes the outswinging corner, Foul by Kazenga LuaLua on Chris Gunter, free kick awarded. Lee Camp takes the free kick.
Will Buckley comes on in place of Craig Noone.
Effort from outside the penalty box by Radoslaw Majewski goes wide right of the target.
Chris Gunter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kazenga LuaLua. Direct free kick taken by Mauricio Taricco.
Corner taken by Chris Gunter from the left by-line, Marcus Tudgay takes a shot. Save made by Casper Ankergren.
Garath McCleary produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses right.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jonathan Greening, Mauricio Taricco manages to make a clearance.
Jonathan Greening takes a outswinging corner to the near post, save made by Casper Ankergren.
Kazenga LuaLua gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Garath McCleary. Direct free kick taken by Chris Gunter.
Foul by Marcus Tudgay on Liam Bridcutt, free kick awarded. Casper Ankergren takes the free kick. Marcus Tudgay is given a yellow card.
Luke Chambers concedes a free kick for a foul on Billy Paynter. Alan Navarro restarts play with the free kick.
Marcus Tudgay has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.
Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Craig Noone misses to the right of the target.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Gunter, save made by Casper Ankergren.
Paul Anderson has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Craig Noone, save by Lee Camp.
Ashley Barnes leaves the field to be replaced by Kazenga LuaLua.
Foul by Guy Moussi on Ashley Barnes, free kick awarded. Liam Bridcutt takes the direct free kick.
Garath McCleary takes a shot.
Header from close in by Marcus Tudgay misses to the right of the target.
Craig Noone takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Marcus Tudgay manages to make a clearance.
Radoslaw Majewski is penalised for a handball. Liam Bridcutt restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Alan Navarro on Marcus Tudgay. Radoslaw Majewski shoots direct from the free kick.
Craig Mackail-Smith is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Greg Cunningham restarts play with the free kick.
Guy Moussi challenges Craig Noone unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Mauricio Taricco.
Gordon Greer gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Radoslaw Majewski. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Jonathan Greening, save by Casper Ankergren.
Craig Noone decides to take a short corner.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Greg Cunningham on Gonzalo Jara Reyes. Direct free kick taken by Craig Noone.
Ashley Barnes is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.
Greg Cunningham fouled by Craig Mackail-Smith, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.
Radoslaw Majewski gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone. Direct free kick taken by Mauricio Taricco.
Short corner taken by Craig Noone from the left by-line.
Foul by Jonathan Greening on Billy Paynter, free kick awarded. Liam Bridcutt takes the direct free kick.
Chris Gunter concedes a free kick for a foul on Lewis Dunk. Casper Ankergren takes the free kick.
Paul Anderson takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.
Chris Gunter fouled by Ashley Barnes, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lee Camp.
Unfair challenge on Wes Morgan by Craig Mackail-Smith results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Luke Chambers.
Short corner taken by Jonathan Greening from the left by-line.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ashley Barnes by Marcus Tudgay. Direct free kick taken by Alan Navarro.
Foul by Garath McCleary on Gonzalo Jara Reyes, free kick awarded. Liam Bridcutt takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jonathan Greening from the right by-line to the near post.
Taricco back for Seagulls
Mauricio Taricco returns to the Brighton squad after a two-match ban for the visit of Nottingham Forest.
Albion's 38-year-old player/assistant manager could go straight back into the starting line-up as fellow full-backs Inigo Calderon and Marcos Painter are missing.
Right-back Calderon serves a one-match suspension for collecting a fifth booking at Derby on Tuesday and left-back Painter has a hamstring injury.
Midfielders Gonzalo Jara Reyes (knee) and Vicente Rodriguez (thigh) have returned to training this week and their fitness will be assessed ahead of kick-off.
Adam El-Abd (foot) made his first appearance of the season as a substitute in the win at Pride Park and should be involved again, so Tommy Elphick (Achilles) and Gary Dicker (leg) are the only long-term absentees.
Nottingham Forest defender Joel Lynch looks likely to miss out against his former club .
Lynch, who began his career at Albion before joining Forest on a permanent basis in the summer of 2009 following a successful loan spell, was struggling with a groin problem towards the end of the 4-0 home defeat to Leeds on Tuesday night.
If the 24-year-old full-back is absent, Wales international Chris Gunter will probably return to the starting line-up.
With midfielder Andy Reid suspended following his sending off against Leeds, either Radoslaw Majewski or Jonathan Greening will also come back into the team.
David McGoldrick may get a chance as fellow striker Ishmael Miller is nursing a foot problem.
Buckley bags the points for Brighton
Substitute Will Buckley snatched the points for Brighton with an injury-time winner as Albion climbed back into the npower Championship play-off places with a 1-o victory that left the visitors languishing in the bottom three.
It was the only highlight of a dreadful encounter at the Amex Stadium.
It looked like both sides would cancel each other out, and the stalemate would have been no surprise when you consider the form of the clubs heading into the game.
Albion had failed to score in five of their last league fixtures, while Forest had drawn a blank in four of their last six.
But Buckley broke the trend in the second minute of injury time after being teed up by Craig Mackail-Smith.
Mauricio Taricco went straight back into the Brighton starting line-up on his return from a ban. The player/assistant manager replaced Inigo Calderon, who served his own suspension.
The 38-year-old's recall was one of four changes made by boss Gus Poyet as fellow defender Gonzalo Jara, midfielder Craig Noone and striker Billy Paynter also came back into the team. Romain Vincelot, Ryan Harley and Will Hoskins were the other players to make way.
Forest also made four changes. Garath McCleary replaced Lewis McGugan to make his first appearance of the season after recovering from injury, while Jonathan Greening was also restored to the midfield for the suspended Andy Reid.
Injury ruled Joel Lynch out against his former club so Chris Gunter filled in at full-back and Radoslaw Majewski got the nod ahead of Robbie Findley.
Little happened in the first half. Paul Anderson had a speculative shot from way out after 14 minutes and Majewski sent a 25-yard free-kick over the crossbar three minutes before the break.
The second half was not much better. Marcus Tudgay and McCleary both had chances within five minutes of the restart. Both missed the target when they should have done better.
At the other end, Noone headed wide from 12 yards out.
Anderson tried his luck from long range again before Tudgay, McCleary and Majewski followed his lead. All of them failed to trouble Casper Ankergren in the Brighton goal.
Buckley, a 76th-minute replacement for Noone, broke the deadlock right at the end when he collected Mackail-Smith's pass 12 yards out and beat Lee Camp at the near post from the angle.
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