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Tom Ince gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Bridcutt. Caution for Tom Ince. Direct free kick taken by Liam Bridcutt.
Andrea Orlandi sends in a cross, Ashley Barnes finds the net with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brighton 6-1 Blackpool.Assist by Andrea Orlandi.
Dean Hammond is ruled offside. Nathan Eccleston on for Matt Phillips. Matt Gilks takes the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Kazenga LuaLua, Andrea Orlandi takes a shot. Blocked by Gary MacKenzie.
Matt Phillips produces a cross.
Kazenga LuaLua takes a shot. Save by Matt Gilks.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Bridcutt by Tom Ince. Direct free kick taken by Liam Bridcutt.
Tom Ince produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Unfair challenge on Tom Ince by Liam Bridcutt results in a free kick. Tom Ince crosses the ball in from the free kick, Gordon Greer manages to make a clearance.
Short corner worked by Kazenga LuaLua, Ashley Barnes gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the top left corner of the goal. Brighton 5-1 Blackpool.The assist for the goal came from Kazenga LuaLua.
Bruno Saltor sends in a cross, Alex Baptiste makes a clearance.
Liam Bridcutt has a drilled shot. Matt Gilks makes a save.
Centre by Kazenga LuaLua, clearance by Stephen Crainey.
Will Buckley leaves the field to be replaced by Kazenga LuaLua.
(Blackpool) makes a substitution, with Matt Derbyshire coming on for Gary Taylor-Fletcher.
Shot on goal by Gary Taylor-Fletcher from long range goes harmlessly over the target.
Dean Hammond produces a cross, Matt Gilks makes a save.
Wayne Bridge goes off and Bruno Saltor comes on.
Casper Ankergren replaces Tomasz Kuszczak.
The ball is delivered by Ludovic Sylvestre, save made by Tomasz Kuszczak.
Inswinging corner taken by Tom Ince from the right by-line, clearance made by Ashley Barnes.
Ludovic Sylvestre takes a shot. Tomasz Kuszczak makes a save.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Andrea Orlandi. Indirect free kick taken by Matt Gilks.
Stephen Crainey sends in a cross, save made by Tomasz Kuszczak.
The ball is sent over by Tom Ince.
A cross is delivered by Andrea Orlandi.
Centre by Matt Phillips. Own goal by Dean Hammond. Brighton 4-1 Blackpool.Assist by Matt Phillips.
Matt Phillips has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
The ball is swung over by Stephen Crainey, save made by Tomasz Kuszczak.
Effort from outside the area by Tom Ince goes wide right of the goal.
Matt Phillips delivers the ball, Andrea Orlandi gets a block in.
Goal scored by David Lopez from just inside the penalty area high into the middle of the goal. Brighton 4-0 Blackpool.Will Buckley provided the assist for the goal.
Gary Taylor-Fletcher comes on in place of Chris Basham.
Goal scored by Andrea Orlandi from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brighton 3-0 Blackpool.Assist by David Lopez.
The ball is crossed by Andrea Orlandi.
Ashley Barnes takes a shot. Save by Matt Gilks.
Alex Baptiste takes a shot. Blocked by Wayne Bridge.
Andrea Orlandi crosses the ball, clearance by Gary MacKenzie.
David Lopez produces a cross, Ashley Barnes has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.
Matt Phillips has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.
The referee blows for offside against Ashley Barnes. Indirect free kick taken by Matt Gilks.
Corner taken by Andrea Orlandi.
Andrea Orlandi decides to take the corner short, David Lopez takes a shot. Matt Gilks makes a save.
Centre by Andrea Orlandi, blocked by Kirk Broadfoot.
Centre by Stephen Crainey, clearance by Liam Bridcutt.
Corner taken left-footed by Andrea Orlandi from the left by-line, Effort on goal by Inigo Calderon from just inside the area clears the bar.
The ball is sent over by Will Buckley, Kirk Broadfoot manages to make a clearance.
Liam Bridcutt concedes a free kick for a foul on Ludovic Sylvestre. Matt Gilks takes the free kick.
Will Buckley fouled by Stephen Crainey, the ref awards a free kick. Liam Bridcutt takes the free kick.
Matthew Upson grabs a goal from close in high into the middle of the goal. Brighton 2-0 Blackpool.Assist by Inigo Calderon.
Corner from left by-line taken by Andrea Orlandi.
The ball is crossed by Dean Hammond, clearance by Kirk Broadfoot.
The ball is swung over by Alex Baptiste, Wayne Bridge gets a block in.
Alex Baptiste sends in a cross, Andrea Orlandi gets a block in.
Chris Basham crosses the ball, clearance by Liam Bridcutt.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tom Ince by Inigo Calderon. Direct free kick taken by Gary MacKenzie.
The ball is swung over by Matt Phillips, Tomasz Kuszczak makes a save.
Inigo Calderon delivers the ball.
A cross is delivered by Alex Baptiste, save by Tomasz Kuszczak.
Corner taken by Tom Ince played to the near post, clearance made by Andrea Orlandi.
Will Buckley grabs a goal from just outside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Brighton 1-0 Blackpool.Ashley Barnes provided the assist for the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Delfouneso by Gordon Greer. Gordon Greer goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Stephen Crainey restarts play with the free kick.
Wayne Bridge produces a cross, David Lopez produces a volleyed right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Andrea Orlandi produces a cross.
Short corner taken by Andrea Orlandi from the right by-line.
The ball is sent over by Will Buckley, clearance made by Alex Baptiste.
Will Buckley takes a shot. Comfortable save by Matt Gilks.
The ball is delivered by Wayne Bridge, Chris Basham makes a clearance.
Barnes back for Seagulls
Ashley Barnes returns to the Brighton squad for the visit of Blackpool.
The striker has completed the seven-match suspension imposed by the Football Association after he appeared to trip referee Nigel Miller at Bolton last month.
He could go straight back into the team as Leonardo Ulloa has been operating as Brighton's lone forward following season-ending injuries to Craig Mackail-Smith (Achilles) and Will Hoskins (knee).
Manager Gus Poyet has also been boosted by the return to fitness of wingers Will Buckley and Kazenga LuaLua and Spanish right-back Bruno.
Buckley and LuaLua have recovered from the hamstring injuries which have kept them out for the last two matches and Bruno is fit again after a month on the sidelines with a calf problem.
Blackpool boss Paul Ince once again has no new selection problems.
Midfielder Isaiah Osbourne completes a three-match suspension when his team-mates travel to the Amex Arena, while defender Ian Evatt (knee) is a long-term absentee.
Last weekend's goalless draw with Sheffield Wednesday means the Seasiders have conceded just once in their last four matches.
Such miserly form at the back means Ince's men are unbeaten in five outings but goal at the other end of the pitch are also proving to be scarce.
On-loan MK Dons centre-back Gary MacKenzie attributes these struggles to the now infamous state of the Bloomfield Road playing surface and is looking forward to his attacking team-mates having the chance to express themselves on the south coast.
"We have players who can express themselves on a good pitch against a good passing team," MacKenzie told the Blackpool Gazette.
"We are all looking forward to Saturday now - we might actually be able to string a couple of passes together."
"Who will win the PL title this season - 2013/14?"
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