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  • Date:25 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:12:15
  • Venue:The Weston Homes Community Stadium
  • Attendance:5,132
  • Henderson (15)
  • Barnes (71)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Chris Wood has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

92mins

Kemal Izzet challenges Elliott Bennett unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tommy Elphick takes the direct free kick.

91mins

Gary Dicker concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Williams. Ben Williams takes the direct free kick.

87mins

Shot by David Mooney. Save by Inigo Calderon.

86mins

Shot by Alan Navarro from 18 yards. Blocked by Matt Heath.

84mins

Inswinging corner taken by Elliott Bennett from the left by-line, save made by Ben Williams.

83mins

Inigo Calderon takes a shot. Save made by Ben Williams.

82mins

Elliott Bennett takes a outswinging corner.

79mins

Ashley Barnes challenges Kemal Izzet unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ashley Vincent goes off and Anthony Wordsworth comes on. Free kick taken by Ben Williams.

72mins

A cross is delivered by Elliott Bennett, Ashley Barnes scores a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Colchester 1-1 Brighton.Elliott Bennett provided the assist for the goal.

71mins

Elliott Bennett takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

69mins

John-Joe O'Toole goes off and Andy Bond comes on.

67mins

Inswinging corner taken by Elliott Bennett.

67mins

Shot by Ashley Barnes. Clearance by Brian Wilson.

65mins

Ashley Barnes takes a shot. Ben Williams makes a fantastic save.

64mins

Ashley Barnes produces a drilled left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

63mins

Shot by Craig Noone. Save by Ben Williams.

62mins

Elliott Bennett takes the outswinging corner, Shot from inside the area by Chris Wood clears the bar.

61mins

Inswinging corner taken by Elliott Bennett from the left by-line, clearance made by Matt Heath.

60mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John-Joe O'Toole by Alan Navarro. Conor Powell restarts play with the free kick.

59mins

Elliott Bennett takes a inswinging corner.

59mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Elliott Bennett by Brian Wilson. Alan Navarro takes the direct free kick.

58mins

Ashley Vincent challenges Tommy Elphick unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Peter Brezovan.

57mins

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Lloyd James, John-Joe O'Toole takes a shot.

57mins

Ian Henderson takes a shot from 18 yards. Save by Peter Brezovan.

57mins

Shot by Ian Henderson. Save by Peter Brezovan.

54mins

Gary Dicker concedes a free kick for a foul on Conor Powell. Conor Powell restarts play with the free kick.

54mins

Elliott Bennett takes the inswinging corner, comfortable save by Ben Williams.

53mins

Unfair challenge on Craig Noone by Brian Wilson results in a free kick. The referee shows Brian Wilson a yellow card. Free kick crossed by Elliott Bennett.

52mins

Unfair challenge on Ashley Barnes by Kemal Izzet results in a free kick. Tommy Elphick restarts play with the free kick.

52mins

Effort from the edge of the area by Craig Noone goes wide of the right-hand post.

48mins

Corner taken right-footed by Lloyd James from the right by-line, Chris Wood makes a clearance.

48mins

Drilled right-footed shot by Ashley Vincent. Blocked by Inigo Calderon.

46mins

Shot from 20 yards by Gary Dicker. Matt Heath gets a block in.

44mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ashley Barnes by Matt Heath. Shot comes in from Elliott Bennett from the free kick.

42mins

Shot from 20 yards by Lloyd James. Shot by Ian Henderson from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

41mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Lloyd James, save made by Peter Brezovan.

41mins

Corner from the right by-line taken by Lloyd James, Effort on goal by David Mooney from 12 yards. Blocked by Inigo Calderon.

40mins

Ashley Vincent fouled by Elliott Bennett, the ref awards a free kick. Elliott Bennett booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Lloyd James.

39mins

The ball is crossed by Inigo Calderon, Ashley Barnes takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams.

38mins

David Mooney has an effort at goal. Comfortable save by Peter Brezovan.

34mins

Ashley Barnes is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Ben Williams.

32mins

Unfair challenge on Ashley Barnes by Matt Heath results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Alan Navarro.

28mins

Inswinging corner taken by Lloyd James from the left by-line played to the near post, Inigo Calderon makes a clearance.

26mins

The referee gives a free kick against Marcos Painter for handball. Lloyd James goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. The ball is sent over by Lloyd James, Shot by Craig Noone. Inigo Calderon gets a block in.

24mins

Shot on goal by Ashley Vincent from just inside the area goes over the target.

22mins

John-Joe O'Toole challenges Alan Navarro unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Tommy Elphick.

21mins

Craig Noone sends in a cross.

20mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by John-Joe O'Toole on Alan Navarro. Direct free kick taken by Tommy Elphick.

18mins

Peter Brezovan replaces Casper Ankergren.

17mins

Shot from 18 yards from John-Joe O'Toole. Save made by Casper Ankergren. Ian Henderson scores a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Colchester 1-0 Brighton.

12mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kemal Izzet on Chris Wood. Gary Dicker crosses the ball in from the free kick.

10mins

Shot from just outside the penalty area by John-Joe O'Toole misses to the left of the target.

7mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Navarro by John-Joe O'Toole. Direct free kick taken by Tommy Elphick.

7mins

Craig Noone produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.

5mins

Inswinging corner taken by Lloyd James from the left by-line, Tommy Smith takes a shot. Save made by Casper Ankergren.

5mins

Effort on goal by Elliott Bennett from long range goes over the crossbar.

4mins

Foul by Brian Wilson on Gary Dicker, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Elliott Bennett from left wing.

3mins

The ball is crossed by Ashley Barnes.

2mins

Kemal Izzet fouled by Gary Dicker, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Lloyd James.

1mins

Effort on goal by Lloyd James from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

Match Preview

Murray to miss out for champions Colchester will be without Steven Gillespie for the Easter Monday visit of champions Brighton. The striker sustained a fractured arm when he landed awkwardly during Good Friday`s 1-1 draw at Brentford and went to hospital and is unlikely to play again this term. "It looks like he might have to have an operation on it," boss John Ward said. Kayode Odejayi came on for Gillespie at Griffin Park and looks set to earn a starting berth. Centre-halves Magnus Okuonghae (ankle) and Pat Baldwin (Achilles) remain long-term absentees while winger Simon Hackney has returned to the Community Stadium from his loan spell at League Two Oxford for treatment on a hamstring strain. The Us have nothing but pride to play for as they head into the final throes of the campaign sitting in a comfortable mid-table position. Brighton striker Glenn Murray looks set to miss out after suffering a shoulder injury on Saturday. The Seagulls` top scorer had to be substituted after 50 minutes of the 2-1 defeat to Southampton - Brighton`s first loss at home all season. Manager Gus Poyet said: "We missed him because of the balls that came into the box. It looks like it is his shoulder but we don't know the full extent just yet." Chris Wood replaced Murray against Saints and will hope to start against the Us in the 12.15pm kick-off. Central defender Gordon Greer serves the final game of the four-match ban he was given for his second red card of the season against Sheffield Wednesday.

Formation:442Manager: John Ward

Colchester

Formation: 442Manager: Gustavo Poyet

Brighton

  • Ben Williams
  • Brian Wilson
  • Matt Heath
  • Tommy Smith
  • Conor Powell
  • Ashley Vincent
  • John-Joe O'Toole
  • Kemal Izzet
  • Lloyd James
  • David Mooney
  • Ian Henderson
  • SUBS
  • Mark Cousins
  • Nathan Clarke
  • Andy Bond
  • Kayode Odejayi
  • Anthony Wordsworth
  • Ben Coker
  • John White

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Match Report

Barnes earns Seagulls a point Ashley Barnes' second-half header salvaged a 1-1 draw for champions Brighton against Colchester. The Us started brightly and went ahead after 16 minutes. After Seagulls goalkeeper Casper Ankergren had parried John-Joe O'Toole's shot, Tommy Elphick fired straight at team-mate Inigo Calderon, whose fluffed clearance allowed Ian Henderson to convert from close range. Ankergren had been caught by Henderson's challenge two minutes before the goal and was replaced by Peter Brezovan soon after. Henderson and Ashley Vincent went close for the hosts and Brighton's best chance of the first half came six minutes before the break when goalkeeper Ben Williams denied Barnes' header. And after Brezovan saved from Henderson and David Mooney in quick succession, Brighton equalised with 18 minutes to go through Barnes, who converted Elliott Bennett's cross at the near post. Williams pushed Elphick's effort over and Chris Wood headed wide in stoppage-time for Albion but the champions were held.

Form Guide

    WWLWLD
  • Colchester
  • VS
  • Brighton
  • WDWWWL

Last Meetings

  • Brighton
  • 2 - 0
  • Colchester
  • 25/01/2011
  • 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

Top Scorers

Colchester

  • S Gillespie 9
  • A Bond 7
  • I Henderson 6
  • A Wordsworth 5
  • K Odejayi 4
  • A Vincent 4
  • D Mooney 4
  • M Heath 2
  • M Okuonghae 2
  • D Perkins 1
  • B Wilson 1
  • T Williams 1

Brighton

  • G Murray 22
  • A Barnes 13
  • I Calderon 7
  • E Bennett 6
  • C Wood 4
  • M Sparrow 3
  • G Dicker 2
  • L Bridcutt 2
  • C Noone 2
  • F Sandaza 2
  • A El-Abd 1
  • T Elphick 1
  • M Painter 1

Goals

Colchester

    • Total goals 109
    • Goals per game 52
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 11 (For) 10 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Brighton

    • Total goals 138
    • Goals per game 81
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 7 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 10 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 12 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 12 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 13 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 12 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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