• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 25 February 2017
  • Kick-off: 17:30
  • Venue: The American Express Community Stadium

Brighton and Hove Albion

Brighton and Hove Albion

Baldock 34"

Murphy 55"

Knockaert 79"

3 - 0

Reading

Reading

Brighton and Hove Albion vs Reading


Team Lineups

Brighton and Hove Albion

13 Stockdale
2 Saltor
5 Dunk
22 Duffy
12 Pocognoli
11 Knockaert79"
14 Sidwell
6 Stephens
15 Murphy55"
17 Murray
9 Baldock34"
Substitutes
4 Hunemeier
7 Kayal
10 Hemed
20 March
26 Walton
27 Tomori
28 Akpom

Reading

26 Al Habsi
2 Gunter
5 McShane
16 Moore
24 Blackett
6 Evans
23 Williams
54 Mutch
7 Beerens
18 Kermorgant
12 McCleary
Substitutes
4 van den Berg
8 Swift
11 Obita
25 Popa
31 Jaakkola
38 Kelly
50 Grabban

Possession Stats

30%
70%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Brighton and Hove Albion

W L W W W W W L

Reading

L W W W L W W L


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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

90:00 +1.5
 

A cross is delivered by Roy Beerens.

90:00 +0.45
 

Daniel Williams takes a shot. Blocked by Shane Duffy.

90:00 +0.31
 

The ball is crossed by Tyler Blackett.

89:08
 

Daniel Williams takes a shot. Blocked by Shane Duffy.

88:24
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Liam Kelly.

87:58
 

Bruno Saltor makes a clearance.

87:20
 

Free kick taken by Tyler Blackett.

87:04
 

Bruno Saltor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis Grabban.

83:33
 

Clearance by Fikayo Tomori.

83:30
 

Dale Stephens makes a clearance.

82:32
Substitution
 

Fikayo Tomori is brought on as a substitute for Sebastien Pocognoli.

82:11
 

Clearance made by Lewis Dunk.

81:12
Substitution
 

(Brighton) makes a substitution, with Chuba Akpom coming on for Sam Baldock.

80:57
 

Clearance by Shane Duffy.

79:24
Goal
 

Anthony Knockaert slots the ball left footed into the goal. Brighton 3-0 Reading.Assist on the goal came from Jamie Murphy.

76:14
Substitution
 

Tomer Hemed replaces Glenn Murray.

74:11
 

Shot by Chris Gunter went wide of the left-hand post.

74:07
 

Yann Kermorgant has an effort at goal. Lewis Dunk gets a block in.

73:10
 

Unfair challenge on Lewis Grabban by Steve Sidwell results in a free kick.

72:26
 

Clearance made by Lewis Dunk.

71:27
Substitution
 

Lewis Grabban on for Garath McCleary.

70:15
 

Sam Baldock takes a shot and went wide of the right hand upright.

69:35
 

Free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

69:15
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Glenn Murray on Liam Moore.

69:09
 

David Stockdale restarts play with the free kick.

68:39
 

Unfair challenge on Shane Duffy by Yann Kermorgant results in a free kick.

68:25
Substitution
 

George Evans goes off and Liam Kelly comes on.

68:00
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dale Stephens on Chris Gunter.

67:19
 

Anthony Knockaert fouled by George Evans, the ref awards a free kick.

66:26
 

Dale Stephens makes a clearance.

66:23
 

John Swift fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick. Lewis Dunk gets a block in.

65:17
 

Daniel Williams fouled by Sebastien Pocognoli, the ref awards a free kick.

65:07
 

The ball is crossed by Tyler Blackett.

64:37
 

Free kick taken by Shane Duffy.

64:17
 

Tyler Blackett challenges Dale Stephens unfairly and gives away a free kick.

61:53
 

Ali Al Habsi restarts play with the free kick.

61:23
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Glenn Murray.

58:44
 

Liam Moore takes the free kick.

58:33
 

Roy Beerens fouled by Glenn Murray, the ref awards a free kick.

56:10
Substitution
 

John Swift joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jordon Mutch.

55:23
Goal
 

Jamie Murphy scores with a right foot finish. Brighton 2-0 Reading.The assist for the goal came from Dale Stephens.

55:08
 

Short corner taken by Roy Beerens.

54:21
 

George Evans takes a weak shot and missed to the right of the goal.

54:18
 

Headed chance falls to Daniel Williams. Shane Duffy gets a block in.

54:15
 

A cross is delivered by Roy Beerens.

53:34
 

Roy Beerens takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

52:30
 

Bruno Saltor challenges Roy Beerens unfairly and gives away a free kick.

52:05
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jamie Murphy.

51:56
 

Shot by Jamie Murphy. Blocked by Paul McShane.

51:01
 

Clearance by Tyler Blackett.

50:19
 

Paul McShane manages to make a clearance.

49:03
 

Shane Duffy restarts play with the free kick.

48:22
 

Unfair challenge on Bruno Saltor by Roy Beerens results in a free kick.

47:49
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Anthony Knockaert.

47:09
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Anthony Knockaert.

46:40
 

Clearance by Paul McShane.

45:28
 

Glenn Murray has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

Half time
 

The ref blows to end the first period.

45:00 +0.35
 

Lewis Dunk makes a clearance.

45:00 +0.2
 

Paul McShane restarts play with the free kick.

44:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steve Sidwell on Yann Kermorgant.

43:05
 

Jamie Murphy manages to make a clearance.

42:11
 

Corner taken by Anthony Knockaert from the left by-line.

41:43
 

Chris Gunter makes a clearance.

41:37
 

Anthony Knockaert takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Ali Al Habsi saves with their feet.

40:17
 

Yann Kermorgant gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dale Stephens.

39:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Glenn Murray on Liam Moore.

38:14
 

Header at goal by Paul McShane goes right of the post.

38:02
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Garath McCleary.

36:35
 

Daniel Williams takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Steve Sidwell.

34:32
Goal
 

Sam Baldock slots the ball right footed into the goal. Brighton 1-0 Reading.The assist for the goal came from Bruno Saltor.

33:54
 

Header by Yann Kermorgant goes harmlessly over the bar.

33:50
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Garath McCleary.

32:11
 

Anthony Knockaert has an effort at goal. Save by David Stockdale.

28:22
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordon Mutch by Glenn Murray.

28:16
 

Sam Baldock takes a shot and bounces off the post.

27:28
 

Free kick taken by Garath McCleary.

26:26
 

Daniel Williams fouled by Steve Sidwell, the ref awards a free kick.

23:29
 

Tyler Blackett manages to make a clearance.

23:22
 

A cross is delivered by Bruno Saltor.

22:58
 

Header at goal by Glenn Murray misses left of the target.

22:56
 

Jamie Murphy produces a cross.

22:45
 

Anthony Knockaert has an effort at goal. Blocked by Liam Moore.

22:15
 

The ball is swung over by Sebastien Pocognoli.

21:51
 

George Evans manages to make a clearance.

20:58
 

Corner taken by Garath McCleary.

19:47
 

Roy Beerens restarts play with the free kick.

19:33
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordon Mutch by Dale Stephens.

14:37
 

Clearance made by Tyler Blackett.

14:34
 

The ball is sent over by Jamie Murphy.

14:14
 

Shot by Bruno Saltor missed to the left of the target.

7:26
 

Header by Shane Duffy misses left.

7:21
 

Corner taken by Anthony Knockaert from the right by-line.

6:16
 

Paul McShane makes a clearance.

3:42
 

Sebastien Pocognoli sends in a cross.

2:43
 

Steve Sidwell challenges Daniel Williams unfairly and gives away a free kick.

2:11
 

Shot by Anthony Knockaert went wide of the left-hand upright.

:51
 

Free kick crossed by Anthony Knockaert.

:11
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Glenn Murray by Liam Moore.

:11
 

Glenn Murray fouled by Tyler Blackett, the ref awards a free kick. Foul on Anthony Knockaert.

:7
 

Unfair challenge on Anthony Knockaert by Tyler Blackett results in a free kick.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.