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Brighton   1 - 2   Norwich

Brighton 1-2 Norwich

Brighton 1-2 Norwich

Norwich came from behind to take the points at struggling Brighton with two goals in the last 10 minutes.

Former Wolves winger Elliott Bennett gave Brighton the lead with a low free-kick through a crowded area.

Albion striker Glenn Murray was then twice denied by goal-line clearances from Michael Nelson and Simon Lappin.

But Grant Holt levelled with a deflected shot into the roof of the net and the Canaries snatched the victory through Gary Doherty's late header.


Norwich manager Paul Lambert told BBC Radio Norfolk:

"What's said in the dressing room stays there, but the lads came out and responded brilliantly, a big effort and I was delighted with them second half.

"At one stage there we had McNamee up front, we had Holt, Martin, Hoolahan, Johnson, we had to go for it and it paid off again.

"We had to win the game and I'm absolutely delighted, but it's the lads that do it. They're the ones that go and win the game for us."

Brighton boss Gus Poyet told BBC Sussex:

"Same old story. You cannot give the team at the top the chance to equalise and go on and win the game.

"I'm not impressed because I know what I got, I know what we're capable of. "


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Saturday, 13 February 2010

League One

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Brighton 1-2 Norwich FT
(HT 1-0)
  • Bennett 21
  • Holt 80
  • Doherty 84

Brighton

  • 01 Kuipers
  • 04 Elphick
  • 19 Calderon yellow card
  • 22 Painter
  • 23 Virgo
  • 08 Navarro (Hart 85)
  • 11 LuaLua (Dicker 61)
  • 20 Crofts
  • 26 Bennett
  • 17 Murray
  • 33 Holroyd (Carole 61 yellow card)

Substitutes

  • 29 Brezovan,
  • 06 El-Abd,
  • 27 Hoyte,
  • 15 Hart,
  • 18 Dicker,
  • 21 Carole,
  • 10 Dickinson

Norwich

  • 21 Forster yellow card
  • 05 Nelson (Johnson 74)
  • 06 Martin
  • 12 Doherty
  • 23 Rose
  • 14 Hoolahan (Spillane 87)
  • 19 Lappin yellow card
  • 20 Russell
  • 30 Smith (McNamee 63)
  • 09 Holt
  • 16 Martin

Substitutes

  • 13 Rudd,
  • 15 Spillane,
  • 04 Gill,
  • 08 Hughes,
  • 24 McNamee,
  • 38 Dawkin,
  • 32 Johnson
Ref: WhitestoneAtt: 7,258
BRIGHTON
NORWICH

Possession

  • Brighton 55%
  • Norwich 45%

Attempts on target

  • Brighton 4
  • Norwich 3

Attempts off target

  • Brighton 3
  • Norwich 6

Corners

  • Brighton 4
  • Norwich 6

Fouls

  • Brighton 15
  • Norwich 12
  • Final Result
  • Full Time
  • 90:00+4:18 The match has reached full-time.
  • 90:00+3:12 Inigo Calderon produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.
  • 90:00+2:04 Booking Fraser Forster booked.
  • 90:00+1:41 Effort on goal by Andrew Crofts from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.
  • 90:00+0:50 Inigo Calderon fouled by Russell Martin, the ref awards a free kick. Elliott Bennett crosses the ball in from the free kick, Grant Holt manages to make a clearance.
  • 86:20 Substitution Wesley Hoolahan leaves the field to be replaced by Michael Spillane.
  • 84:22 Gary Dicker fouled by Simon Lappin, the ref awards a free kick. Marcos Painter takes the direct free kick.
  • 84:04 Substitution Alan Navarro leaves the field to be replaced by Gary Hart.
  • 83:13 The assist for the goal came from Darel Russell.
  • 83:13 GOAL - Gary DohertyBrighton 1 - 2 Norwich Gary Doherty finds the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Brighton 1-2 Norwich.
  • 82:51 Darel Russell delivers the ball,
  • 82:51 Booking The referee books Inigo Calderon for unsporting behaviour.
  • 82:34 Free kick awarded for a foul by Inigo Calderon on Wesley Hoolahan.
  • 81:42 Effort from inside the area by Oli Johnson misses to the left of the target.
  • 79:48 Assist by Wesley Hoolahan.
  • 79:48 GOAL - Grant HoltBrighton 1 - 1 Norwich Grant Holt gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Brighton 1-1 Norwich.
  • 78:03 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Simon Lappin by Gary Dicker. Direct free kick taken by Russell Martin.
  • 74:49 Corner from the left by-line taken by Elliott Bennett, Glenn Murray takes a shot. Simon Lappin makes a clearance.
  • 73:50 Substitution Oli Johnson replaces Michael Nelson.
  • 73:33 Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Anthony McNamee from the left by-line, Elliott Bennett makes a clearance.
  • 72:54 Corner from the left by-line taken by Anthony McNamee, Andrew Crofts makes a clearance.
  • 72:37 Booking Sebastien Carole is shown a yellow card for dissent.
  • 71:19 Tommy Elphick gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Wesley Hoolahan. Darel Russell produces a cross, Effort from inside the six-yard box by Chris Martin goes wide right of the goal.
  • 69:38 Free kick taken by Tommy Elphick.
  • 69:38 Booking Simon Lappin receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
  • 69:24 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Crofts by Simon Lappin.
  • 67:53 Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Elliott Bennett, clearance made by Russell Martin.
  • 67:02 Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Wesley Hoolahan misses to the left of the goal.
  • 66:20 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Simon Lappin by Sebastien Carole. Free kick taken by Fraser Forster.
  • 65:46 Elliott Bennett takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Russell Martin manages to make a clearance.
  • 62:37 Substitution Anthony McNamee replaces Korey Smith.
  • 62:19 Unfair challenge on Russell Martin by Glenn Murray results in a free kick. Russell Martin takes the direct free kick.
  • 60:43 Substitution Chris Holroyd goes off and Sebastien Carole comes on.
  • 60:43 Substitution (Brighton) makes a substitution, with Gary Dicker coming on for Kazenga LuaLua.
  • 55:36 Outswinging corner taken by Simon Lappin from the left by-line, Effort on goal by Gary Doherty from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
  • 53:37 Unfair challenge on Darel Russell by Glenn Murray results in a free kick. Michael Rose takes the free kick.
  • 51:56 Handball by Inigo Calderon. Simon Lappin delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing.
  • 49:41 The official flags Glenn Murray offside. Free kick taken by Fraser Forster.
  • 48:40 Tommy Elphick fouled by Grant Holt, the ref awards a free kick. Michel Kuipers takes the free kick.
  • 48:08 Unfair challenge on Russell Martin by Kazenga LuaLua results in a free kick. Russell Martin takes the free kick.
  • 47:02 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Martin by Marcos Painter. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Darel Russell, clearance by Marcos Painter.
  • 45:54 Russell Martin has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the target.
  • 45:01 The referee gets the second half started.
  • Half Time
  • 45:00+1:03 It is the end of the first-half.
  • Correction - 44:08 Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Holt on Marcos Painter. Free kick taken by Michel Kuipers.
  • 44:08 Unfair challenge on Marcos Painter by Grant Holt results in a free kick. Michel Kuipers restarts play with the free kick.
  • 43:18 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wesley Hoolahan by Inigo Calderon. Free kick taken by Darel Russell.
  • 41:28 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Rose by Glenn Murray. Fraser Forster takes the free kick.
  • 39:33 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Glenn Murray by Gary Doherty. Tommy Elphick restarts play with the free kick.
  • 37:12 Corner taken by Simon Lappin played to the near post, clearance made by Glenn Murray.
  • 36:28 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wesley Hoolahan by Alan Navarro. Wesley Hoolahan restarts play with the free kick.
  • 35:51 Foul by Glenn Murray on Korey Smith, free kick awarded. Russell Martin takes the direct free kick.
  • 31:54 Glenn Murray takes a shot. Michael Nelson manages to make a clearance.
  • 29:49 Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Simon Lappin from the left by-line, Elliott Bennett manages to make a clearance.
  • 29:07 Unfair challenge on Korey Smith by Glenn Murray results in a free kick. Fraser Forster takes the indirect free kick.
  • 28:26 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Virgo by Chris Martin. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Adam Virgo.
  • 27:29 Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Martin on Michel Kuipers. Free kick taken by Michel Kuipers.
  • Correction - 26:47 A cross is delivered by Russell Martin, Marcos Painter gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Simon Lappin, clearance by Adam Virgo.
  • 26:47 Chris Martin produces a cross, Marcos Painter gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Simon Lappin, clearance made by Adam Virgo.
  • 24:28 Wesley Hoolahan fouled by Elliott Bennett, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Simon Lappin from left channel.
  • 20:16 GOAL - Elliott BennettBrighton 1 - 0 Norwich Elliott Bennett finds the net with a goal direct from the free kick from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Brighton 1-0 Norwich.
  • 19:32 Korey Smith concedes a free kick for a foul on Kazenga LuaLua.
  • 18:42 Headed effort from inside the area by Grant Holt misses to the left of the target.
  • 15:08 Wesley Hoolahan is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Michel Kuipers restarts play with the free kick.
  • 13:30 Chris Martin takes a shot. Save made by Michel Kuipers.
  • 12:55 Unfair challenge on Chris Holroyd by Gary Doherty results in a free kick. Elliott Bennett produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Fraser Forster.
  • 8:05 Michael Rose challenges Glenn Murray unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alan Navarro restarts play with the free kick.
  • 7:00 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kazenga LuaLua by Simon Lappin. Alan Navarro restarts play with the free kick.
  • 6:17 Grant Holt fouled by Tommy Elphick, the ref awards a free kick. Grant Holt takes the direct free kick.
  • 4:48 The assistant referee flags for offside against Wesley Hoolahan. Direct free kick taken by Adam Virgo.
  • 3:45 Elliott Bennett takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, save by Fraser Forster.
  • 1:09 Glenn Murray produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the right-hand post.
  • 0:00 The referee gets the game underway.

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League One table snapshot

As it stood on 13 Feb 2010 23:59 UK

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Norwich 31 34 66
2 Leeds United 29 29 62
3 Charlton 30 20 57
4 Colchester 30 16 56
5 Swindon 29 10 53
6 Millwall 30 13 52
7 Huddersfield 29 20 48
8 MK Dons 30 1 46
9 Bristol Rovers 29 -9 39
10 Brentford 29 1 38
11 Carlisle 29 1 37
12 Walsall 29 1 37
13 Leyton Orient 30 -5 36
14 Yeovil 30 -2 35
15 Southampton 28 15 34
16 Southend 30 -9 32
17 Hartlepool 30 -10 32
18 Oldham 28 -10 32
19 Exeter 31 -12 31
20 Gillingham 31 -12 30
21 Brighton 30 -14 30
22 Tranmere 30 -22 30
23 Wycombe 31 -25 24
24 Stockport 29 -31 17


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