Aug 19, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ​Elland Road
LeedsLeeds United
0-2
BrightonBrighton & Hove Albion

Austin (4'), Warnock (5'), Murphy (50'), Byram (67'), Pearce (83')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Teixeira (5'), Lua Lua (84')
Holla (36')

Sami Hyypia hails Brighton & Hove Albion players after win over Leeds United

Brighton & Hove Albion manager Sami Hyypia praises the battling qualities of his side following the 2-0 win over Leeds United.

Sami Hyypia has admitted that he was delighted with the fight shown by his Brighton & Hove Albion players in the 2-0 victory over Leeds United on Tuesday night.

Goals from Joao Teixeira and Kazenga LuaLua were enough to earn Hyypia his first win in the Championship since taking over earlier in the summer, and the Seagulls boss was keen to pay tribute to his players after the final whistle.

"The first half was very good football and we dominated the game and showed what we can do," the Finn told BBC Radio 5 live.

"These Championship games are always a battle and we were fighting very hard, and it's battle you have to win if you want to win these games. The players were excellent today and I'm very happy."

Brighton return to action against Bolton Wanderers on Saturday afternoon.

Sami Hyypia, manager of Brighton & Hove Albion, looks on prior to the friendly match against Partick Thistle at Arena Football Center on July 12, 2014
Read Next:
Result: Brighton claim first win of season
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account