Feb 12, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​Falmer Stadium
BrightonBrighton & Hove Albion
1-1
BlackburnBlackburn Rovers
Vicente (57' pen.)
Upson (22'), LuaLua (87')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Dann (24')
Lowe (20'), Kean (57'), Olsson (57'), Murphy (58'), Hanley (62')

Result: Blackburn Rovers hold Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium

Result: Blackburn hold Brighton at the Amex
© PA Photos
Blackburn Rovers hold Brighton & Hove Albion to a 1-1 draw at the Amex Stadium.

It has finished all square between Brighton & Hove Albion and Blackburn Rovers in their Championship clash at the Amex Stadium.

The first 20 minutes was a story of Brighton domination, as Vicente's constant involvement terrorised the Rovers defence.

He saw a couple of efforts repelled by Jake Kean, while Bruno also flashed wide of the goal.

After soaking up enormous amounts of pressure, it was Michael Appleton's men who took the lead against the run of play in the 24th minute, as Scott Dann headed home from Danny Murphy's corner.

DJ Campbell could have doubled the visitors' lead just before the break, but he headed over at the back post from Markus Olsson's supply.

Rovers felt that they should have had a penalty in the 50th minute when Jordan Rhodes's shot appeared to strike Adam El-Abd on the arm, but the referee waved away the protests.

The visitors were then outraged when the referee awarded Brighton a penalty for a similar offence just five minutes later, as the the linesman flagged Olsson for handball.

Vicente stepped up and gave Kean no chance as he rifled into the roof of the net to bring his team level.

Leonardo Ulloa nearly got on the end of the Spaniard's low drive across goal, but was inches away from making contact as the hosts continued to press forward.

Rovers put plenty of men behind the ball as they sought to protect a point, which they did despite more late pressure from Brighton.

Scott Dann
Read Next:
Half-Time Report: Dann heads Rovers in front
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City24212170185265
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd24165349163353
3Chelsea24155445162950
4Liverpool23138254282647
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs24136547222545
6Arsenal24126645311442
7Leicester CityLeicester249783632434
8Burnley249781921-234
9Everton2477102639-1328
10Watford2475123344-1126
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2468103042-1226
12Bournemouth2467112536-1125
13Crystal Palace2467112237-1525
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2466121941-2224
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2465132234-1223
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2458111733-1623
17Stoke CityStoke2465132550-2523
18Southampton24410102435-1122
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom24311101931-1220
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
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand