Brighton 1 Newcastle 2 – Tuesday 28 February 2017 7.45pm
What a match.
A little bit of everything and enjoy once again all the key moments below.
Brighton had the best of the early stages but just look at that penalty decision.
Justice was best served cold and late though.
No doubt at this very moment millions of schoolkids around the world are attempting to replicate ‘The Diame’…
What a goal that winner was though, a brilliant 60 yard diagonal ball from Ritchie but what a take down by Christian Atsu.
The way he then looked up and waited for Perez to have that yard of space was also very impressive, then the finish from the Spaniard was exquisite.
Then just look at the crowd scenes at the end of this footage below.
Stats from BBC Sport:
Brighton 1 Newcastle 2
Newcastle: Diame 81, Perez 89
Brighton: Murray 14 (pen)
Possession was Brighton 46% Newcastle 54%
Total shots were Brighton 10 Newcastle 19
Shots on target were Brighton 6 Newcastle 8
Corners were Brighton 3 Newcastle 6
Referee: Robert Madley
Darlow, Yedlin, Lascelles, Clark, Dummett, Ritchie, Colback (Murphy 74), Shelvey, Atsu, Diame, Gouffran (Perez 82)
Elliot, Hanley, Gamez, Anita, Mitrovic
Crowd: 30,230 (Newcastle 2,700)
(Rafa Benitez loving it after the fightback – read it HERE)
(To read the instant fan/writer reaction to Brighton 1 Newcastle 2 go HERE)
(Read HERE what Joe Dixon had to say straight after the final whistle)
(To view the player ratings by fans and to add your own go HERE)
(Chris Hughton thought it was a ‘Sickener’, read what he had to say HERE)
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