Newcastle theatre late fightback to kick Brighton

Newcastle players celebrate

Newcastle are usually a second visiting group to win during Brighton this season

Mohamed Diame and Ayoze Perez scored in a final 10 mins as Newcastle came from behind to waylay a thespian feat during Brighton and pierce behind to a tip of a Championship.

The Seagulls looked set to open a four-point lead over a Magpies during a tip interjection to a chastisement from Glenn Murray.

But Diame equalised when Christian Atsu’s shot looped adult off his boot.

And afterwards Atsu crossed from a left for surrogate Perez, who had usually come on 7 mins earlier, to glow home.

The feat moves Newcastle dual points above Brighton as they try to lapse to a Premier League during a initial time of asking.

The Seagulls were dismissed adult for this top-of-the list competition and done a glorious start, camping in a Newcastle half and forcing Karl Darlow into dual saves before he was beaten by a spot-kick from Murray.

But a chastisement was controversial, with Murray and Ciaran Clark appearing to combat any other, yet Bobby Madley forked to a spot.

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Glenn Murray’s idea was his 17th of a season

Soon after, left-back Sebastien Pocognoli was forced off with an damage to be transposed by Chelsea loanee Fikayo Tomori and Newcastle took advantage of a disruption.

They started to browbeat possession with Atsu looking dangerous on a right, yet unsuccessful to unequivocally difficulty David Stockdale until first-half blocking time when a Brighton goalkeeper had to repudiate Matt Ritchie and Atsu.

Although Paul Dummett brilliantly privileged off a line from Lewis Dunk during a start of a second half, Brighton became drifting with Yoan Gouffran unwell to gain on mistakes by Steve Sidwell and Stockwell.

Brighton had their moments yet Newcastle looked a some-more dangerous side, even yet they were let down by bad finishing, before they finally pennyless through.

King of a comebacks

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez, concerned in some thespian comebacks during his career, masterminded another one with his dual late substitutions.

The initial replacement, Daryl Murphy, had already turn a latest actor to be denied by Stockdale when a Magpies finally equalised with one of a many weird goals of a season.

Atsu, who had been a consistent threat to Brighton all night, attempted his fitness from a dilemma of a area and a round ricocheted off not one, yet dual colleagues, Diame being a second, before anticipating a approach into a roof of a net.

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Mo Diame’s propitious idea left a home throng stunned

A notation later, Benitez threw on Spanish striker Perez for a greedy Gouffran, and within 7 mins he had strike a winner.

Atsu led a counterclaim on a happy dance once again, after a glorious unconditional 60-yard pass from Matt Ritchie, before channel resolutely from a left for Perez to impact home from tighten range.

Magpies’ tough run

Given their subsequent few fixtures, it could be a critical feat for Newcastle as they face each other group in a stream tip 7 in a subsequent few weeks.

They transport to third-placed Huddersfield, who now route them by 8 points, on Saturday and afterwards go to Reading subsequent Tuesday. By a center of Apr they also have to face Fulham, Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds.

By contrast, Leeds, Derby and Norwich are a usually other sides in a tip half of a list who Brighton will face in their remaining 12 games.

The Seagulls are perplexing to win their initial graduation to a tip moody given 1982-83 after blank out so rigourously final season. Having been pipped on idea disproportion by Middlesbrough to finish third, they afterwards mislaid to Sheffield Wednesday in a play-off semi-finals.

What a managers said

Brighton manager Chris Hughton: “Was it [the equaliser] a sickener? Yes, and we don’t consider it was a outcome we deserved.

“I’ve seen a chastisement and there is no doubt Clark has his hands all over him. The arbitrate was in a good position to see it. we consider it was a penalty.

“But afterwards it’s one of those unequivocally hapless goals. we wondered during a time how it had left in.

“But that gives Newcastle movement going into that final period. we didn’t consider we were during a best currently yet we still suspicion we would go on to win.”

Newcastle trainer Rafael Benitez: “It was formidable when we play opposite a good group and with a advantage of idea from chastisement that wasn’t, it was some-more difficult.

“Watching a replay of a chastisement he was pulling a player. But a greeting of a group was good.

“We were formulating chances and we have to be gratified with a opening of everyone, on a representation and off a bench.

“We combined a lot of good situations before we got a small bit lucky. And Ayoze was ease and stoical for a winner.”

Live Text

Match ends, Brighton and Hove Albion 1, Newcastle United 2.

Second Half ends, Brighton and Hove Albion 1, Newcastle United 2.

Jamaal Lascelles (Newcastle United) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Foul by Shane Duffy (Brighton and Hove Albion).

Attempt missed. Matt Ritchie (Newcastle United) left footed shot from outward a box misses to a right. Assisted by Paul Dummett.

Glenn Murray (Brighton and Hove Albion) is shown a yellow label for a bad foul.

Matt Ritchie (Newcastle United) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Foul by Glenn Murray (Brighton and Hove Albion).

Goal! Brighton and Hove Albion 1, Newcastle United 2. Ayoze Pérez (Newcastle United) right footed shot from a centre of a box to a bottom left corner. Assisted by Christian Atsu.

Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Solly Mar replaces Anthony Knockaert.

Attempt missed. Daryl Murphy (Newcastle United) left footed shot from outward a box is too high. Assisted by Ayoze Pérez.

Substitution, Newcastle United. Ayoze Pérez replaces Yoan Gouffran.

Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Beram Kayal replaces Sam Baldock.

Goal! Brighton and Hove Albion 1, Newcastle United 1. Mohamed Diamé (Newcastle United) right footed shot from a centre of a box to a tip right corner. Assisted by Daryl Murphy following a corner.

Attempt missed. Christian Atsu (Newcastle United) left footed shot from a centre of a box misses to a right following a corner.

Corner, Newcastle United. Conceded by David Stockdale.

Attempt missed. Daryl Murphy (Newcastle United) header from a centre of a box is close, yet misses to a right. Assisted by Matt Ritchie with a cross.

Mohamed Diamé (Newcastle United) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Foul by Glenn Murray (Brighton and Hove Albion).

Attempt saved. Daryl Murphy (Newcastle United) header from a centre of a box is saved in a centre of a goal. Assisted by Matt Ritchie with a cross.

Corner, Newcastle United. Conceded by Bruno.

Substitution, Newcastle United. Daryl Murphy replaces Jack Colback.

Foul by Mohamed Diamé (Newcastle United).

Shane Duffy (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jamie Murphy (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from outward a box is too high. Assisted by Fikayo Tomori.

Yoan Gouffran (Newcastle United) wins a giveaway flog in a aggressive half.

Foul by Steve Sidwell (Brighton and Hove Albion).

Offside, Newcastle United. Ciaran Clark tries a by ball, yet Yoan Gouffran is held offside.

Corner, Brighton and Hove Albion. Conceded by DeAndre Yedlin.

Attempt saved. Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle United) right footed shot from outward a box is saved in a bottom right corner.

Shane Duffy (Brighton and Hove Albion) is shown a yellow label for a bad foul.

Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle United) wins a giveaway flog in a aggressive half.

Foul by Shane Duffy (Brighton and Hove Albion).

Paul Dummett (Newcastle United) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Foul by Anthony Knockaert (Brighton and Hove Albion).

Attempt saved. Yoan Gouffran (Newcastle United) right footed shot from outward a box is saved in a centre of a goal.

Attempt blocked. Christian Atsu (Newcastle United) left footed shot from a centre of a box is blocked. Assisted by Paul Dummett with a cross.

Attempt saved. Anthony Knockaert (Brighton and Hove Albion) left footed shot from a right side of a box is saved in a bottom right corner. Assisted by Sam Baldock.

Foul by Jack Colback (Newcastle United).

Glenn Murray (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

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