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Brighton 0-0 Huddersfield Town

Liverpool loan player Joao Teixeira
Liverpool loan player Joao Teixeira has scored six goals in 34 appearances for Brighton

Huddersfield secured their Championship status by grinding out a draw with Brighton & Hove Albion.

Greg Halford fired into the side-netting before Mustapha Carayol as Brighton went close in the first half.

Jacob Butterfield and Nakhi Wells both hit the woodwork for Huddersfield in the closing stages.

The point ended a run of three successive defeats for Brighton, who are seven points above the relegation zone.

The Seagulls have not scored a goal through one of their own players for nine hours and 20 minutes.

Midfielder Joao Teixeira, who is on loan at Brighton from Liverpool, was carried off on a stretcher after a challenge on Wells in the closing stages.

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Chris Hughton: Brighton boss on draw with Huddersfield

Brighton manager Chris Hughton:

"The best thing to do from my point of view is to make sure we find out exactly what it is.

"He's gone to hospital for an X-ray and we know it was on his right ankle."

Huddersfield manager Chris Powell:

"I want us to top what we've done in previous seasons. I'd love us to get to 60 points, which would be something to achieve.

"I want us to finish the season unbeaten and we have still got another nine points to play for."

Line-ups

Brighton

  • 13Stockdale
  • 2Bruno
  • 33Halford
  • 5Dunk
  • 30BennettBooked at 86mins
  • 28Kayal
  • 6Stephens
  • 14CalderonBooked at 67mins
  • 17J TeixeiraBooked at 76minsSubstituted forO'Gradyat 80'minutes
  • 32CarayolBooked at 48minsSubstituted forLua Luaat 59'minutes
  • 19BestSubstituted forMackail-Smithat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Greer
  • 11O'Grady
  • 12Mackail-Smith
  • 18Forster-Caskey
  • 24Ince
  • 25Lua Lua
  • 31Walton

Huddersfield

  • 1Smithies
  • 27SmithBooked at 20mins
  • 4Hudson
  • 33Lynch
  • 7Scannell
  • 8Butterfield
  • 28Gobern
  • 10CoadyBooked at 34mins
  • 3JamesBooked at 72mins
  • 11Miller
  • 21WellsSubstituted forWallaceat 90+7'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Edgar
  • 6Hogg
  • 13Murphy
  • 15Wallace
  • 18Lolley
  • 25Carroll
  • 45Majewski
Referee:
Andy D'Urso
Attendance:
23,270

Match Stats

Home TeamBrightonAway TeamHuddersfield
Possession
Home65%
Away35%
Shots
Home16
Away10
Shots on Target
Home0
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home11
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Brighton and Hove Albion 0, Huddersfield Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Brighton and Hove Albion 0, Huddersfield Town 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Huddersfield Town. Murray Wallace replaces Nahki Wells.

Attempt missed. Beram Kayal (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Bruno (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Oscar Gobern (Huddersfield Town).

Foul by Lewis Dunk (Brighton and Hove Albion).

Conor Coady (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Brighton and Hove Albion. Conceded by Joel Lynch.

Attempt blocked. Íñigo Calderón (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Bruno.

Attempt missed. Oscar Gobern (Huddersfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Nahki Wells.

Foul by Beram Kayal (Brighton and Hove Albion).

Sean Scannell (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Kazenga Lua Lua (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tommy Smith (Huddersfield Town).

Attempt blocked. Nahki Wells (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Oscar Gobern.

Nahki Wells (Huddersfield Town) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Oscar Gobern.

Attempt saved. Jacob Butterfield (Huddersfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Sean Scannell.

Booking

Joe Bennett (Brighton and Hove Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Joe Bennett (Brighton and Hove Albion).

Nahki Wells (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Joe Bennett (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ishmael Miller (Huddersfield Town).

Attempt saved. Nahki Wells (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Oscar Gobern.

Attempt missed. Lewis Dunk (Brighton and Hove Albion) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Dale Stephens with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Brighton and Hove Albion. Conceded by Reece James.

Attempt blocked. Dale Stephens (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Chris O'Grady replaces João Teixeira because of an injury.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match João Teixeira (Brighton and Hove Albion) because of an injury.

Booking

João Teixeira (Brighton and Hove Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by João Teixeira (Brighton and Hove Albion).

Nahki Wells (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Huddersfield Town. Conceded by Greg Halford.

Booking

Reece James (Huddersfield Town) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Craig Mackail-Smith (Brighton and Hove Albion).

Tommy Smith (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Nahki Wells (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Lewis Dunk (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ishmael Miller (Huddersfield Town).

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17Bolton431311195261-950
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20Fulham42129215475-2145
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