Bridcutt stuns Cumbrians

Liam Bridcutt fired a stoppage-time winner to earn Brighton their sixth straight home league win as they beat Carlisle 4-3.

Last Updated: 05/03/11 at 20:37 Post Comment

Bridcutt: Netted the winner

Bridcutt: Netted the winner

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Carlisle, the last side to win at Brighton in the League last April, stunned the leaders by going ahead after only three minutes. The Seagulls failed to clear a corner from James Berrett and the ball bounced out to Tom Taiwo, who beat goalkeeper Casper Ankergren with a shot from the edge of the area.

Carlisle keeper Adam Collin saved well from Craig Noone before Glenn Murray levelled with his 17th goal of the season after being put through by strike partner Ashley Barnes.

Brighton were wasteful immediately after the break, with central defenders Gordon Greer and Tommy Elphick heading over from good positions. But Barnes latched on to a clever pass from Bridcutt to put the Seagulls ahead, smashing in a powerful angled shot.

Carlisle equalised on the hour through Ben Marshall, who finished impressively following a move involving substitute Francois Zoko and Berrett.

Barnes restored Brighton's lead in the 63rd minute following a ball over the top, scoring with the outside of his right boot with a shot which went in off the post. Substitute Harry Arter looked to have earned the Cumbrians a point on his debut when he scored two minutes into added time, but there was still enough left for the Seagulls.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Monday, 11 May 2015
19:45
Swindon 5-5 Sheff Utd  
Sunday, 10 May 2015
12:15
Preston 3-0 Chesterfld Report
Thursday, 07 May 2015
19:45
Chesterfld 0-1 Preston Report
Sheff Utd 1-2 Swindon Report
Sunday, 03 May 2015
12:15
Barnsley 5-0 Rochdale Report
Bristol C 8-2 Walsall Report
Colchester 1-0 Preston Report
Crawley 1-2 Coventry Report
Crewe 0-1 Bradford Report
Doncaster 5-2 Scunthorpe Report

Footer 365

Hull suffer Premier League relegation as Newcastle beat West Ham

Hull City suffered relegation on a goal-laden final day in the Premier League after Newcastle secured a 2-0 victory over West Ham.

Hull 0-0 Manchester United: Steve Bruce's men suffer final day relegation

Hull City were relegated from the Premier League after they drew 0-0 with Man Utd, who had Marouane Fellaini sent off.

Sam Allardyce leaves West Ham with club not renewing contract

West Ham have started their search for a new manager after deciding not to renew Sam Allardyce's contract.

Mail Box

Only One Real Manager Of The Year

Winning the Premier League with the best squad in the Premier League is only par; Ronald Koeman did a whole lot better. Plus, the last word on Raheem and...

Don't Slate Sterling For Ambition...

Raheem Sterling deserves credit for his desire to quit Liverpool, according to one mailboxer. Also: why football should not be compared to business and Degsy's latest spot of bother...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company