The Madejski Stadium

Next Game

Reading v Millwall

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 20:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Portman Road

Last Game

Ipswich 2 - 0 Millwall

Saturday, 13 September 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Brighton impress Jackett

Millwall manager Kenny Jackett paid tribute to Brighton after they came from behind to draw 2-2 with his side at the Amex Stadium.

Last Updated: 19/12/12 at 06:48 Post Comment

Kenny Jackett: Happy to get something out of the game at Brighton

Kenny Jackett: Happy to get something out of the game at Brighton

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

The Lions looked on course for victory after Chris Wood put them 2-0 up in the Championship clash but Brighton hit back hard and Kazenga LuaLua made it 2-1 before a late David Lopez penalty ensured the spoils were shared.

Jackett said: "Brighton are a very, very good side and probably the best team we have played.

"But I'm pleased with the performance and result. We created a number of chances in the first half and then we came under pressure but I was pleased that we took something from the game."

Wood is on loan from West Brom and Jackett says he is not sure whether he will be able to hang on to the 10-goal striker.

"I'm sure that Chris wants to stay," he said. "We are keen on him but we will have to see how it develops.

"I know that he likes it at Millwall. He has been playing and has been first choice.

"He is with us at present and his second goal was an absolute screamer. It's tough for him and he tired towards the end but we need to support him the best we can."

Jackett was forced to bring Jack Smith into the midfield before kick-off in place of the injured Andy Keogh.

"Unfortunately, Andy has a broken toe and we couldn't inject it," said the manager.

"We had to change the team because Andy didn't feel good enough to play but the squad has to adapt and Jack Smith came in and delivered an excellent performance."

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

C

an we get one on the similarities between this year's Arsenal and 5 years ago. Or any other number you care to pick frankly...it shouldn't be hard.

mc1728
Liverpool: Five Similiarities Five Years On

R

icky van Wolfswinkel's remarkable record of one goal from one game at least deserves an honourable mention. And I'm willing to bet that at least one of Costa, Ulloa or Enner Valencia will earn a place on the list by the end of the season. Probably not Costa

stevenjameshyde
Top Ten PL Strikers Who Started Like A Train...

I

will also give up birthday Christmas and bacon for this to happen

badwolf
Ronaldo return ‘in place’

Footer 365

Premier League: Jose Mourinho confirms Eden Hazard's Chelsea contract talks ongoing

Jose Mourinho is confident Eden Hazard will commit his future to Chelsea, with talks ongoing over a contract extension.

Daley Blind backs Louis van Gaal's brutally honest approach at Manchester United

Daley Blind says Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal's brutally honest manner is good for team-building.

Premier League: Manchester United winger Angel di Maria delighted with Old Trafford bow

Manchester United winger Angel di Maria was delighted with his Old Trafford debut after the 4-0 win over QPR.

Mail Box

Who's More Miserable - Baggies Or Mags?

There's not a lot to choose between the misery of West Brom fans and the misery of Newcastle fans. We have mails on them, 'only QPR' and lots on Man United...

Forget it, Ronaldo Won't Come Back

A varied morning mailbox, with thoughts on Ronaldo, Daley Blind = Michael Carrick, Ed Woodward redemption, stick with Pardew, QPR's name change and marbles...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property