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Championship play-off semi-final: Brighton v Crystal Palace LIVE!

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Welcome to live coverage of the npower Championship play-off semi-final second leg between Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace. It is level pegging from the first leg after the game at Selhurst Park on Friday night finished 0-0. Can Ian Holloway's Palace make it through to a Wembley final against Watford? Or will big rivals Brighton send them packing?
LIVE BLOG GAME OVER! PALACE ARE GOING TO WEMBLEY. BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE! 90+2: Bolasie shoots wide. At the other end, Speroni saves comfortably from Barnes. 90 mins: Five mins of injury time. Zaha, the hero, off and replaced by O Keefe.87 mins:AND THERE IT IS! GOAL!!!!!!!! Zaha's second of the game, emphatically into the roof of the net from just inside the area. GAME OVER. 86 mins:Cleared. Palace now have the ball in the Brighton half. Another Eagles goal looking more likely than an equaliser. Palace fully deserve this so far.85 mins:ANOTHER CHANCE! It's Wilbraham again, shoots wide from the edge of the box after great build-up play from Zaha and Bolaise. But now, Brighton have a free kick...84 mins:CHANCE! Free header for Wilbraham but he fluffs his lines, 8 yards out. Wide.84 mins:Moritz shot deflected wide. Corner.83 mins:Seven minutes left. We can safely call this squeaky bum time...81 mins:Holloway's tactics haven't always gone down well with Palace fans, but you'd have to say he;s got it bang on tonight so far79 mins:Brighton starting to resort to long balls. Good signs for Palace.78 mins:29,518 at the AMEX tonight, including 1,962 Palace fans. At the moment, they're going home happy75 mins:Palace look full of belief here. Moxey, who's had a stormer, draws a foul from Buckley, who is booked.73 mins:Wasted. Good.72 mins: 18 minutes plus added time left. Lua Lua is on for Brighton, who now have a free kick..70 mins:More on the goal - great footwork from substitute Bolasie on the left, he got half a yard and produced an inswinging cross which was headed in by Zaha, who caught Wayne Bridge napping.69 mins:GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!! Zaha heads in after a brilliant Bolasie cross from the left.68 mins:CHANCE! Jedinak almost scrambles the corner home, but Brighton clear.67 mins: Palace corner, Upson clears Moxey's dangerous cross65 mins:That was a wonder save from Speroni. Barnes almost scored with his first touch, having just come on for Orlandi. Brilliant from Jules.64 mins:HUGE LET-OFF! Ashley Barnes, only on the pitch for 30 seconds, has an effort tipped onto the bar by Speroni. From the resulting corner, Albion have a header cleared off the line.63 mins:BOOKING: KG yellow carded for Palace.62 mins:Palace have one change left - how long before it's KP time?61 mins:DOUBLE CHANGE: Bolasie and Moritz on, Williams and Garvan off.60 mins:Williams appeals for a penalty after feeling he was bundled over in the area - Clattenburg has none of it. Replay suggests he slipped as much as the defender nudged him.59 mins:Bit of territoy for Brighton but still no chances to speak of for the home side.57 mins:More silky Zaha skills win a corner. Cleared.56 mins:Back underway. Brighton have a free kick into the box cleared.54 mins: Orlandi still being treated. Our man Mark Ritson has just Tweeted: 'cpfc fans mock Brighton paper clappers: "We clap with our hands, we clap with our haaaands, we're Crystal Palace, we clap with our hands".52 mins:Pause in play after Orlandi takes a boot in the face from Eagles full back Joel Ward. Holloway still in the referee's ear anout earlier incidents.49 mins:That was brilliant from Zaha, who ran from his own box and left the defence in his wake. Williams really should have scored, it was a poor finish. Great stuff from Palace though who, increasingly, are looking the stronger side.48 mins:WHAT. A. CHANCE. Zaha bursts away from the floundering defence, plays in Jonny Williams clean through on goal, but the teenager drags the shot wide. Best chance of the tie.46 mins:No subs at half-time. Gentle sparring in the early stages. Players are out for the second half. Palace will hope for more of the same, then perhaps play the aces in their pack - Kevin Phillips and the tricky Bolasie. Wilfried Zaha grew into the half as it went on. Ian Holloway clearly unhappy with the treatment being dished out to his winger.
HALF TIME:Brighton 0 Palace 0. Still all to play for! The Eagles will be happy with their display, just need bit more cutting edge.45 mins:Zaha scythed down by Calderon - a really reckless tackle. Yellow card brandished by the referee, Zaha up and ok.43 mins:Eagles look solid and getting better all the time in possession. Only thing missing is a clear cut chance or two, but Brighton haven't created much either.41 mins:Best spell of the game for Palace. A couple of corners and some controlled possession. Upson forced into a hurried clearance after Zaha's cross caused panic.39 mins:Major wiFi issues at the AMEX, so I'll plough on. I'm liveblogging this while trying to watch the game AND amuse a 6-month old child. Tricky.37 mins: Without tempting fate too much, Palace look really solid here. Little in the way of clear-cut opportunities for either side.34 mins:Better from Zaha, floored by a Buckley tackle after some neat skill near halfway. Ian Holloway furious on the touchline, wants more protection for his star man.33 mins:Moxey with a great headed clearance after a free-flowing Brighton move32 mins: Palace need a bit more from Zaha. Giving the ball away and running up a lot of blind alleys so far, the £15m man.29 mins:Muted shouts of handball at the near post against Upson. Replays clearly show it hit the former England defender's chest28 mins:Coming up to 120 mins of football without a goal. But it's a corner to Palace....25 mins:Another Premier League ref tonight - Jon Obi Mikel's favourite whistleblower, Mark Clattenburg.23 mins: Better Palace spell of possession. Ends with Garvan shot straight at the keeper. Another tame effort from distance.20 mins:First glimpse from Zaha, tricky play on the left earned a corner, but it came to nothing. At the other end, Brighton break and left-back Wayne Bridge (yep, that's where he is now) shoots wide from outside the area. Never really troubling Speroni.17 mins:Tame header wide from Upson16 mins:Brighton with 69 per cent of possession thus far. Lopez has a shot from edge of box deflected over. Corner.14 mins:Our man at the AMEX Mark Ritson says both sets of fans are generating a great atmosphere. Zaha is furious as the referee ignores his pleas for a free-kick.12 mins: Best chance so far. Zaha caught in possession on edge of box, ball fell to Buckley whose shot was parried away by Speroni. Lucky escape for Palace and, especially, Zaha.8 mins:Both players fine after that clash. Brighton coming into the game a bit more after a good Palace start. Apologies for the technical issues, you may need to refresh the page for updates.5 mins: Speroni receiving treatment after a clash with Ulloa. Bravely gathered the ball at the Albion striker's feet.3 mins: Apologies, wiFi issues at the AMEX at the moment. Advertiser editor Glenn Ebrey holding the fort here. Good start from Palace, most of the game being played in Brighton's half so far.

Championship play-off semi-final: Brighton v Crystal Palace LIVE!


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