Brighton scored their first goals of the season through Joao Teixeira and Kazenga LuaLua to hand Leeds their first home defeat under David Hockaday.

On-loan Liverpool striker Teixeira, 21, put Brighton in front early on when he fired into the bottom corner.

LuaLua then made sure of victory at Elland Road with six minutes to go when he drove home a 20-yard free-kick.

The result gave former Liverpool defender Sami Hyypia his first league win as Brighton manager.

It also made for an entertaining evening for Brighton fans watching the Football League's new initiative of a fibre-optic broadcast back to the Amex Stadium.

Hyypia on Leeds v Brighton

Leeds had received international clearance for loan signing Giuseppe Bellusci from Catania but the central defender started on the bench and watched his side fall behind after five minutes when Teixeira ran onto a through-ball from Bruno to slot home.

Defender Inigo Calderon should have doubled Brighton's lead with a header before Leeds improved marginally after the break.

A free-kick into the wall from Michael Tonge and a brief glimpse on goal for Billy Sharp before Calderon cleared were the nearest the hosts came to an equaliser.

Brighton should have added a second through substitute Rohan Ince who hit the post when clean through.

But any chance of a late Leeds fight-back disappeared when LuaLua scored his first goal of the season.

United's Jason Pearce brought down Teixeira 20 yards out and LuaLua powered home the free-kick to get Hyppia's reign up and running.

Leeds boss Dave Hockaday:

"I can't tell you how disappointed I was with our performance in the first half.

"I can't explain our slow start. It is a mental thing. We didn't play as a team, we didn't close down and when we got the ball we gave it away cheaply. That's not good enough.

"At the end of the day they were better than us. They showed tonight what a good team they are but we lacked a cutting edge. It was a very uncharacteristic performance."

Brighton boss Sami Hyypia on the impact of Joao Teixeira:

"Of course I am grateful to Liverpool for letting Joao come to us and get the games he needs, but it works both ways.

"They can benefit too because his time with us can hopefully be a stepping stone towards Liverpool's first team.

"He is a young player and Liverpool have a very big squad. A player of his age needs to play games to improve. We have a quality player and I am very happy to have him with us."

Lineup, Bookings (6) & Substitutions (6)

Leeds United

  • 01 Silvestri
  • 02 Byram Booked
  • 06 Pearce Booked
  • 32 Cooper
  • 03 Warnock Booked
  • 04 Austin Booked
  • 14 Bianchi
  • 18 Tonge
  • 07 Murphy Booked (Cook - 81' )
  • 09 Smith (Ajose - 45' )
  • 08 Sharp (Poleon - 80' )

Substitutes

  • 05 Bellusci
  • 13 Taylor
  • 15 Wootton
  • 16 Ajose
  • 20 Norris
  • 23 Cook
  • 26 Poleon

Brighton & Hove Albion

  • 13 Stockdale
  • 14 Calderon
  • 03 Greer
  • 05 Dunk
  • 15 Chicksen
  • 02 Bruno
  • 10 Agustien (Lua Lua - 59' )
  • 18 Forster-Caskey
  • 22 Holla Booked (Ince - 75' )
  • 17 J. Teixeira (Hughes - 90' )
  • 12 Mackail-Smith

Substitutes

  • 04 Hughes
  • 11 O'Grady
  • 16 Ankergren
  • 20 McCourt
  • 24 Ince
  • 25 Lua Lua
  • 28 Toko
Ref: James Adcock
Att: 21,429

Match Stats

Shots

6 13

On target

1 3

Corners

2 2

Fouls

16 14

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Leeds United 0, Brighton and Hove Albion 2.

90:00 +5:04 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Leeds United 0, Brighton and Hove Albion 2.

90:00 +4:08

Corner, Leeds United. Conceded by Íñigo Calderón.

90:00 +3:06

Offside, Brighton and Hove Albion. Kazenga Lua Lua tries a through ball, but Jake Forster-Caskey is caught offside.

90:00 +2:44

Craig Mackail-Smith (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

90:00 +2:44

Foul by Liam Cooper (Leeds United).

90:00 +2:10

Attempt missed. Nicky Ajose (Leeds United) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is too high. Assisted by Lewis Cook.

90:00 +1:02

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

90:00 +1:02

Stephen Warnock (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

90:00 +0:19

Foul by Adam Chicksen (Brighton and Hove Albion).

90:00 +0:19

Tommaso Bianchi (Leeds United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

89:20 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Aaron Hughes replaces João Teixeira.

88:26

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

88:26

Foul by Tommaso Bianchi (Leeds United).

87:02

Corner, Brighton and Hove Albion. Conceded by Liam Cooper.

86:26

Offside, Leeds United. Tommaso Bianchi tries a through ball, but Nicky Ajose is caught offside.

83:53 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Leeds United 0, Brighton and Hove Albion 2. Kazenga Lua Lua (Brighton and Hove Albion) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

82:49 Booking

Booking Jason Pearce (Leeds United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

82:43

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

82:02

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

81:35

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

81:35

Foul by Jason Pearce (Leeds United).

80:31

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

80:31

Liam Cooper (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

80:05 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Leeds United. Lewis Cook replaces Luke Murphy.

79:56 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Leeds United. Dominic Poleon replaces Billy Sharp.

79:31

Rohan Ince (Brighton and Hove Albion) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Craig Mackail-Smith following a fast break.

78:02

Attempt blocked. Kazenga Lua Lua (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Gordon Greer.

74:57

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

74:57

Foul by Tommaso Bianchi (Leeds United).

74:06 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Rohan Ince replaces Danny Holla.

72:28

Foul by Íñigo Calderón (Brighton and Hove Albion).

72:28

Nicky Ajose (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

71:41

Offside, Leeds United. Sam Byram tries a through ball, but Michael Tonge is caught offside.

71:18

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

69:47

Delay in match Íñigo Calderón (Brighton and Hove Albion) because of an injury.

68:00

Attempt blocked. Michael Tonge (Leeds United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sam Byram.

66:11 Booking

Booking Sam Byram (Leeds United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

65:58

Kazenga Lua Lua (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

65:58

Foul by Sam Byram (Leeds United).

64:35

Attempt missed. Danny Holla (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is too high. Assisted by Craig Mackail-Smith.

63:26

Attempt blocked. Michael Tonge (Leeds United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

62:17

Foul by Jake Forster-Caskey (Brighton and Hove Albion).

62:17

Rodolph Austin (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

59:38

Adam Chicksen (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

59:38

Foul by Tommaso Bianchi (Leeds United).

59:07

Attempt saved. Craig Mackail-Smith (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by David Stockdale.

58:44 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Kazenga Lua Lua replaces Kemy Agustien because of an injury.

56:51

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

55:21

Delay in match Kemy Agustien (Brighton and Hove Albion) because of an injury.

49:32 Booking

Booking Luke Murphy (Leeds United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

49:19

Íñigo Calderón (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

49:19

Foul by Luke Murphy (Leeds United).

46:42

João Teixeira (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

46:42

Foul by Sam Byram (Leeds United).

45:00

Second Half begins Leeds United 0, Brighton and Hove Albion 1.

45:00 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Leeds United. Nicky Ajose replaces Matt Smith.

45:00 +2:15 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Leeds United 0, Brighton and Hove Albion 1.

45:00 +0:50

Foul by Danny Holla (Brighton and Hove Albion).

45:00 +0:50

Tommaso Bianchi (Leeds United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

42:05

Corner, Brighton and Hove Albion. Conceded by Sam Byram.

41:12

Foul by Jake Forster-Caskey (Brighton and Hove Albion).

41:12

Michael Tonge (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

39:37

Attempt missed. João Teixeira (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Adam Chicksen.

38:16

Attempt missed. Íñigo Calderón (Brighton and Hove Albion) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Adam Chicksen with a cross.

36:00 Booking

Booking Danny Holla (Brighton and Hove Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

35:44

Foul by Danny Holla (Brighton and Hove Albion).

35:44

Michael Tonge (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

34:20

Adam Chicksen (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

34:20

Foul by Sam Byram (Leeds United).

30:23

Attempt missed. Michael Tonge (Leeds United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Billy Sharp.

29:15

Foul by Gordon Greer (Brighton and Hove Albion).

29:15

Billy Sharp (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

29:11

Attempt missed. Craig Mackail-Smith (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by João Teixeira.

28:33

Íñigo Calderón (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

28:33

Foul by Stephen Warnock (Leeds United).

27:16

Corner, Leeds United. Conceded by Danny Holla.

26:54

Attempt blocked. Luke Murphy (Leeds United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Billy Sharp.

26:33

Foul by João Teixeira (Brighton and Hove Albion).

26:33

Rodolph Austin (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

24:11

Foul by Danny Holla (Brighton and Hove Albion).

24:11

Luke Murphy (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

23:03

Jake Forster-Caskey (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

23:03

Foul by Matt Smith (Leeds United).

22:29

Attempt missed. Kemy Agustien (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by João Teixeira.

21:42

Attempt blocked. João Teixeira (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Craig Mackail-Smith.

21:06

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

21:06

Foul by Tommaso Bianchi (Leeds United).

13:59

Offside, Brighton and Hove Albion. Kemy Agustien tries a through ball, but Craig Mackail-Smith is caught offside.

12:10

Foul by Jake Forster-Caskey (Brighton and Hove Albion).

12:10

Luke Murphy (Leeds United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

11:19

Foul by João Teixeira (Brighton and Hove Albion).

11:19

Michael Tonge (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

9:03

João Teixeira (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

9:03

Foul by Luke Murphy (Leeds United).

7:14

Attempt missed. Jake Forster-Caskey (Brighton and Hove Albion) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

6:05

Adam Chicksen (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

6:05

Foul by Matt Smith (Leeds United).

5:53

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

5:09

Delay in match Craig Mackail-Smith (Brighton and Hove Albion) because of an injury.

4:55 Booking

Booking Stephen Warnock (Leeds United) is shown the yellow card.

4:30 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Leeds United 0, Brighton and Hove Albion 1. João Teixeira (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Bruno with a through ball.

3:51

Attempt missed. Danny Holla (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

3:04 Booking

Booking Rodolph Austin (Leeds United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

2:57

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

2:57

Foul by Rodolph Austin (Leeds United).

1:08

Hand ball by Gordon Greer (Brighton and Hove Albion).

0:21

Jake Forster-Caskey (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

0:21

Foul by Michael Tonge (Leeds United).

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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