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Brighton & Hove Albion record their fastest goal for more than a decade against Huddersfield Town

19 August 2015

Brighton & Hove Albion scored their quickest goal in more than 11 years on Tuesday night, as they shared a 1-1 draw with Huddersfield Town.

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Beram Kayal's strike after just 17 seconds was also the fastest in the Sky Bet Championship for 15 months, since David Goodwillie netted inside 15 seconds for Blackpool against Derby County in 2014.

17 - Beram Kayal's goal (17 seconds) was the quickest in the Championship since April 2014 (Goodwillie v Derby, 15 seconds). Rapid.

— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) August 18, 2015
The last time the Seagulls scored in less time than it took Kayal against the Terriers was in August 2004, when Maheta Molango opened the scoring in a Championship clash against Reading.

Chris Hughton’s men have scored the opening goal each of their three league fixtures so far this campaign, but their 100 per cent start was brought to an end in midweek after Jacob Butterfield earned Huddersfield a point.





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