Caltex Socceroos keeper Mat Ryan kept his third clean sheet in four matches to help Brighton to a 0-0 draw with Newcastle in the English Premier League overnight.
In a tight affair, the Aussie shot-stopper made several crucial interventions to keep his side on level terms.
Ryan was first called into action on 20 minutes when he denied Magpies striker Dwight Gayle from a tight angle.
The 25-year-old was then drawn into two smart saves just after the half-time interval, tipping Isaac Hayden’s deflected effort around the post before repelling Dwight Gayle’s flicked header.
The draw leaves Brighton in 12th spot on the EPL ladder.
Elsewhere, Aaron Mooy played 90 minutes as Huddersfield Town were held to a 0-0 draw at home to Burnley.
Huddersfield are now unbeaten in their last four Premier League fixtures (W1 D3) - their best run in the competition.
The Terriers’ third straight draw leaves them in 11th on the table heading into the new year.
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