Brighton hope Glenn Murray able to shoulder the burden again

Carrie Guzman
December 8, 2018

Defender Shane Duffy, though, will now start a suspension following his red card against Palace, so Leon Balogun is set to step in, having scored his first goal for Brighton moments after coming on in midweek.

Despite making history with his incredible strike, just 25 seconds after coming off the bench, Balogun chose instead to cite the fans fantastic support and special unity in the team for Tuesday's 3-1 win.

And Tomkins' most egregious error came five minutes later, when the defender inexplicably gifted possession back to Brighton's Florin Andone in the box, allowing the attacker to pick his pocket and put the home side 3-0 up.

It was the second successive appearance in which the Belgian had scored, and Hughton is pleased with his focus as Brighton target a third straight Premier League win. The Ivory Coast winger has scored three goals and assisted on two others.

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With more teams able to nullify Zaha, who has not scored since mid-September, Palace are lacking a cutting edge and they have taken only one point this season in a match where the opposition scored. It was key for his first-half goal and kept Palace on their toes as the hosts sat back after the interval.

- Brighton have lost just one of their last 10 Premier League games at the Amex Stadium (W5 D4), winning three of their last four (D1).

Luka Milivojevic of Crystal Palace scores a penalty for his team's first goal.

The Seagulls are unbeaten in three games as they head to Turf Moor.

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