After a hard fought draw on Saturday, Brighton begin back-to-back away games tonight, first at Birmingham
Jon Toral and Kyle Lafferty will both be assessed before the game after coming off with injures in Saturday’s defeat at Charlton. However Johnathan Specctor is expected to return from illness
FACT; Birmingham haven’t won in their last 4 games; defeat tonight will equal their worst run of the season.
Sam Baldock came off with a hamstring injury on Saturday and will be missing for tonight’s game alongside Bobby Zamora. Chris Hughton will have a tough decision to make; whether to stick to his trusted 4-4-2 or switch to 4-5-1 with only 2 fit strikers.
FACT; Brighton are currently on a 7 game unbeaten run (3W, 4D)
Earlier In The Season: BHAFC - BFC (28/11/15);
Brighton won the game earlier in the season thanks to goals from Solly March and Bobby Zamora, with Jon Toral’s goal sandwiched in between the 2 Albion goals.
Both Brighton and Birmingham have won 5 games apiece, with the other 7 being draws. Brighton have won 4 of the last 5 games, while Birmingham’s last victory away to Brighton was back in September 2012.
Bruno, Goldson, Dunk, Rosenior;
Knockaert, Kayal, Stephens, Sidwell, Murphy;
Birmingham 0-1 Brighton