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Chris Hughton hails Brighton comeback with rivals 'gathering momentum' | Football News |

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Chris Hughton says Brighton made their extra man count as they came from behind to beat Huddersfield 2-1

Chris Hughton says Brighton made their extra man count as they came from behind to beat Huddersfield 2-1

Chris Hughton hailed Brighton’s comeback win at Huddersfield and said his side needed points with their rivals improving.

Newcastle, Cardiff and Saturday’s opponents Huddersfield have all picked up form in recent weeks, and the latter threatened to continue that trend by taking a first-minute lead over Hughton’s men at the John Smith’s Stadium.

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But after Steve Mounie’s red card, goals in either half from Shane Duffy and Florin Andone, his first for the club, gave Brighton a victory which lifts them nine points above the bottom three.

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