Date:Thursday November 8 2012
Albion look to build on their first victory in 8, as they head for the West Midlands to take on a Wolves side who've also struggled for wins of late.
Poyet's men secured a late victory over Peterborough on Tuesday night, courtesy of sub Stephen Dobbie's stoppage time winner, ending a 7 match winless run. Can this now be the turning point from which to make another surge into the top six?
Stale Solbakken's Wolves side, currently sat in 13th place, will be keen to emerge from a similar slump to that of Albion's - one that has seen them pick up just a single win from their last 7 league outings.
Gus Poyet is expecting a different sort of the test to the one they may have faced against Wolves sides of the past.
He told seagulls.co.uk, "There has been a big change with the new manager and the style they play and the manager is trying to create a different approach.
"I was watching them on my day off yesterday and they try to pass the ball more than before, they are not as direct. Saying that, if they pass the ball and they win the fans are happy but if they are not winning then I am sure their fans will start asking for the ball to be put in the box.
"They have some experienced players and when they play at home they are always difficult because they are a top team, and they are going to be a difficult team to beat."
Wolves team news to be confirmed.
Signed from Ligue 1 side Saint-Étienne, the dynamic French winger made an immediate impact, scoring 5 goals in his opening 10 outings on English soil - showcasing a left-boot described as 'out of this world' by manager Stale Solbakken. Albion will have to make sure he is not given ample opportunity to use it.
Adam El-Abd is a doubt, having yet to fully recover from the hamstring strain that forced him to miss Tuesday night's win over Peterborough.
Midfield stalwart Liam Bridcutt is set to return from a 1-game suspension, whilst Stephen Dobbie is pushing for a start after his late winner versus Peterborough.
The wiry wing-wizard continues to be the key creative source for the Albion, leaving full-backs for dead time and again on the right flank. He'll want to prolong his recent good form having seemingly overcome the fitness issues that restricted him to fleeting appearances last season.
The Seagulls boast an impressive overall record against Wolves, having won 6 of their 10 visits to Molineux. Although you'd have to go back to 1991 to find the last Brighton success on Wolves territory.
Albion managed a remarkable 9 successive wins against Wolves between the years 1979 and 1991, becoming something of a bogey side for the West Midlands outfit.
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Date:Thursday November 8 2012
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