Brighton V Burnley at Amex Stadium : Match Preview

23 August 2013 09:01
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Barnes worry for Brighton

Ashley Barnes is Brighton's latest injury concern ahead of the visit of Burnley.

The striker suffered a hip injury after coming off the bench during the 1-0 win at Birmingham last weekend.

With Craig Mackail-Smith (Achilles) and Will Hoskins (knee) still recovering from long-term injuries, Leonardo Ulloa is the Seagulls' only fit forward.

Defender Bruno (hamstring) and midfielders Andrea Orlandi (knee) and Liam Bridcutt (hernia) are also on the sidelines.

Ross Wallace's absence could open the door for last week's goalscorer Keith Treacy when Burnley look to continue their good start.

The unbeaten Clarets announced on Thursday that Wallace would undergo surgery on his knee and could be out until after Christmas.

Wingers Treacy and Scott Arfield were part of a double change - with Wallace one of those replaced - against Yeovil and the former made his mark by scoring the opening goal of a 2-0 win.

Ben Mee (hamstring) will travel with the squad as he looks to feature for the first time this season but fellow defender Michael Duff, also struggling with a hamstring strain, is still absent.

Source: PA

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