Hughton said: "They play a style of football that is very pleasing on the eye. That is a very difficult type of football to play in this division.
"To have had the season that they have had and be where they are, where they are very much pushing (for the play-offs).
"They are on a good run and have also had some very good results on that run. I think that is testament to the manager, who has done an excellent job there."