Brighton v Hull City preview

14 October 2011 12:27
Team news ahead of Saturday evening's Championship clash between Brighton and Hull at the Amex Stadium (kick-off 5.30pm).[LNB] Lewis Dunk returns to the Brighton squad following suspension and should come straight back into the team with Romain Vincelot making way.[LNB]Winger Will Buckley has not recovered from his hamstring injury but is expected to be back within the next week. Defenders Adam El-Abd (foot) and Tommy Elphick (Achilles) remain sidelined with the long-term injuries they suffered at the end of last season.[LNB]Former Birmingham midfielder Darren Carter could be added to the squad after a two-week trial.[LNB]Hull midfield pair Paul McKenna and Tom Cairney are expected to return.[LNB]McKenna has missed the Tigers' last two matches due to a calf problem, while Cairney sat out the home win over Cardiff with the hamstring strain that forced his recent withdrawal from Scotland's Under-21s squad.[LNB]Both might have to be content with a place on the substitutes' bench following the display of Robert Koren and Corry Evans in central midfield against Cardiff.[LNB]Goalkeeper Adriano Basso is likely to shake off the knee problem that forced him off against Cardiff. Should he not make it, Peter Gulacsi will continue to deputise.[LNB]Tigers skipper Andy Dawson remains sidelined with a knee injury, but long-term absentee Cameron Stewart is closing in on a return to first-team action following knee ligament damage. The winger has yet to feature this season.[LNB]Hull are looking to extend their unbeaten run to seven matches.

Source: Team_Talk