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Will Hoskins crosses the ball, clearance by Joel Ekstrand.
Foul by Piccoli Neuton on Craig Mackail-Smith, free kick awarded. Craig Mackail-Smith restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Piccoli Neuton on Will Hoskins, free kick awarded. Will Hoskins takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Kazenga LuaLua by Geoffrey Mujangi Bia results in a free kick. Geoffrey Mujangi Bia is booked. Free kick crossed by Stephen Dobbie.
Bruno Saltor delivers the ball.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Geoffrey Mujangi Bia on Kazenga LuaLua. Direct free kick taken by Liam Bridcutt.
The ball is delivered by Stephen Dobbie.
Will Hoskins takes a shot. Manuel Almunia makes a save.
Geoffrey Mujangi Bia takes a shot. Blocked by Adam El-Abd.
The ball is delivered by Bruno Saltor.
Almen Abdi goes off and Cristian Battocchio comes on.
The ball is sent over by Kazenga LuaLua, Piccoli Neuton makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wayne Bridge by Jonathan Hogg. Wayne Bridge takes the free kick.
Stephen Dobbie joins the action as a substitute, replacing Moreno David Lopez. Andrew Crofts goes off and Will Hoskins comes on.
Ikechi Anya goes off and Geoffrey Mujangi Bia comes on.
The ball is delivered by Kazenga LuaLua.
Ashley Barnes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathaniel Chalobah. Ikechi Anya restarts play with the free kick.
Kazenga LuaLua delivers the ball, Ikechi Anya makes a clearance.
Matej Vydra fires in a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Brighton 1-3 Watford.Assist on the goal came from Troy Deeney.
Matej Vydra finds the net with a goal from outside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Brighton 1-2 Watford.Assist on the goal came from Jonathan Hogg.
Bruno Saltor takes a shot. Save by Manuel Almunia.
The ball is crossed by Daniel Pudil.
Bruno Saltor sends in a cross, clearance by Tommie Hoban.
Assist on the goal came from Kazenga LuaLua.
Tommie Hoban concedes a Penalty for a foul on Kazenga LuaLua. Placed penalty scored by Moreno David Lopez. Brighton 1-1 Watford.
Troy Deeney crosses the ball.
Corner taken right-footed by Moreno David Lopez.
A cross is delivered by Moreno David Lopez, clearance made by Joel Ekstrand.
Ashley Barnes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Andrea Orlandi.
Daniel Pudil fouled by Craig Mackail-Smith, the ref awards a free kick. Manuel Almunia restarts play with the free kick.
Nathaniel Chalobah has a shot and went wide of the right-hand upright.
Unfair challenge on Manuel Almunia by Craig Mackail-Smith results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.
Bruno Saltor crosses the ball, Adam El-Abd takes a shot. Save by Manuel Almunia.
Inswinging corner taken by Andrea Orlandi.
Troy Deeney finds the back of the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Brighton 0-1 Watford.Assist by Daniel Pudil.
Ikechi Anya fouled by Wayne Bridge, the ref awards a free kick. Manuel Almunia takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Moreno David Lopez from the left by-line to the near post, Tommie Hoban makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Ikechi Anya by Kazenga LuaLua results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.
The ball is crossed by Almen Abdi, Header by Troy Deeney from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.
Outswinging corner taken by Almen Abdi, Wayne Bridge manages to make a clearance.
Shot by Matej Vydra. Save by Tomasz Kuszczak.
Centre by Bruno Saltor, save made by Manuel Almunia.
A cross is delivered by Kazenga LuaLua.
Shot from just outside the area by Kazenga LuaLua goes over the bar.
The ball is sent over by Craig Mackail-Smith, Piccoli Neuton manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Moreno David Lopez from the right by-line.
Fitz Hall leaves the field to be replaced by Piccoli Neuton.
Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Manuel Almunia makes a comfortable save.
Matej Vydra has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide left of the target.
A cross is delivered by Ikechi Anya.
Unfair challenge on Nathaniel Chalobah by Andrea Orlandi results in a free kick. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Almen Abdi, save by Tomasz Kuszczak.
Almen Abdi sends in a cross, Tomasz Kuszczak makes a save.
Inswinging corner taken by Almen Abdi.
Corner taken by Almen Abdi from the right by-line.
Corner taken right-footed by Almen Abdi from the left by-line to the near post, Craig Mackail-Smith makes a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Ikechi Anya, clearance made by Gordon Greer.
Andrea Orlandi takes a short corner. Centre by Moreno David Lopez, Tommie Hoban manages to make a clearance.
Centre by Craig Mackail-Smith, Tommie Hoban manages to make a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Bruno Saltor, Fitz Hall manages to make a clearance.
Almen Abdi challenges Kazenga LuaLua unfairly and gives away a free kick. Booking for Almen Abdi for unsporting behaviour. Wayne Bridge restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Andrea Orlandi, Fitz Hall makes a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Ikechi Anya, Troy Deeney takes a shot. Tomasz Kuszczak makes a comfortable save.
Jonathan Hogg takes a shot. Save by Tomasz Kuszczak.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam El-Abd on Matej Vydra. Adam El-Abd is given a yellow card. Almen Abdi produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ikechi Anya on Kazenga LuaLua. Andrea Orlandi fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Kazenga LuaLua takes a shot. Save made by Manuel Almunia.
Centre by Kazenga LuaLua, clearance by Fitz Hall.
Wayne Bridge delivers the ball, Tommie Hoban gets a block in.
A cross is delivered by Bruno Saltor, Ikechi Anya manages to make a clearance.
Centre by Wayne Bridge.
The ball is crossed by Moreno David Lopez, save by Manuel Almunia.
Effort on goal by Andrew Crofts from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
The offside flag is raised against Moreno David Lopez. Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.
Moreno David Lopez decides to take the corner short.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Almen Abdi, Daniel Pudil has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.
The ball is crossed by Almen Abdi, Adam El-Abd makes a clearance.
Andrea Orlandi takes a shot. Comfortable save by Manuel Almunia.
A cross is delivered by Daniel Pudil, Wayne Bridge manages to make a clearance.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Craig Mackail-Smith. Manuel Almunia takes the indirect free kick.
Trio back for Brighton
Brighton boss Gus Poyet will have added options to pick from as three players return to contention for the visit of Watford.
The Seagulls were last in action on December 18 and the prolonged break has allowed Gary Dicker, Andrea Orlandi and Bruno to return to training.
Full-back Bruno has missed the last two games with an Achilles injury, while midfielder Dicker has been out for almost a month with a knee problem.
Spanish midfielder Orlandi has recovered from a rib injury but could be restricted to a role on the bench.
The fixture will see Poyet go head-to-head with former Chelsea team-mate Gianfranco Zola and the Uruguayan is looking forward to the challenge.
"It's good to see him doing well, I'm not jealous at all, I just want to see him doing well," Poyet told the club's official website.
"If I cannot win the league, the person I want to win the league is Gianfranco Zola."
Zola will be tempted to stick with the same Watford XI that he had already named for the Boxing Day clash at Bristol City before the encounter fell foul of the weather.
The Hornets were ready to play the fixture at Ashton Gate, which was initially delayed due to torrential rain before a pitch inspection at 3.10pm deemed the waterlogged surface unplayable.
Due to the late nature of the postponement, Zola had already submitted his starting line-up which showed one enforced change from the side that disposed of Nottingham Forest last Saturday.
Ikechi Anya came in for suspended defender Marco Cassetti, whose one-match ban for accumulating five yellow cards will now see him sit out at the Amex Stadium.
Although Zola, who likes to tinker with his XI, could opt to mix things up and keep the Seagulls guessing ahead of the late kick-off.
Striker Fernando Forestieri (hamstring) and defender Lloyd Doyley (calf) continue to be monitored, while fit-again pair John Eustace and Nyron Nosworthy lack match practice.
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