Date: 1st March 2016 at 8:04am
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Brighton’s Championship season continued with the thrashing of Leeds at the Amex Stadium on Monday.

The Bristol City result was seen and raised, well at least matched!

Another four-nil win saw Brighton see off Leeds to ensure we kept pace with leaders Burnley, with only two-points separating the top four.

A blistering start saw Tomer Hemed score the opener from the penalty spot with just 18-minutes played, he dinked in the spot kick (showing his immense confidence at the moment) after Scott Wootton was penalised for a foul on Liam Rosenior.

Four-minutes later it was two when Liam Cooper was unfortunate to put through his own net as he deflected Sam Baldock’s effort past Marco Silvestri with Hemed’s second coming before the half hour mark to have us three-up.

Not content with three at half time Lewis Dunk headed home the fourth on 38-minutes with the game already well and truly won by the break!

The second half didn’t bring any further goals but a second successive league game was won four-nil to keep Brighton in fourth but only a point behind Hull and Middlesbrough and two from leaders Burnley.

If it isn’t to be a top two finish the play-offs as a minimum are looking very promising for Albion now with us 11-points ahead of seventh placed Cardiff.

These were the other results.

Friday 26th February 2016
Hull 0-0 Sheff Wed

Saturday 27th February 2016
Wolves 2-1 Derby
Blackburn 3-2 MK Dons
Bolton 1-2 Burnley
Cardiff 2-1 Preston
Charlton 3-4 Reading
Fulham 0-2 Middlesbrough
Huddersfield 0-1 Ipswich
Nottm Forest 1-2 Bristol City
QPR 2-0 Birmingham
Rotherham 2-1 Brentford

Monday 29th February 2016
Brighton 4-0 Leeds

Technically you could say at the time Hull (nil-nil) did ‘extend the lead’ at the top of the table after the Friday night draw with Sheffield Wednesday but following Burnley’s (two-one) win at Bolton put the Clarets top it also left the Trotters still very much embroiled in the relegation battle.

Middlesbrough’s (two-nil) win at Fulham keeps it all very congested at the top with this three-way title bid having little between in with Brighton playing on Monday looking to react against Leeds to keep Albion in that battle.

The survival hopes of Charlton (four-three) are a game less likely to happen following the losing out in this seven-goal thriller against Reading at the Valley but Rotherham (two-one) seeing off Brentford means Neil Warnock’s sides hopes were boosted.

Ending the games were Brighton (four-nil) with them emphatically ensuring they stayed in the title race seeing off Leeds at the Amex Stadium.

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