Brighton - Brighton shrugged off the first-half dismissal of
Shane Duffy to ease to a 3-1 home victory over fierce local rival Crystal
Palace in the Premier League on Tuesday.
The centre back was given a straight red card for thrusting
his head into Palace defender Patrick van Aanholt in the 28th minute, with
Brighton 1-0 ahead at that stage through Glenn Murray's penalty.
Despite being a man down, Brighton stretched its lead to 3-0
thanks to goals by Leon Balogun and Florin Andone before halftime.
came on as a substitute following Duffy's dismissal, scored after being on the
field for just 25 seconds.
Luka Milivojevic pulled a goal back from the penalty spot
after Wilfried Zaha was fouled, but Brighton won for the second time in four
days and moved into the league's top 10.
Palace stayed only three points above
the relegation zone.