Mar 12, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​Oakwell
Barnsley
2-1
BrightonBrighton & Hove Albion
Scotland (15'), Dagnall (64' pen.)
Perkins (29'), Delap (66'), O'Brien (72')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Ulloa (59')
El-Abd (63')

Poyet "not surprised" by Brighton & Hove Albion defeat

Brighton manager Gus Poyet during the match against Watford on December 29, 2012
© PA Photos
Brighton & Hove Albion boss Gus Poyet admits that he wasn't surprised by his side's Championship defeat to Barnsley.

Brighton & Hove Albion boss Gus Poyet has revealed that he wasn't "surprised" by his side's defeat to Barnsley.

Jason Scotland and Chris Dagnall secured the win for David Flitcroft's side despite a Leonardo Ulloa strike.

Keeper Luke Steele saved a late penalty from Ulloa to earn the Tykes three vital points.

"I was convinced we had a great chance and I believe we lost the chance of getting three points," Poyet told reporters.

"We knew we would have to fight and compete and I got the feeling that we gave the game away with the goals that we gave away, but that is how it has been for a while so I am not surprised."

Brighton are now seventh in the Championship following their defeat at Oakwell.

Barnsley striker Chris Dagnall celebrates his second goal in the win over Leeds on January 12, 2013
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