Sep 1, 2012 at 3pm UK at ​Turf Moor
Burnley
1-3
BrightonBrighton & Hove Albion
Greer (60' og.)
Wallace (65'), McCann (68')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Greer (88'), Mackail-Smith (18', 77')
Bruno (13'), Buckley (51'), Kuszczak (85'), Barnes (90')

Result: Burnley 1-3 Brighton

© PA Photos
Craig Mackail-Smith scores a brace as Brighton take home all three points from Turf Moor.

Brighton secured a vital away win at Turf Moor as Craig Mackail-Smith grabbed a brace.

The Scotland international was the subject of a transfer bid from Norwich City earlier this week, but put speculation to one side to help The Seagulls grab all three points.

Mackail-Smith opened the scoring from the edge of the area on 18 minutes, and made it a brace with the winner 15 minutes from time with an acrobatic finish.

A Gordon Greer own goal broke up the Mackail-Smith double as Burnley threatened to take a point early in the second half.

Greer redeemed himself with a goal in the 88th minute as Brighton held out to get their second Championship victory of the season and move them to seven points after four league games.

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