Sep 1, 2012 at 3pm UK at ​Turf Moor
Burnley
1-3
Brighton & 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

Craig Mackail-Smith
© 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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5Brentford462391478591978
6Ipswich TownIpswich4622121272541878
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves4622121270561478
8Derby CountyDerby4621141185562977
9Blackburn RoversBlackburn461716136659767
10Birmingham CityBirmingham461615155464-1063
11Cardiff CityCardiff461614165761-462
12Charlton AthleticCharlton461418145460-660
13Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds461418144349-660
14Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest461514177169259
15Leeds UnitedLeeds461511205061-1156
16Huddersfield TownHuddersfield451315175875-1754
17Fulham461410226283-2152
18Bolton WanderersBolton461312215467-1351
19Reading461311224869-2150
20Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton461017194454-1047
21Rotherham UnitedRotherham461116194667-2146
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RWigan AthleticWigan46912253964-2539
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