Aug 19, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ​Elland Road
LeedsLeeds United
BrightonBrighton & Hove Albion

Austin (4'), Warnock (5'), Murphy (50'), Byram (67'), Pearce (83')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Teixeira (5'), Lua Lua (84')
Holla (36')

Preview: Leeds United vs. Brighton & Hove Albion

The Leeds United club badge outside Elland Road Stadium on January 9, 2013
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Sports Mole previews the Championship match between Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion at Elland Road.

Leeds United will be trying to make it back-to-back home wins when they welcome Brighton & Hove Albion to Elland Road on Tuesday evening.

Newly-signed striker Billy Sharp marked his debut at the weekend with a goal in the team's 1-0 win over Middlesbrough, securing the club's first victory of the Championship season.

Another summer arrival, Giuseppe Bellusci, could make his first appearance for Dave Hockaday's side after missing out on a place in the matchday squad at the weekend.

Meanwhile, Brighton are still looking for their first points of the season after losing 1-0 to Birmingham City this weekend.

The Seagulls find themselves short in midfield after Paddy McCourt, who was on a trial with the club, injured his ankle in training, while winger Will Buckley completed a move to Sunderland this week.

However, Sami Hyypia's side have announced the signing of Danny Holla from ADO Den Haag today, so the midfielder could play a role on Tuesday.

Both sides won their home matches in the two fixtures between these teams last season.

Recent form

Leeds: LW

Brighton: LL

Possible starting lineups

Leeds: Silvestri; Byram, Pearce, Cooper, Warnock; Murphy, Tonge, Bianchi, Ajose; Sharp, Doukara

Brighton: Stockdale; Calderon, Chicksen, Ince, Greer, Hughes; Bruno, Forster-Caskey, O'Grady; Mackail-Smith, Teixeira

Sports Mole says: 2-1

Sami Hyypia, manager of Brighton & Hove Albion, looks on prior to the friendly match against Partick Thistle at Arena Football Center on July 12, 2014
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