Spurs dominated the first half, but they were unable to find a way past a stubborn Seagulls backline in what was a goalless opening 45 minutes.
Read how the 90 minutes of action unfolded with Sports Mole's live text coverage below.
TOTTENHAM STARTING XI: Vorm, Naughton, Fazio, Vertonghen, Davies, Dembele, Stambouli, Lennon, Kane, Townsend, Soldado
BRIGHTON STARTING XI: Walton, Calderon, Dunk, Hughes, Chicksen, Ince, Holla, Forster-Caskey, LuaLua, McCourt, Colunga
24 - Tottenham Hotspur have scored in each of their last 24 home games in the League Cup. Routine.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 29, 2014
TOTTENHAM SUBSTITUTES: Friedel, Dier, Chiriches, Chadli, Lamela, Mason, Paulinho
BRIGHTON SUBSTITUTES: Ankergren, Greer, Gardner, Bennett, Mackail-Smith, Teixeira, O'Grady
3 - After going 18 games (all comps) without a goal, Erik Lamela has now scored three in his last three for Tottenham. Swagger.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 29, 2014
6 - Harry Kane has scored six goals in his last six appearances for Spurs. Able.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 29, 2014