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Team News: Jiri Skalak replaces Anthony Knockaert for Brighton & Hove Albion

Jiri Skalak replaces Anthony Knockaert for Brighton's trip to Cardiff City.

Jiri Skalak has come in for Anthony Knockaert for Brighton & Hove Albion's trip to Cardiff City this afternoon.

Chris Hughton makes just the one change from the side that beat Fulham at the Amex last time out as the Seagulls look to replace Newcastle United at the top of the Championship table.

Knockaert instead takes a place on the bench this afternoon after a couple of out-of-sorts performances following the death of his father a few weeks ago.

Glenn Murray and Sam Baldock, who claimed a goal apiece against the Cottagers, continue their partnership up front, with Skalak joining Dale Stephens, Steve Sidwell and Jamie Murphy in the middle of the park.

For the hosts, Neil Warnock makes three changes from the XI that started the defeat at Aston Villa as he looks to lift the side out of the relegation zone.

Frederic Gounongbe comes in to partner Junior Hoilett up front with Rickie Lambert ruled out through injury, while Kadeem Harris is preferred to Anthony Pilkington in the midfield.

Meanwhile, Matthew Connolly earns a recall at right-back after first-choice Lee Peltier saw red against the Villans last time out.

Cardiff City: Amos; Connolly, Bennett, Morrison, Bamba; Harris, Gunnarsson, Whittingham, Ralls; Gounongbe, Hoilett
Subs: Wilson, Manga, Noone, Pilkington, Richardson, Zohore, Chamakh

Brighton & Hove Albion: Stockdale; Bruno, Duffy, Dunk, Bong; Skalak, Stephens, Sidwell, Murphy; Murray, Baldock
Subs: Maenpaa, Pocognoli, Goldson, Norwood, March, Knockaert, Hemed

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1210203653132
2Liverpool129302351830
3Chelsea128402781928
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs1290320101027
5Arsenal1273226151124
6Bournemouth126242116520
7Watford126241714320
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd126242021-120
9Everton125431915419
10Leicester CityLeicester125251716117
11Wolverhampton WanderersWolves124441213-116
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124261318-514
13West Ham UnitedWest Ham123361418-412
14Newcastle UnitedNewcastle12237915-69
15Burnley122371225-139
16Crystal Palace12228817-98
17Southampton12156821-138
18Cardiff CityCardiff122281125-148
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12147622-167
20Fulham121291131-205

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