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No excuses. We're ready. That's how Gus Poyet summed up Brighton's situation going into their play-off semi-final at Crystal Palace this evening. The Seagulls have been on a fantastic run, unbeaten in their last nine games.
So Wembley is the prize over two legs. The first game kicks off in just over an hour at Selhurst Park, with the return at the AMEX Stadium on Monday. And with an intense rivalry between the clubs followers, the Brighton manager wants the fans to focus on football.
Brighton football players Dean Hammond and Andrea Orlandi were optimistic as they looked ahead to this evening's Championship play-off semi-final 1st leg at arch-rivals Crystal Palace. Here's what they said - VIDEO.
Crystal Palace v Brighton & Hove AlbionSelhurst Park
Kick off: 7.45pm Friday 10th May 2013
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club travel to Selhurst Park tonight, Friday 10th May 2013, to face Crystal Palace in the Championship play-offs.
Kick off: 7.45pm