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Cherries take another pounding

The Cherries lost 6-1 at Watford a fortnight ago and Huddersfield, inspired by a James Vaughan hat-trick, beat them 5-1 at the John Smith's Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

But Howe refused to press the panic button and said: "We like to play good football and there will be no change whether we win, lose or draw.

"This style suits the players we have and this is the only way we want to play. We just have to be better at what we do."

Huddersfield boss Mark Robins was delighted with his side's five-star show and said: "We have beaten a good team.

Brighton & Hove Albion thrash Huddersfield

The Seagulls were in danger of slipping out of the top six after Ulloa's opener was cancelled out by James Vaughan.

But the Argentinian striker struck twice more in the space of three second-half minutes before David Lopez wrapped up** **Brighton's third straight win from the penalty spot.

Gus Poyet's side looked destined for the play-offs last season only to slip away during the run-in, but this term they look like they mean business.

The hosts dominated the opening stages but only had Ulloa's 20th-minute goal to show for it.

The hosts dominated the opening stages but only had Ulloa's 20th-minute goal to show for it.

The breakthrough came from another Lopez corner which was volleyed towards goal from the edge of the area by Buckley.

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