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Brighton 4 - 1 Huddersfield

Leonardo Ulloa grabbed a sparkling hat-trick to keep Brighton's npower Championship play-off bid on track as they cantered past Huddersfield.

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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