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Poyet lauds peerless Brighton

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Brighton boss Gus Poyet hailed his players in the wake of a smooth success over 10-man Peterborough.

Ashley Barnes celebrated his 21st birthday with a brace that sent his team eight points clear at the top of the table. The striker's double - either side of Inigo Calderon's strike - came in front of a bumper 10,116 London Road crowd, who witnessed a lively encounter which finished 3-0 in the Seagulls' favour. Barnes was also involved in a tangle on the deck with George Boyd that led to the Posh man being shown a red card.

``We showed the correct attitude and desire. We set out to win the game from the first whistle and I am very pleased that we managed to do that," said Poyet.

``I don't feel the sending off changed an awful lot because we were already the dominant team and ahead by that time. I didn't get a clear view of the incident so it wouldn't be right to comment without seeing the DVD, but I understand our player took a kick from behind.

``We had 15 shots on target and scored three goals in an away match, but it was still an opposition player in their goalkeeper who was man of the match. That shows we could probably have won even more comfortably.''

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