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Albion Face Minnows Coventry For Cup Quarter-Final Berth

We want him to settle in, provide competition up front and get some goals for us.

"For them in their history it was brilliant but a real hard one for us and I remember the game very well".

In the fourth round, Coventry beat Milton Keynes Dons 1-0 away.

Brighton, meanwhile, overcame League Two side Coventry City to reach the quarter-finals for the first time in 32 years and are going in search of only a second ever appearance in the final of the competition. He added: "we're still learning about him".

Sky Blues boss Mark Robins felt his players acquitted themselves well against superior opposition and was pleased they showed attacking intent. This game is a distraction, but a good distraction. We have had a great run and played some great games along the way.

"If we didn't go into the game feeling it was winnable then there would be no point going".

The hosts took the lead on the quarter-hour mark through record signing Jurgen Locadia, who was making his debut for the Seagulls following his move from PSV Eindhoven in January. Leonardo (Ulloa) made some good movement for the first goal.

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He finished at three-over 74, eight strokes higher than the first round in his five-shot victory a year ago, and tied for 107th. CareerBuilder I think I was top-10 in greens in regulation, I think I was leading greens in regulation and missed the cut .

Coventry loanee Jordan Maguire-Drew is unavailable to face his parent club while Kyel Reid is cup-tied from his loan spell at Colchester United.

Coventry are likely to be without Michael Doyle (knee) and Jack Grimmer (hamstring), with eight academy graduates set to be in their squad.

Brighton have only won one of their last nine games against Coventry in all competitions (D4 L4), though this is the first such meeting since a Championship defeat in December 2011.

Despite their Premier League struggles, Southampton managed to advance to the quarterfinals of the FA Cup after a 2-1 victory.

'The players involved that time will know the affect it has on you. Those defeats were against three of the Premier League's top four clubs, evidence if needed just how tough Coventry's task will be on Saturday. The Sky Blues did beat Brighton's Under-23 side en route to winning the Checkatrade Trophy last season.

"The application was exactly what you need in this type of game", Hughton told Brighton's official website.

"What we have been given is a home tie, some will look at it as us being favourites".

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