1) The Seagulls have still never won away to Sheffield Wednesday. But have beaten rivals United at Bramhall Lane.
2) The Seagulls and the Owls were the Pools players friend, playing out the only 0-0 draw in England. In the seven other Championship games played a total of 26 goals were scored an average of around 3.7 per match.
3) Albion are now one point clear of the relegation zone but have the best goal difference of the bottom six.
4) Chris Hughton again preferred loan signing Leon Best to in form Chris O’Grady and record signing Craig Mackail -Smith.
5) Despite a second consecutive goalless draw Albion doubled their shots ‘on target’ tally from the previous match with Cardiff to two. Joe Bennett with Albion’s best chance but his shot towards an open goal was blocked.
Albion now have consecutive home games against play-off chasing Birmingham City (21 Feb) then relegation rivals Leeds United (24 Feb)
But the St Patricks day showdown at Millwall is likely to be Albion’s biggest game of the season so far.