Poyet shoulders responsibility at Albion

Brighton boss Gus Poyet says he has a selection dilemma ahead of tomorrow's game against Norwich as he attempts to bring an end to Albion's terrible home form.

Brighton boss Gus Poyet says he has a selection dilemma ahead of tomorrow's game against Norwich as he attempts to bring an end to Albion's terrible home form.

Poyet hasn't seen his team win at home in six attempts since he took over, but says the midweek goalless draw against promotion hopefuls Huddersfield was encouraging.

"It's a problem now for me to pick the team for Saturday and that's a good problem to have," he said. "I enjoy that problem because it's not good when the team picks itself.

"When the players have a chance they must try to take it and now everyone is in contention for Saturday and that is good for us."

Poyet was encouraged by a clean sheet against a team which put seven past Albion in August and which now faces League One's highest scorers.

"This is something we can build on and take into Saturday and it's down to me to make the right decision, pick the right team and play the right game," he said.

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"The key is now for the players to believe we can do it all the time, especially here. I think we did very well and I'm sure that very soon this situation will change for us.

"It's just one touch, one shot, one penalty, one decision from the ref, whatever it is it will change this situation that we are in and I'm sure of that."

Poyet gave a surprise debut on Tuesday to new signing from Cambridge United, Chris Holroyd, who reckons the team's home goal drought - they have scored once in front of their own fans in their last six attempts - will end soon.

"We are creating chances so that's the most important thing," he said. "Sooner or later we are going to put them away.

"I think we need a result. With this tough month, that could kick start the rest of the season.

"Obviously we are loitering around the relegation zone and if we could pick up a few wins it could fire us up the league.

"The fans clapped us off (on Tuesday) and we just need that finishing touch."