Brentford moved to within two points of the Sky Bet Championship summit after a well deserved 2-1 win at fellow promotion-contenders Norwich.
Brentford manager Mark Warburton insists his high-flying side will embrace the challenge of attempting to maintain a promotion push few would have predicted at the start of the season.
Brentford have signed teenage striker Chris Long from Everton on a month's loan.
Brentford boss Mark Warburton admits his side face a stern test of their promotion credentials between now and the end of January.
Brentford boss Mark Warburton was disappointed his side did not win more convincingly after consolidating their play-off push with a 1-0 victory at 10-man Brighton.
Andre Gray hit the only goal as Brentford consolidated their Sky Bet Championship play-off challenge with a 1-0 victory over Brighton in Chris Hughton's first home game as Seagulls manager.
Brighton could be unchanged for their second meeting with Brentford in a fortnight.
Brentford have signed rookie midfielder Josh Laurent from west London neighbours QPR for an undisclosed fee.