Mick McCarthy praised the performance of Tyrone Mings after the left-back played a pivotal role in Ipswich's 2-0 home win over Brighton.
Jonathan Parr's first goal in more than two and a half years and a stunning effort from Daryl Murphy gave Ipswich their second 2-0 home win in four days.
​Brentford will be without striker Scott Hogan when they welcome Brighton to Griffin Park on Saturday.
Brighton midfielder Andrew Crofts has signed a one-year contract extension.
Aaron Hughes is thoroughly enjoying a 'fresh start' at Brighton & Hove Albion as he battles for a regular first team role.
New Watford boss Oscar Garcia will not be raiding his former club Brighton for first-team coach Nathan Jones.
Brighton & Hove Albion chairman Tony Bloom has admitted that he found it tough doing business in the summer transfer window.
Lewis Dunk scored deep into added time to rescue a point for Brighton in a 2-2 draw against unbeaten Charlton at the Amex Stadium.