Jurgen Locadia scored a debut goal as Brighton ended their 32-year wait to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals by comfortably beating Coventry 3-1.
Record signing Locadia, a £14million arrival from PSV Eindhoven, swept his new team into an early lead against the League Two Sky Blues, before defender Connor Goldson headed a second before half-time.
Albion, who last reached the quarter-finals of the FA Cup in 1986, sealed a convincing victory through Leonardo Ulloa's first goal since he returned from Leicester,...
Brighton boss Chris Hughton wants to avoid another painful FA Cup shock at the hands of Coventry.
Former defender Hughton was targeting his third winner's medal as a Tottenham player when their star-studded team suffered a surprise 3-2 extra-time defeat to the unfancied Sky Blues in the 1987 final at Wembley.
His Premier League team are even stronger favourites for Saturday's fifth-round clash, with Coventry now in League Two and currently 63 places below Brighton in the football pyramid.