BRIGHTON boss Graham Potter has praised Sean Dyche ahead of Saturdays’ clash with Burnley at the Amex Stadium.

Dyche’s men sit at the foot of the Premier League table, having won just one league match all season.

But Potter insists the margins are fine in the top-flight and called Dyche “a vastly experienced manager”.

“This league is so competitive, so difficult, and you only need a few things to go wrong and the margins go the opposite way and you can find yourself in trouble,” he told the club’s YouTube channel.

“But he’s a vastly experienced manager who organises the team really well. They play to their strengths and have a fantastic attitude to play football.

“They stick together, they’re a compact team, everybody knows what they’re doing and they’re effective in what they do.”

Potter’s men sit ninth in the table, having lost just five of their 24 league matches since the start of the season.

The Seagulls came from behind to record a 2-1 victory when the sides met at Turf Moor on the opening day.

But the Brighton chief insists they aren’t underestimating the Clarets and expects a tough test this weekend.

He added: “Burnley are very, very competitive. They’ve drawn a lot of games and the performances have been good, so they’ll be looking to turn those margins their way.

“We’re expecting a tough game but we’re excited and looking forward to it.”

Brighton captain Lewis Dunk misses out through suspension, while Enock Mwepu and Jeremy Sarmiento remain sidelined by injury.

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