Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton was left fuming after his side gave away two 'poor goals' in their 2-0 loss to Huddersfield Town on Saturday.
The defeat at the John Smith's Stadium extends their winless run to five games as they slowly slide down the Premier League table - now just four points off the relegation zone.
When asked what separated the two newly promoted sides by Sky Sports after the game, Hughton replied: "
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"It was better in the second half, where we showed we could be a threat, but we have to stop conceding the type of goals we have done.
"It's one he will look at and be disappointed with. There's a bit of work before and we could have stopped it at the source.
Brighton have a tough December schedule and will have to start picking up points somewhere if they are to stop the rot.
Hughton added: "The most important game is the next one. We're on the back of a real difficult game against Liverpool and a defeat here.