Albion duo make their return from injury

Beram Kayal in pre-season action against Atletico Madrid. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)
Beram Kayal in pre-season action against Atletico Madrid. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Brighton midfielder Beram Kayal and striker Sam Baldock both made their return from injury in last night's under-23 match with Blackburn Rovers.

Baldock has been sidelined since the summer with a calf injury, while Kayal broke a leg in the pre-season friendly with Atletico Madrid in early August.

Sam Baldock celebrates scoring against Derby last season. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Sam Baldock celebrates scoring against Derby last season. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

They both played an hour in the 2-2 draw with Blackburn and Kayal netted with a powerful shot from the edge of the penalty area to make it 1-1.

Joe Nutall twice gave Blackburn the lead in the first half, before Rovers had Willem Tomlinson sent off for a foul on Jiri Skalak.

James Tilley scored Albion's equaliser in the second half.