Dougie Freedman admitted Will Buckley produced two fantastic finishes to sink his side.
But the Bolton boss felt fortune also smiled on the Seagulls at the Reebok.
Buckley’s double gave Albion a 2-0 win at Bolton to improve their play-off prospects Freedman felt Joe Mason’s goal when the score was 1-0 was incorrectly ruled out.
TV replays suggested Mason had possibly strayed just offside – but it was a tight call.
Freedman said: “I thought Brighton had the rub of the green but, saying that, when they had the rub of the green they produced two fantastic finishes.”
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