Albion captain Gordon Greer would not swap Leo Ulloa for any other striker in the Championship.
Ulloa clashes with Derby hotshot Chris Martin in tonight's first leg of the play-offs at the Amex.
Martin scored his first goals of the season in the Rams' 2-1 win at the stadium in August and went on to hit 23 in total.
Ulloa's late header at Nottingham Forest last Saturday, which snatched the final play-off spot for the Seagulls, was the tenth in the last 19 outings for the Argentinian.
Greer told The Argus: "On his day he is unbelievable, unplayable at times. Hopefully for us over the next two games he is unplayable and scores a few goals."
Albion drew 0-0 in the first leg at Crystal Palace last year before losing 2-0 at home to their big rivals in the return.
Greer said: "We've got two games to go through. Last year we drew 0-0 and played really well away from home.
"We are going out to win the game and we'll be giving it everything we've got. Hopefully we can take some sort of advantage to Derby."
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