It led to Salah's 23rd-minute strike and Hughton was disappointed with the manner in which they conceded the goal. Man City dropped two points (or did well to get a point depending on how you look at it) earlier and that gives Jurgen Klopp's team a great chance to gain an advantage today.
Brighton claimed a stunning 3-2 win against Manchester United in their previous game but rarely threatened to follow that up with an upset at Anfield.
Brighton boss Chris Hughton insists his side must maintain the performance levels that have seen them lose narrowly at Liverpool and beat Manchester United.
"We've had two very hard games and we've come out with a lot of credit. I'm very happy so far and hopefully it stays like this".
The Brazilian goalkeeper signed for the Reds from AS Roma in the summer transfer window as Klopp moved quickly to add a new shot-stopper to his squad at Anfield.
Federer strikes down fellow Swiss to reach Cincy
Firing 12 aces and having nearly half of his serves unreturned, the Swiss won his 11th consecutive match in Cincinnati . Novak Djokovic destroyed a racket to get on track and took another step toward the title that has eluded him.
"He's a real presence at the back, you can see him coming out for corners and crosses and you've seen his wee chip got applause from the crowd, but I'm not sure if the gaffer wants to see that too many times!"
"If you watched the games - we knew before the game but now a few more people know - we have a lot more to do". Then there was half time and we didn't do exactly the same, the boys changed a little bit and it was not the best idea.
Alisson was in fine form again for Liverpool as he made a late save to keep Brighton at bay and showcased his footballing ability as he cheekily chipped the ball over the head of an onrushing Seagulls forward.
"Mo will get those chances and he will take them, and the front three are always going to create problems", Liverpool midfielder James Milner told broadcaster BT Sport. "These things happen. You have to learn from it and get stronger in the game and that we did".