Havant's early season struggles continued as they suffered a fourth successive National Division 1 South defeat.
The latest came as they were beaten 2-0 on the road at Brighton & Hove to leave them propping up the table.
Things don't get any easier either, with a visit from table-toppers Teddington - still with an 100 per cent record - to come at Havant College on Saturday (1.15).
It was a familiar story for Havant, who had lots of good possession but are just struggling to find that cutting edge at the moment.
Jack Jones would punish them, drifting into the circle and firing past Maciej Pacanowski on 24 minutes.
Havant's task became tougher on 47 minutes as Brighton doubled their lead through Ali Higginson, who was on hand to fire home a rebound.
The visitors created some good chances in the closing stages but they failed to find a way through and still remain pointless after four league matches.
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