Vital Football

Latest BHA FC News

Poyet: Let's make this a turning point

Poyet: Let's make this a turning point

Gus Poyet hopes last night's comeback against Millwall will instill a new found confidence in his side.

Albion found themselves 2-0 down thanks to a double from ex-loanee Chris Wood, but fought back well to eventually salvage a point with just minutes remaining - a result that kept them within 3 points of the play-off spots.

Opting for an unfamiliar 3-5-2 formation, Poyet has shouldered the blame for the opening half an hour, during which his side struggled to get out of their own half as Millwall were able to seize the initiative. He told seagulls.co.uk post-match..

"Two home draws is bad for us but I hope that this is a turning point though. If we couldn't score we would have gone away with nothing because we were out of the game but we got back into it.

"If you look at where we were after 60 minutes we should not have drawn that. I made the decision to play three centre-halves at the beginning at that didn't work, so the first 30 minutes was all down to me.

"We had to react to their second goal and we did that. It was a proper fight-back; there was desire, character and belief - there was only one way after that. We take the point because it was a terrific fight-back.

"I knew that it would be hard but I like where we are at. We would always have to do well to beat Millwall but we had the chances."



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:EditorBHA
Date:Wednesday December 19 2012
Time: 7:44PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Brighton & Hove Albion Articles

Rosenior - Time To Step It Up

Rosenior is a player aiming to have his name as one of the first on the teamsheet selected by Hughton but knows the Fulham defeat wasn't anywhere near Brighton's expected standards.

Forster-Caskey Heads To Rotherham

Midfielder Jake Forster-Caskey has completed the expected loan move away from Brighton this summer as he searches for far more regular game action in 2016/17.

We Must Learn From Fulham Lessons

Manager Chris Hughton has said that Brighton need to learn quickly from the lessons we were taught by Fulham in yesterday evening's friendly.

New Behaviour Rules For Referees In 2016/17

Well it has been a summer of change for the Premier League and English Football League...

Archived Vital BHA Articles

Vital BHA articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSeagull
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

PO - Sheff W MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Stockdale6%
Bruno7%
Greer3%
Dunk12%
Bong1%
Knockaert50%
Sidwell16%
Kayal1%
Skalak1%
Wilson1%
Baldock0%
Sub - LuaLua1%
Sub - Rosenior1%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Brighton & Hove Albion Results (view all)

Brighton & Hove Albion Fixtures (view all)