UK time is: 04:40:40
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Garcia - Proud Of Players

Head Coach Oscar Garcia has said he was proud of the efforts and the performance of the boys in last night's FA Cup game against Hull City.

Speaking to the Official Site as Albion now face a replay and two games in three days, Oscar decided to mainly focus on the positives, and those were his pride in how we dominated Hull for the vast majority of the game, and the way we played and really earned ourselves a lot of credit in the process.

'I am very proud of the performance of all my players. We played really well against Premier League opposition who are a very good team. We had our chances to win but they did as well. In the first half we were the better side and in the second half it was very even.'

Garcia goes on to say the one disappointment is that we couldn't quite get that second goal on the night, because he feels had we gone two nil up then the second half would've played out differently and as Hull struggled in all honestly to get the one goal back, he doesn't believe they would've been able to get two on the night if we'd have been lucky enough to build up that kind of margin.

Of course drawing the game, and adding an additional fixture to our list, is going to be a good test physically and mentally for the players and it couldn't have fallen at a worst time really as Oscar goes on to say that we now have a very difficult run against Premiership opposition having played Hull, and then we have Wigan in the league next, and then we are back to playing Hull.

It's going to take a lot out of the players, but he still wants us to go there and have a go again, but we have to be mindful that tiredness doesn't have an unwanted effect on our league campaign now.

As for the substitutions he made in the game, Garcia echoed Leo Ulloa's earlier words about his substitution being precautionary following the knock he took on his calf and added that his efforts on the night had left him very tired, so it was only right to give him a bit of a break, and as for Will Buckley, he was apparently ill before the game and wasn't feeling well at half time so the decision was taken to bring Solly March on.

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: BHA Admin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday February 18 2014

Time: 7:04AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Brighton & Hove Albion Articles

Stats: Wolves v Brighton (Saturday December 20 2014)

Wolves v Brighton (Preview) (Friday December 19 2014)

Hyypia - Positive Attitude The Only Way (Friday December 19 2014)

World Cup Winner's Trial Extended (Friday December 19 2014)

Bloom Reassures Hyypia (Friday December 19 2014)

Wolves v Brighton - How Will It Go? (Friday December 19 2014)

Brighton MotM Against Millwall (Thursday December 18 2014)

Chicksen: Players Still Back Hyypia (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Skipper Fighting Fit (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Archived Brighton & Hove Albion Articles

List All Vital BHA Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wolves 1 - 1 Brighton
Brighton 0 - 1 Millwall
Derby County 3 - 0 Brighton
Brighton 1 - 2 Fulham
Norwich 3 - 3 Brighton
Brighton 1 - 1 Blackburn

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Leeds Utd 22 6 6 10 -7 24
19. Rotherham 22 5 9 8 -9 24
20. Huddersfield 22 6 6 10 -12 24
21. Millwall 22 5 8 9 -9 23
22. Brighton 22 3 10 9 -8 19
23. Wigan 22 3 8 11 -8 17
24. Blackpool 21 2 6 13 -22 12

Breaking League News

Rhodes at the Double!
Blackburn : 21/12/2014 02:23:00
Worst yet admits Karanka
Middlesbrough : 20/12/2014 23:15:00
Boro slip against rivals
Middlesbrough : 20/12/2014 23:06:00
RUFC - Evans 'It Was Always Going To Be Big Game'
Rotherham : 20/12/2014 21:52:00
RUFC - Evans 'Tom Was Stunning Today'
Rotherham : 20/12/2014 21:49:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Wolves MotM
Suggested By:  BHA Admin
Stockdale 0%
Calderon 0%
Halford 0%
Dunk 0%
Bennett 0%
Bruno 0%
Holla 0%
Forster-Caskey 0%
March 0%
Bent 0%
Teixeira 0%
Sub - Gardner 0%
Sub - Ince 0%
Sub - Colunga 0%