Brighton & Hove Albion - Garcia - We Switched Off Twice
UK time is: 18:11:23
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Garcia - We Switched Off Twice

Head coach Oscar Garcia has admitted that Brighton switched off twice in the two nil loss to Ipswich Town earlier today.

Speaking to the Official Site following the defeat, Garcia was left very disappointed and frustrated because he felt we otherwise dominated the game and would've been well worthy of the three points on offer, but two uncharacteristic slips at the back means we have come away with nothing at all to show for our efforts.

With that said, the gaffer refused to blame the defence too much because having had double the chances of the opposition and over 60% of the possession what was really missing from our game was again a clinical edge in front of goal.

'I keep saying the same thing every time we lose. We were the better team throughout and created the best chances, but we didn't take them. We are frustrated and disappointed because we conceded two poor goals. It's unusual for us to switch off like that, and they punished us both times.'

Garcia adds that it's even more frustrating for him because other than the two goals they scored, he felt they struggled to really test us at any other point in the game, but of course whilst we keep missing chances we will find ourselves in positions like this where a game swings completely because you can't always expect a defence not to make mistakes and that's why you should get yourselves clear in games when you are on top.

With all the talk ahead of the game about making up for the last encounter where he also felt we were unlucky to lose although he admits they were the better side that day, it's kind of ironic that this one has finished with exactly the same score line.

Things don't get easier as we now have to consider travelling with four of the next five matches away from the Amex and the gaffer fully expects to utilise the whole squad, so if we can welcome back in the next week or so Hoskins and CMS to add different options they will no doubt be utilised also.

Join The Vital Debate

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

The Journalist

Writer: VitalSeagull Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday March 22 2014

Time: 9:49PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Brighton & Hove Albion Articles

Brighton Post £10.44m Annual Losses (Tuesday December 1 2015)

March In Team Of The Week (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Towell Moves To The Amex (Monday November 30 2015)

March Delighted With Birmingham Goal (Monday November 30 2015)

Hughton On Birmingham Win (Monday November 30 2015)

Vital Report - Brighton 2-1 Birmingham (Monday November 30 2015)

Video - Birmingham Highlights (h) (Sunday November 29 2015)

Audio - Birmingham Reactions (Saturday November 28 2015)

Stats: Brighton v Birmingham (Saturday November 28 2015)

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 Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Brighton 18 10 8 0 +10 38
2. Middlesbrough 18 11 3 4 +15 36
3. Derby County 18 10 6 2 +15 36
4. Hull City 18 10 5 3 +16 35
5. Burnley 18 9 7 2 +9 34
6. Birmingham 18 8 4 6 +5 28
7. Ipswich 18 7 7 4 +3 28

Brighton & Hove Albion Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Glenn Whelan Speaks About His Time At Wednesday
Sheff Wed : 01/12/2015 18:06:01
Brighton Post £10.44m Annual Losses
Brighton : 01/12/2015 17:52:00
O'Connell On Lost Bolton Points
Brentford : 01/12/2015 17:33:00
Owls Star Sougou - 'Glad to be Back and Lets Beat Stoke!'
Sheff Wed : 01/12/2015 16:39:00
McCarthy Tries To Defend The Indefensible
Ipswich : 01/12/2015 15:56:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Stockdale 1%
Bruno 0%
Greer 0%
Dunk 0%
Rosenior 0%
March 71%
Stephens 0%
Kayal 14%
Murphy 0%
Hemed 0%
Zamora 14%
Sub - Calderon 0%
Sub - Wilson 0%
Sub - Ince 0%