Vital Football

Latest BHA FC News

Garcia Hails Brighton Warriors

Garcia Hails Brighton Warriors

Head coach Oscar Garcia has hailed the performance of the players as they overcame already promoted Leicester City in last night's fixture.

A comprehensive and much wanted four one victory at the King Power Stadium last night against a side who will be in the Premiership, and have been unbeaten in the last 20 or so games going back to the last time we met this season where we also took maximum points was the perfect confidence boost following the run of losses we have had in recent times and lifts us to within two points of the play off spots.

Speaking to the Official Site following the dominant display, Garcia beamed.

'We wanted to play with 18 warriors and the players did that. It's a massive result for us and I couldn't be more proud of my players. I'm really pleased because it's not easy to come here and play in the way we did but we were the better team from the start until the end.'

Garcia said he knew the best chance of victory we had was to play with the high tempo he knows we are capable of, and as far as he's concerned we went out there and did that against a team he considers to be the best in the league given the run they have been on, and with how long they have now topped the table and been so many points clear.

'Stephen Ward played the whole second half with a swollen ankle and I am very proud of him and for Leo's confidence it will be very good, he helped us a lot. But I do not want to speak about individuals because all the players' performances were spectacular.'

You could argue with the wobble we have had in recent games, with three defeats on the trot and then back to back draw most recently, we were not only due a performance like that, but a result like that given our efforts haven't always produced the goals for we'd have wanted.

It's the perfect time to have hit form like that though, especially if we can now maintain it over the coming fixtures, and if we can back that up with another good win over Charlton and other results go our way, things could look very rosy indeed.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:VitalSeagull
Date:Wednesday April 9 2014
Time: 8:22PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Brighton & Hove Albion Articles

Audio - Bolton Wanderers Win Reactions

Assistant gaffer Colin Calderwood was tasked with media duties following today's victory over Bolton.

Knockaert Looking To Replicate Leicester

Speaking ahead of the weekend's game against Bolton Wanderers, Anthony Knockaert again said he saw similarities between Brighton and former club Leicester City.

Stats: Brighton v Bolton Wanderers

All the stats from Brighton (3) vs (2) Bolton Wanderers, Amex Stadium, 13/02/16 Att: 26,717

Brighton v Bolton - Teamsheets!

Brighton are at the Amex Stadium with Bolton the visitors for the latest league match. This is a 3pm kick-off and the line ups have been confirmed.

Archived Vital BHA Articles

Vital BHA articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSeagull
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bolton MotM
Suggested By:
Stockdale67%
Saltor0%
Goldson0%
Dunk0%
Ridgewell0%
Knockaert33%
Stephens0%
Kayal0%
Murphy0%
Zamora0%
Hemed0%
Sub-Calderon0%
Sub-Lua Lua0%
Sub-Skalak0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 30 18 5 7 59 28
2 Middlesbrough 29 17 6 6 57 23
3 Burnley 31 15 11 5 56 22
4 Brighton 30 15 11 4 56 10
5 Sheff Wed 31 14 11 6 53 16
6 Derby County 31 13 12 6 51 13
7 Birmingham 31 13 9 9 48 8
8 Ipswich 31 13 9 9 48 1
9 Cardiff 31 11 13 7 46 5
10 Forest 31 10 12 9 42 4
11 Preston 31 10 12 9 42 0
12 Wolves 31 10 10 11 40 -2
13 Brentford 31 11 7 13 40 -6
14 Q.P.R. 31 9 12 10 39 -1
15 Reading 31 9 10 12 37 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 31 9 8 14 35 -2
18 Fulham 30 7 11 12 32 -3
19 Blackburn 29 6 13 10 31 -2
20 MK Dons 31 8 7 16 31 -17
21 Bristol City 31 7 10 14 31 -21
22 Rotherham 31 7 5 19 26 -19
23 Charlton 31 5 10 16 25 -30
24 Bolton 31 4 12 15 24 -22
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Brighton & Hove Albion Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Bolton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Hull City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 12:30PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 29 2016 7:45PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Brighton & Hove Albion Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.vakhos1