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Adam Lallana urges Brighton to deliver more like in the Saints victory

Mon 15 March 2021 | 12:34

The England international has called on Brighton to perform as they did against Southampton for the remainder of the campaign.

Brighton

have climbed the

Premier League

table to three points clear of the relegation place following their important 2-1 victory over

Southampton

.

It’s a massive three points,”

Adam Lallana

said.

“In the last two or three weeks we have performed to a reasonably high level which would normally be enough to get us more points than we did.

“The difference in the second half compared to last week was that we weren’t passive, we went looking for more goals and we did the dirty part of football when we had too as well. I thought our second-half performance was really professional.

“The challenge now is to sustain the levels in the remaining 10 games, starting against Newcastle on Saturday.”

Brighton centre-back

Lewis Dunk

helped his side take the lead; however, Saints’ forward

Che Adams

pushed hard to pull them level soon after.

The Seagulls sealed the three points with a goal from

Leandro Trossard

that Lallana had a hand in. The 32-year-old has started delivering recently despite a stop-start first season.

He added:

“It’s never easy to go to a new club and make an impact straight away. Since coming back after being ill with Covid-19 I have had five or six weeks of good training and I’m starting to perform at a level I am happy with.

“More importantly the team are playing well and creating chances. We enjoyed Sunday’s game but the focus now is on Newcastle which is another important game for us.”

Southampton have been vanquished for the 10th time in their last 12 games and will play again in the Premier League after three weeks. They are getting ready to face

Bournemouth

in the FA Cup quarter-final, with Ralph Hasenhuttl saying:

“If we play like this we will have no chance. We must do it much better.

“We will lose a few players to the international break, but we still have time to work on a few things, and this is important for us.”


source: SportMob