Brighton supervisor Chris Hughton admits that his facet’s failure to attain for a 3rd successive recreation is regarding, however believes his forwards have the standard to show it round.
The Seagulls performed out a goalless draw in opposition to Burnley on Saturday, though Hughton’s facet ought to’ve been out of sight by half time as that they had the higher of the probabilities, one of the best being a penalty that Glenn Murray fired over the bar in the direction of the tip of the primary half.
The hosts nevertheless had been fortunate to carry onto a degree within the second interval, having goalkeeper Matt Ryan to thank for a string of fantastic saves to protect Brighton’s level, though Hughton is nervous in regards to the lack of productiveness additional ahead.
Talking post-match to Sky Sports, Hughton stated: “Is is a fear that we’re not scoring? In fact it’s. That is regular, nevertheless it’s a problem that offers us one thing to work on.
“We are able to keep in video games, however we have to discover the formulation to get these targets.
“When you cease believing, it will get harder, however I’ve good offensive gamers with perception that we will flip the nook.”
The purpose for Brighton sees them stay in 13th on 18 factors of their debut season within the Premier League.
Regardless of claiming a beneficial level, Hughton felt his facet may’ve been awarded one other penalty within the first half, as James Tarkowski appeared to elbow Murray within the abdomen because the Burnley defender was sad with the striker happening to win Brighton a penalty just a few moments earlier.
Officers failed to identify the incident, however Hughton was adamant referee Chris Kavanagh would’ve pointed to the spot for a second time had he seen the elbow.
He continued, stating: “We must always have had one other penalty, when there was old school problem between Murray and Tarkowski.
“On the time I believed (it was a penalty), however you are by no means certain. There’s that steadiness between whether or not it is impeding and a penalty, or if it is sturdy centre-half play.
“However seeing it once more it is a swing from his elbow into his ribs, which is most positively a penalty, after which in fact he has a call to make on whether or not it is a crimson or yellow card.”
The Christmas schedule means the video games come thick and quick, as Brighton now put together for a house recreation in opposition to Watford subsequent Saturday earlier than a troublesome Boxing Day fixture away to Chelsea.