Graham Potter will not abandon football philosophy during relegation battle

    The Seagulls are yet to win in 2020.

    Brighton boss Graham Potter insists he will not compromise his footballing philosophy as he tries to drag his relegation- threatened side far from danger.

    Albion go back to Premier League action at home to Arsenal on Saturday afternoon looking for a past due first win of 2020.

    The 15 th-placed Seagulls sit simply 2 points above the drop zone having actually gone 9 top-flight games without success prior to play was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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    In spite of the worrying depression and an overwhelming run of fixtures, Potter does not plan to ditch his tactical method.

    “The principles will stay the same. We’ve watched a lot of football back, a lot of our games and of course we can do things better,” stated Potter.

    ” That becomes part of the process, that is the task. There are constantly bumps along the way, there’s constantly problems, there’s constantly failures, constantly things you can do much better.

    ” The point is to attempt to be sincere sufficient to comprehend those and after that move forward.

    ” However the concepts I think will stay and after that constantly the numbers in regards to the tactical organisation, that can depend upon the players, how we wish to carry out in the game.

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    ” I think the break benefited us in regards to providing us a little clearness and we have actually utilized it rather well, I think, we have actually prepared well and we are actually delighted with how the training has actually gone.

    “But the games are the most important thing so that is what we are looking forward to and what we are excited about for Saturday.”

    Brighton enter search of a first league double over Arsenal having actually tape-recorded a shock 2-1 win at the Emirates Arena in early December.

    Because that unforeseen success, which came against a Gunners team under the caretaker management of Freddie Ljungberg, the Seagulls have actually drawn 8 and lost 5 of 14 top-flight games and been drawn into problem.

    Albion are bidding to lengthen their Premier League remain to a 4th season.

    Neal Maupay scored Brighton’s winner at Arsenal in December (Adam Davy/PA)

    Potter, whose side likewise have screening fixtures against Leicester, Manchester United, Liverpool and Manchester City on the horizon, acknowledges his players will need to ditch to protect top-flight status.

    When asked about the possibility of relegation,

    “If it does not go well it is a setback, obviously. We are aware of that and aware of the responsibility that we have,” stated Potter.

    ” At the exact same time we have actually got 9 games to play and 27 points to play for and I think it is very important that we concentrate on attempting to get as numerous points as we can to remain in the Premier League, to attempt to get the points we need.

    “Nobody has a God-given right to be in this competition, in this league, so you have to fight for it.”

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