Date: 5th March 2017 at 10:03pm
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Brighton skipper Bruno offered no excuses for the poor performance put in against Nottingham Forest at the weekend, but he did promise the team would bounce back.

Making the trip to the City Ground looking to return to winning ways following defeat to Newcastle United in the previous game, a very below par performance from Brighton saw them go down three nil on the day and register back to back losses.

Speaking to the Official Site in his own post game press conference Bruno knew slices of luck and a failure to take our chances had all contributed to the very frustrating loss for us, but he wasn’t going to make excuses as we should’ve at least taken a point from the game in his eyes.

‘We`re really disappointed because we wanted to put in a good performance and we didn`t. I think we should`ve been better with the ball, but we didn`t show our quality up top as a team. From where I was it was difficult to see what happened with the first goal, because I was marking someone, but Dunky and Liam said the striker touched the ball and said it was a clear offside.’

With Forest getting that slice of luck for the opener, Bruno went on to say that we couldn’t blame that on the day as chances came our way and we still conceded a further two goals so we couldn’t just blame lady luck.

‘I don`t know because I`ve not seen it yet on the TV. The linesman said that he didn`t see the touch but if he Britt Assombalonga touched it he would have given offside. But we cannot just talk about the goal because we had a lot of chances, a lot of balls in the box and didn`t score. That`s football and we need to come back as strongly as possible.’

The Spaniard went on to say that the pressure of the promotion push couldn’t be used as an excuse for recent results either, what mattered now was that we rallied for the remaining games of the current season and kept ourselves in the automatic promotion hunt, pushing as hard as we could for that title shot.

‘We only think about ourselves. We are used to playing with pressure and we have shown a lot of times in the last few seasons that we like to play with pressure. We have to manage that. I`m always saying the same; we cannot rely on one player and everyone has to be involved. I`m trying my best to help everyone, but it`s a team job and we have to do it together.’

With Tuesday’s clash against Rotherham United, he knew it would be a really tough game but ideally we come out of it with all three points to draw a line under the last two.

‘We’ve have a few bad experiences there and it`s always a tough place to go. It`s not an easy team to beat and it`s going to be a really tough game.’

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