Date: 18th March 2015 at 8:12pm
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Defender and captain Gordon Greer has said that Brighton have to take the positives from last night’s draw against Millwall.

Hear Greer Speak Following Millwall (click here)

With the point lifting us eight points clear of the dropzone and with Wigan losing on the evening as well, Greer said that we have to take the positives from building up a decent gap over the bottom three places at this stage of the season given the campaign we’ve had.

Speaking to the Official Site after the scoreless draw the Scottish international explained.

‘We`re a bit disappointed we haven`t got the three points but it was a tough game and you can tell both teams are scrapping for points, so we`ll take a draw. Ultimately it was about keeping the gap between us and Millwall. It would`ve been great to win and we did feel that the game was there for the taking in the second-half, but it`s a tough place to come so we`ll take the point. It`s horrible when you`re down at the bottom scrapping for three points here and three points there. There are no easy games and we go to Blackburn on Saturday and that`s another tough game, so hopefully we can get three points there.’

With the clean sheet being one of the positives from the match Greer did go on to admit that it is a little concerning that we seem to be struggling for goals ourselves now in the final third, and obviously that’s something that needs to be addressed quickly given we have only found the net once in our last six away games.

He is however confident that this will turn for us in the coming weeks again.

‘We had opportunities to make more in the final third and we never done that. Best had a chance, Greg had a header and Joe had a slight chance on the left-hand side. We never created too much, but I think that was just down to the decision making in the final third. We`ve created chances at home and it`s a strange one, because we went with two good players upfront, but you can`t really point the finger at them because we created chances.’

He ended his interview by promising fans that.

‘There`s plenty for us to work on and we`ll take the positives out of the game and push on for Saturday. Ultimately the main aim for us now is to stay in the Championship and give the manager time to rebuild a team to push for promotion next year, so it`s all about staying up. We`ve been on a good run at home and we`ve picked up the odd point away from home so hopefully we can keep that going.’

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