Date: 30th August 2015 at 4:37pm
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Following yesterday’s three two victory over table toppers Ipswich Town, summer signing Tomer Hemed has no doubts that he secured a brace on the day.

Video – Ipswich Highlights
Audio – Ipswich Win Reactions

Hemed scored in the 12th and 67th minute but there was some confusion for his first with many in the press attributing it to Dale Stephens.

However our summer signing was having none of and insisted that our Vital BHA stats were accurate when he spoke to the Official Site in his after match interview.

The Israeli international was adamant he got the last touch, so it meant he now has three for the 2015-16 campaign.

‘I had a laugh about it in the dressing room with Dale, but when he played the ball into the box it definitely touched my head. I would never celebrate if I didn`t get a touch, so it was my definitely my goal. I said to Dale that he needed the assist and I needed the goal, so both of us are happy in the end. The most important thing is not who scores the goals though, but the fact that the ball is in the net, so we are happy to take the three points from a very tough match.’

With Kazenga LuaLua opening the scoring on ten, before Hemed doubled our advantage on twelve, it was obviously a bright and quick start from the side, so Hemed echoed the thoughts of Hughton in admitted it was disappointing them to see them come back into the game, but we knew they were a good side so we have to take the positives of getting in front and then showing the character to take the advantage once more.

‘It`s very difficult to come back and win the game after you`ve lost a lead, so it says a lot about our character that we could do that. It`s been a very good start for us and it`s a good position for us to be in going into the international break. We have worked hard in pre-season and every day in training we have been working very hard to put us in this position. We know that it will be tough every week so we need to come back after the break and continue to show the same mentality.’

Hemed also went on to say that with him and Beram Kayal flying out for Israeli duty this international window as they face Andorra and Wales, he believes he’s experience in the Championship so far since making the move can only aide him on the international front as well.

‘My experience in another style of football will give me something different. Playing in England has taught me things about my game that I needed to improve on and now after winning this game with Brighton and scoring two goals, I hope to help my national team win both our games. It`s going to be nice to see friends and family back home and the aim is to do my best, then come back and keep winning points with Brighton. That is the aim – to work hard and keep winning games.’

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