Date: 2nd January 2016 at 6:03pm
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With Brighton’s fantastic unbeaten run slipping into history after setting it, midfielder Beram Kayal has issued a rallying call to the side following last night’s defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Speaking to the Official Site after the one nil loss at the Amex in front of the television cameras, Kayal explained that the players simply had to bring an end to the current run of three successive losses on home soil, but the frustrating thing was he knew we should’ve got a point on the day if not more given the performance.

‘I was disappointed with the result; I think we played well, we controlled the game but again we didn`t get the points. We need to win games and we need the three points. That`s the most important thing for us; we lost another game at home and I am disappointed for myself, the fans, the players and everyone at the club. Everyone is trying to give more than 100 per cent. We can`t accuse anyone of not doing their best. We were unlucky a few weeks ago when we drew in the last minute against Derby with a penalty, which I didn`t think was one. On Tuesday, Jamie Murphy scored a goal which was not offside. We have been a bit unlucky, but I`m now looking forward to the next game. We need to be strong, there`s enough good characters in the dressing room and we`re looking forward. We believe in ourselves and in every player in the squad.’

Kayal went on to say that with injuries hitting the club as well, the festive period had certainly taken its toll on the players but the simple fact is they need to take their chances to stamp their authority on matches again and keep the opposition under pressure and chasing to come back into it themselves – as opposed to the other way round as it has been of late.

‘Dale Stephens and I have played since the beginning of the season together and in pre-season too. I think we have done a good job for the team. Every time the manager wants us to play, we love to play and we have the hunger to play in every minute in every game. But of course we need to find a moment to get a break, especially with me playing the international games. Maybe next week we will have a good opportunity to get a break.’

The Israeli was however confident that the quality in the squad was good enough to turn this around as we’ve proven it before, and of course options and quality can only increase once players return to fitness.

‘Solly March is missing at the moment and so is Kazenga LuaLua. In the last few games we`ve had Rajiv van La Parra on loan, so there is good competition in every position. We have good players that can do a job and we help one another to do well.’

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