Date: 20th December 2016 at 7:18am
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Solly March has been giving his thoughts following the weekend’s victory over Birmingham City following his introduction as a second half substitute on the day.

Making the trip to St Andrew’s Stadium to face off against Birmingham City, they of course opened the scoring in the second period but Anthony Knockaert and Glenn Murray returned all three points with goals on 82 and 95 minutes.

With March coming on as a 63rd minute substitution, he was obviously delighted to play his part in the comeback given he lined up Knockaert for the leveller.

Speaking to the Official Site in his own post game press conference, the 22 year old knew his confidence had been boosted given his impact on the match.

‘We weren`t great today but it was brilliant to get a late winner and another win away from home, so I`m very happy. We were far from our best and would have been happy with a draw, considering the way we played, but it was a massive bonus to get the winner. I had a bit of time to get into the game. I think I started well and my confidence grew when getting the assist for Anthony. Once we got the first goal, we pushed for the winner. They had their backs against the wall. You can sense when a team`s under the cosh, and I definitely sensed that.’

Following his long spell on the sidelines with injury, March of course is just pleased to be back in manager Chris Hughton’s plans and for now whilst he gets back to his best it’s about match minutes and having an impact irrespective of how or where he’s used on the pitch.

‘I like coming inside to pick up the ball, it creates space for Gaetan Bong to push on, and if the full-back doesn`t come with me, I can turn and drive at them. I maybe get more assists from the left, as I`m comfortable getting down the line and whipping balls across the front, but I`m happy playing on either wing. I`m always ready when I get a chance to play, but it`s the gaffer`s call. Hopefully I`ll get a chance to start soon. The last few weeks have been the best I`ve trained and I think I`m close to being back to 100 per cent, I feel good.’

With the result seeing Brighton maintain the eight point gap on third placed Reading, March ended his interview by praising the competition and quality within the group and of course how we have started this season’s campaign given the promotion disappointment last year.

‘I don`t think the club`s changed much, but the squad definitely has. We`ve got more options and it`s great to have competition for places. If we can get two more wins before 2017, I think we`ll be in a great place. We`re confident we can do that, and we`ll be looking forward to next year.’

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