Date: 17th October 2016 at 3:20pm
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On loan Bournemouth striker Glenn Murray has been giving his own thoughts on the draw with Preston North End this weekend.

Hosting the side at the Amex Stadium, Murray joined Sam Baldock on the scoresheet as we fought back from a goal down, but a stoppage time leveller from them saw the game end two all.

Praising the opposition for how they approached the game and made life difficult for us, he continued to be optimistic however and was looking to the midweek game to return all three points.

Speaking to the Official Site in his own post game press interviews, Murray explained.

‘When a team sits in against you it`s always difficult, but we managed to break them down twice and unfortunately made an error right at the end. You don`t take anything for granted in this league, anyone can beat anyone home or away. It`s a very difficult league and you`ve got to be on it week in, week out, otherwise you`ll drop points. Previously to today, we`ve been fantastic and had only let in one goal in our last five games. Hopefully this was an off day and we`ll get back on it on Tuesday.’

With a lively celebration when his sixth of the season went in, Murray said it was just relief more than anything given how frustrating the day had been for the side.

‘That`s (celebration) because we worked so hard to get back into it, having obviously let ourselves down with the opening goal conceded. We worked hard against a team that sat in and my goal was a moment of relief. We`re glad this has come now rather than it being at the start of an international break, as that wouldn`t be a good way to end things.’

With goalkeeper David Stockdale involved in the defensive mix up that led to us falling a goal behind on the day, Murray said he didn’t expect our stopper to make many errors like that as he’s already more than showed his quality – but sometimes it happens – and he was confident ahead of the Wolverhampton Wanderers game that Brighton would continue to keep pace with Newcastle United and Norwich City at the top of the table.

‘He (Stockdale) showed he`s got a cool head. He made a mistake, but got right back on it and he showed how good he is. We`re not going to blame David for anything because he gets us out of some very sticky situations. Norwich and Newcastle were favourites going into the season and so far they`ve proven to be good money on that. Some teams are going to play them and think this is their cup final, but I`m sure they`ll come unstuck at some stage.’

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