Date: 16th August 2017 at 4:34pm
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Striker Glenn Murray has said Brighton will quickly adapt to the quality in the Premier League following defeat to Manchester City in our opening game.

With our second top flight game coming up this weekend against Leicester City, Murray felt we could take plenty of positives from the first game and that’s what people should be focusing on.

Speaking to the Official Site Murray insisted the group wouldn’t be too down about the defeat.

‘Obviously we lost a game against a very good team. It`s something we`ve not got to accept but at the same time, to a certain extent, we need to get used to it – being in this division now. The club isn’t used to not winning games over the last two seasons, so it`s something that we`ve got to accept but we can`t allow it to get us down. We held them for 70 minutes and there are a lot of positives to be taken from that. We`ll sit down, watch a video and start building towards Leicester.’

With the Manchester City game seeing more television eyes on Brighton than ever before, Murray also spoke about the increased media attention we’ll get this year.

‘As soon as you get promoted into the Premier League, there`s a lot more media onus on the boys, but that`s all part and parcel of the game and it`s good to have that buzz around the place. Every single game is a test in the Premier League, but we`ll prepare for each one individually and do our best.’

He went on to say.

‘Every game we`ll go out and try to take points from, but obviously with the teams that are possibly going to be close to us, we`ve got to try and take points off them. We put pressure on ourselves. We want to stay in the league and want to win every week. We`re all raring to go for this weekend.’

As for the open training session, he went on to say.

‘It was good to open the gates, let the fans come in on a Tuesday morning and allow them to see what we do. It`s obviously not as glamorous as Saturday afternoons, but nevertheless, it was an insight into what we do, day-in day-out. We showed them how we work to get prepared for games and I`m sure some of them would have been surprised at what we did.’

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