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Murray highlights impressive first half

30th January 2019, 11:28 by Aidan Perkins

Glenn Murray says Brighton must quickly forget their second-half collapse at Fulham but pointed out the positives from the defeat.

Two first-half goals from Murray had put Brighton in the driving seat against the struggling Cottagers at Craven Cottage on Tuesday.

But, after the break Calum Chambers pulled one back, Aleksandar Mitrovic scored twice and Luciano Vietto wrapped up a dramatic 4-2 win the the hosts.

The Seagulls have now lost three matches in a row in the Premier League for the first time but have a chance to bounce back at home to Watford on Saturday.

"Looking at the positives, it's probably one of the best first halves of football we've played all season," Murray told the club website.

"It's not all bad news, we've lost the game in disappointing circumstances, but it's about putting it to bed as soon as possible and we've got an opportunity to do so on Saturday.

"Everyone reacts differently and no one is more disappointed than me, but I know that you can't dwell on things in the Premier League.

"It's about getting on the horse again and there's another three points up for grabs."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Aidan Perkins is a senior journalist that specialises in football stories. Aidan, a Liverpool fan, also has a broad knowledge of several other sports.

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