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Welbeck: We should have won the game

Striker on the scoresheet but Albion held at the Amex.

By Alex Stedman • 21 December 2020

By Paul Hazlewood
Danny Welbeck reflected on a disappointing draw with Sheffield United.

Danny Welbeck felt Albion should have taken three points from Sunday's match with Sheffield United at the Amex.

The forward got his second goal for the club late on in the 1-1 draw with the Blades and admitted the team were disappointed not to beat the league's bottom side.

“Going behind it was good to get a goal back, but in terms of the overall circumstances we feel that we should have won the match.

“We wanted to win and we're obviously disappointed we weren't able to do that.

“We thought we'd won it right at the end. It was frantic in the box, but those things happen and it didn't fall for us.”

Sheffield United midfielder John Lundstram was shown a straight red card in the first half for a bad challenge on Joel Veltman.

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Welbeck's Sheffield United reaction

Despite dominating the game for large spells, Albion were hit on the break by Jayden Bogle's goal before Welbeck's late volley rescued a point.

“We know we've got to put the ball in the back of the net when we're on top.

“Their goal was a good one on the break, but we know we have to be better in those situations and finish the match off.

“They're battling for survival and once they went down to ten men they sat back and tried to hit us on the break.

“That made it tough for us and we had to find that decisive moment with the final touch or finish, but unfortunately we could only get one.”

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