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MURRAY PRAISES EXCELLENT SERVICE

25 September 2016

Albion's striker highlighted the quality of the assists in yesterday's win.


Glenn Murray praised the excellent quality of service he received, as his brace ensured Brighton & Hove Albion claimed a 2-0 victory over Barnsley yesterday.

The frontman broke the deadlock after being teed up by Beram Kayal to end a slick counter-attacking move, before nodding home from Jiri Skalak’s pin-point free-kick in the second half.

He said, "It was a good day and it was another important three points.

“The first goal was a fantastic move and Beram’s vision in the box was brilliant; his pass was quality and I strode onto it. It was a great team goal.

“Again [second goal], it was about the quality of the delivery from [Jiri] Skalak; it was right on the money and I just needed to get a little flick on it.

“I think that second goal killed the game off.”

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The experienced forward led the plaudits for team-mate Anthony Knockaert, who caused the Barnsley defence plenty of problems throughout the 90 minutes.
 
“Anthony’s fantastic and just thrilling to watch; the more he does that for us, the better.
 
“As you can see from the stands, he’s a pleasure to watch and a pleasure to play for. The way he plays is frightening.
 
“As teams become more aware of him, they double up, which frees more space up for me. I think he can handle playing against two men too, which is a compliment to him.
 
“It’s great [moving up to third in the table], and we’ve just got to keep that momentum going week after week.”

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