Poyet: We are a good team

Gus Poyet was a satisfied manager after Brighton had travelled north to Huddersfield to beat their promotion rivals 2-1 at the John Smith's Stadium.

Last Updated: 18/11/12 at 09:28 Post Comment

Gus Poyet: Brighton boss satisfied after win at Huddersfield

Gus Poyet: Brighton boss satisfied after win at Huddersfield

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Will Buckley grabbed a first half brace for the Seagulls, while Simon Church netted a last-gasp consolation for the hosts.

And Poyet enthused: "Three hours ago we were one win in nine and people were saying that was terrible.

"Now they are saying we are unbeaten in five and it's fantastic. We are a good team and difficult to play against. I am happy for the players.

"Sometimes football is fair and you get three points but other times you have to take it on the chin and go home.

"We have had to battle and some of our players are not used to that type of football. It's a learning curve."

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lassic management. Build them up and then knock them back. Raise expectations and then dampen them. Create a dynamic where by you demand the most from your team, but where the team are given room to manoeuvre unexpected or unwanted results. Classy work by Van Gaal, he really reminds me a lot of me. A smart cookie, make no doubt.

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urely because of that little diva moment he had last night, I don't want him coming to my club. DESTROYED ? Grow up and give something back to the club that helped put you up there on the world stage.

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