Ulloa targets play-off spot

Brighton's Leonardo Ulloa will settle for nothing less than a play-off place at the end of the season.

Last Updated: 19/03/13 at 15:20 Post Comment

Leonardo Ulloa (2nd r): Wants a play-off place

Leonardo Ulloa (2nd r): Wants a play-off place

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The Argentinian striker, 26, signed from Almeria in January, returned to Spain to receive his award for finishing last season as leading goalscorer in the Segunda Division.

Ulloa scored 28 goals for Almeria, but the Spanish club failed to make the play-offs and he is determined to go one better with Brighton.

"I'm very happy with this award for all the goals I scored last season," Ulloa told Brighton's official website.

"I had an amazing year, scoring a lot of goals and the team did well.

"I still feel bad though because the goals did not mean we were able to reach the play-offs."

Ulloa, who struck twice in Saturday's 3-0 win against Crystal Palace to help Albion go level on points with sixth-placed Leicester, added: "Those goals meant I secured this transfer to Brighton.

"Now I'm living a new experience and I'm very happy. I hope that the goals I'm scoring mean the team can end the season in the top six.

"We know that the play-off push will be hard and all the teams are doing well, but I have a lot of faith in this team.

"To reach the play-offs is our goal and it is very important for the club."

TEAMtalk Facebook Fan Page

The TEAMtalk fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

D

on't go to England at your age, you'll either be mugged or not appreciated. Or made to lump the ball long to a bloke who looks like a mascot.

megabrow (cufc)
Beckenbauer warns Schweinsteiger

F

rom the headline I presumed he meant boots, pants, jim-jams, toothbrush and paste, passport, tickets, premier inn long-term package, Scouse-English-Portuguese-German dictionary, 'How to be a 9 and 3/4' by B. Rodgers, few dozen tins of food and Evian because you can never be sure about the local food/water...

KevinBoatang
Firmino has 'everything' for PL - Willian

H

e looked like he was playing with a plastic pound shop ball in the wind against Juve, his passing was so bad.

paddy7s
Sergio Ramos: Exactly What United Need

Footer 365

Barcelona beat Man City in race to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba

Barcelona have reportedly agreed a £64million deal with Juventus to sign Paul Pogba - with the deal scheduled to go through in the summer of 2016.

Turan future decision due

Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan, who has stated his desire to play in England, will make a decision on his future this week, according to his agent.

Manchester United target Sergio Ramos one of the top defenders in Europe, says Jamie Carragher

Jamie Carragher believes Manchester United would be signing “one of the top defenders in Europe” if they complete a deal for Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos.

Mail Box

Arsenal Only Need Two More (As Ever)

One Chelsea fan still doesn't see Arsenal as title contenders, plus we have thoughts on Petr Cech, Sergio Ramos, Heurelho Gomes, Paulinho and Arsenal Denilson...

Cech To Arsenal Has Been On The Cards For Years

We have happy Arsenal fans regarding their new goalkeeper, plus thoughts on Jose vs Arsene, transfer bulls**t, like-for-like Liverpool, WWC and population pedantry...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company