Trippier reflects on Brighton defeat: “The ideal timing for the international break”
Check out Kieran Trippier’s reaction following Newcastle’s disappointing 3-1 loss to Brighton. The talented England defender expressed his belief that the upcoming international break will provide a much-needed opportunity for the team to regroup and improve.
Newcastle’s season hasn’t started on a positive note. Currently sitting in 14th place in the Premier League, they have suffered three defeats and recorded only one victory so far.
Their most recent loss came at the hands of Brighton and Hove Albion, who are currently in 6th place. Eddie Howe’s side has faced a challenging start, having played against top clubs like Liverpool and Manchester City.
Brighton comfortably secured the victory, with a three-goal lead by the 70th minute. Newcastle’s consolation goal, scored by Callum Wilson, came in the 92nd minute.
One standout performer for Brighton was the promising Irish forward Evan Ferguson, who showcased his talent by scoring a hat-trick against Newcastle.
Reflecting on the match, Trippier acknowledged missed opportunities for Newcastle early on and stressed the importance of converting chances. Despite being down 3-0, the team remained united and resilient. Trippier emphasized the need to turn this defeat into a motivating force.
Looking ahead, Trippier mentioned the upcoming break as an opportunity to reset and prepare for important upcoming matches. He recognized the unique challenges that Brighton poses and emphasized the requirement for bravery and tactical discipline when facing them.
Trippier acknowledged room for improvement in Newcastle’s positional play and recognized the relentless nature of the Premier League. He highlighted the team’s aspirations to compete at the highest level, but acknowledged the need to reset during the international break and return rejuvenated.
Source: Newcastle United’s official Twitter page