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Goalscorer Welbeck hails Brighton performance for victory over Leeds

Danny Welbeck says Brighton defeated Leeds United playing the right way on Saturday.

Welbeck scored his fifth goal of the season to seal a 2-0 win at the Amex after Pascal Gross had scored a first-half penalty to put Albion in front.

“I am happy to get a goal in what was such an important game for us. As a team we're really happy and I am proud of the performance we put in against a tough opponent.

“It was a really intense game, but we had a plan that we stuck to and in the end executed it perfectly.

“We could have had another goal before I scored because we created some good chances but once we got the second that put us in a good position."

Welbeck's brilliant turn and finish was a goal of the season contender.

“It's one of those situations where you're looking around to see what solutions you've got to the situation.

“Once the ball is in there and I have seen where the defenders are, I was confident it would come off. You do it in training, so it's nice to pull it off in a game. I am really pleased with the goal I enjoyed it."

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