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West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini satisfied with Brighton point

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini was satisfied with their 1-1 draw at Brighton.

Chicharito's 61st minute goal gave them the platform to claim their first positive result of the new season, and although Leandro Trossard soon levelled it up, Pellegrini felt the point was fair.

“I think it's a good point," Pellegrini said. “They are a difficult team, who played with a lot of trust after their win at Watford last week.

“On the performance, in the first half we started well for the first 20 minutes, but we didn't create chances. After that we disappeared from the pitch and Brighton had all the possession. We defended well and they didn't create too many chances.

“In the second half, it was a good game for both teams. Both had opportunities, we scored one goal each so I think the draw reflected what happened."

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