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West Ham captain Angelo Ogbonna: We'll take Brighton draw

West Ham captain Angelo Ogbonna says they can be happy with their 1-1 draw at Brighton.

Chicharito's 61st minute goal gave the Hammers the lead, although Leandro Trossard soon levelled it up.

“It's never easy here and I think we stepped up," Ogbonna said. “On the other times we played here, we didn't have a chance, so today I think at least we got one point and we have started our season.

“We had some periods when we had to defend but this is the way because you can't always keep the ball. Sometimes you have to stick together and try to keep a clean sheet. We didn't do that, so we are looking to do that in the next game.

“We played well in the first 20 minutes, then we dropped back a little bit and we conceded chances to them, but we stayed in the game and improved after half-time and we take a point home."

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