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Roberto De Zerbi on Brighton’s 6-0 win over Wolves: ‘Today was my best game as a coach’

Brighton & Hove Albion manager Roberto De Zerbi has praised his team following their emphatic 6-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League today.

The 43-year-old watched his side produce an incredible display at the Amex Stadium, putting their opponents to the sword.

Deniz Undav, Pascal Gross and Danny Welbeck scored braces to help them win the game.

The Seagulls missed several other chances to bring more shame to their opponents.

De Zerbi could not hide the delight, praising the level of quality in the dressing room.

He made five changes from their loss to Nottingham Forest and was happy that the players that came in stepped up.

De Zerbi said (via Brighton’s official website): “I’m not surprised. I love my players. For me, it is an honour to work here.

“The level of the players is fantastic. Today was my best game as a coach.

“Now, we have to prepare for the next game against Manchester United to achieve our target – Europe.”

The former Shakhtar Donetsk manager admitted his team had suffered in their last two games and needed this victory.

They lost to Manchester United in the FA Cup semi-final before the league loss to Forest.

Brighton are still in the fight for a place in Europe. They are eighth in the table with 52 points, just two points behind fifth-placed Tottenham Hotspur.

De Zerbi urged his side to keep fighting, and they will need all that fight when United roll into town on Thursday.

The game is a chance for Brighton to avenge their FA Cup loss to the Red Devils.

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