Florin Andone hails 'perfect day' after scoring in victory at Bournemouth

Florin Andone celebrates scoring at Bournemouth. Picture by PW Sporting Photography
Florin Andone celebrates scoring at Bournemouth. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Brighton & Hove Albion striker Florin Andone admitted the Seagulls' 3-1 FA Cup win at Bournemouth this afternoon was 'a perfect day'.

Goals from Anthony Knockaert and Yves Bissouma put Albion 2-0 up at half-time but Bournemouth got a goal back through Marc Pugh after 55 minutes.

Andone then got the third nine minutes later to seal the win and the Romanian forward said afterwards: "For me, it was very important. For strikers if you score, you have more confidence.

"It doesn't matter if it's the Premier League, FA Cup or if it's in training, I try to score always. Today is a perfect day, we won, I scored and I'm very happy."

On the match, Andone said: "We deserved the victory.

"We were very focused and we were better than them. This is the way - to keep fighting and working every match to have this feeling of winning.

"I'm very proud of my team-mates and this is the way we need to follow.

"Momentum is very important. This is a different competition but, for us, it is just one game more."

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