‘It felt like a defeat’ — Mount reacts to 1-1 draw with Brighton

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Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount has admitted that the 1-1 draw against Brighton actually felt like a defeat for his side.

Chelsea started the game in dominant form and scored a 28th minute goal courtesy of Romelu Lukaku, but the game became difficult after then.

Both sides had chances to score, but it wasn’t until stoppage time that the game witnessed a second goal, as Danny Welbeck headed in a goal in stoppage time to hurt Chelsea’s joy.

Speaking at the end of the game, Mason Mount admitted it felt like a defeat.

“When we draw late on like that it definitely does feel like a defeat,” said the Chelsea midfielder.

“It’s two points dropped from being in a winning position for most of the game.

“I know that they made it very difficult and in the second half they were pushing and had more chances, but we still felt like we controlled it and we had chances of our own that we should have done better with. When they scored late on it was gutting.

“It’s a massive disappointment to lead the game so late on and then to concede at the worst time after putting so much into the game. It probably wasn’t our best performance but we were 1-0 up in the 90th minute, so we obviously felt like we could win the game and get through it, but they scored late on and it’s devastating for us after putting so much into it.”

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