Brighton manager Gustavo Poyet wants his players to behave as normal in the build-up to their Championship play-off semi-final.
game," he told the club's official website. "We don’t want the players to change anything in their life and we
don’t want them to do anything differently.
said to a few players with little kids that if their child is normally
awake at two in the morning and they normally get up, get up again at
the same time. Nothing should change because of this game."
do exactly the same. We will not change at all.
"We will approach it like we did at Leeds United two weeks ago and
every other away game this season."
Brighton have not played in English football's top flight for 30 years and Poyet knows what it would mean to the fans if they were to get past Crystal Palace and then win the final at Wembley.
He was quick to praise the performances of his players who have inspired their supporters by raising their game significantly this season having finished mid-table at the end of last season.
team can make so many people happy from a football game, which is great," he continued.
"It’s hard work as you have to run and suffer a bit but it’s a very nice
kind of hard work, especially when you are making so many people happy.
few people will be singing at each other with nice banter but that’s
it. Nothing more because it’s a football game and there are not lives at
stake. Families and health are more important than a football game."
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