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Rodgers points out where Leicester must improve after 'fair result' against Brighton

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Brendan Rodgers has pointed out Leicester City must improve in possession after Sunday's draw with Brighton.

The Foxes were the victims of a late equaliser from Danny Welbeck.

"It was a fair result," Rodgers said. "I thought we had good chances. Their 'keeper made some good saves. We had opportunities to score more than one goal and then, for the last half an hour, they were on top of us. We had to defend.

"We couldn't quite manage to keep hold of the ball, the possession. Of course, when you can't do that, then it brings on more pressure onto you. That's something we need to develop and be better in."

On where his team must improve, Rodgers said: "I said to the players leading into the game that the Tottenham game won't define us, but it was a failure from our perspective because we should have won that game. Lessons are there to be learned and there was a great lesson in that.

"We conceded late on today and it would have been very easy to just give up and concede again, but we didn't. We hung in there and the players gave everything. I still think there's areas that we can improve on. We don't keep the ball for long-enough periods.

"That's been something from my first week in here. Sometimes the players are in too big a rush to finish the attack when you have to work teams and find the space. When we do that, we look a good team, but today, too many times, we got rid of the ball instead of passing it. That leads to pressure."

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