Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins hopes the weekend’s objective in opposition to Brighton might be the beginning of a scoring streak, after hitting blanks since December.
The England worldwide stated: “I wanted that. Individually I count on much more from myself and I feel different individuals do as effectively.
“It’s good I obtained a objective. Hopefully, it’s the first of many now and there are good issues to return.”
Watkins made it 2-0 for Steven Gerrard’s facet within the second half after Matty Money had scored the opener, and this eased their fears of being a part of a relegation battle.
Watkins added: “I feel being good off the ball is a giant factor for us.
“On the ball, we’ve got wonderful expertise. When individuals like (Philippe) Coutinho get on the ball it’s straightforward for individuals like me and Ingsy (Danny Ings) to make runs and he’ll discover us.
“It’s nonetheless new. We try to gel collectively and get extra robust performances like Saturday.
“We knew it could be tough after a sticky patch within the season however all credit score to the boys. We dug in and obtained what we deserved.
“Off the ball, they’d the vast majority of possession however they didn’t have many clear probabilities or create an excessive amount of. I assumed we handled them very effectively and it was away efficiency.”
The Villans play Southampton subsequent within the Premier League.