Brighton and Hove Albion striker James Wilson has stated that his side have “great confidence” after Monday’s 1-1 draw against Derby County, according to The Argus.

Brighton travel to Middlesbrough for Saturday’s final league game, where a win will see Albion promoted to the Premier League.

The on-loan striker from Manchester United secured a point with his 94th minute strike against County in their final game of the regular season at the Amex, a result that extended their unbeaten run to 13 games.

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The 20-year-old has scored four goals in 23 Championship appearances this season, assisting a further two.

Speaking about Monday’s result and the clash against Middlesbrough, Wilson said that “I just peeled off at the back post and knew he could not get much power on the header away. I just watched it come down and put it into the net.

“It’s given us great confidence going into the last game. Going into the last game on a defeat is probably the worst way to do it. We have got a point so we’re going up to Middlesbrough with some confidence.”

A win or draw would be enough for Middlesbrough to secure automatic promotion to the Premier League. However, if Brighton earn the three points, they will go up instead of Middlesbrough who would drop down to the playoffs.

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