By Pa Reporter
Published: 06:26 GMT, 11 January 2021 | Updated: 06:26 GMT, 11 January 2021
Graham Potter breathed a huge sigh of relief after describing Brighton's FA Cup penalty shootout win over League Two Newport as 'traumatic'.
Brighton beat Newport 4-3 on penalties after 120 minutes of football on a difficult Rodney Parade surface had produced a 1-1 draw.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Seagulls goalkeeper Jason Steele made four saves in the shootout before defender Adam Webster - who had scored an unfortunate own goal in the final seconds of normal time - stroked home the decisive penalty.
Graham Potter described Brighton's FA Cup third-round win over Newport as 'traumatic'
The Brighton boss talks with Newport's Matt Dolan (left) after the FA Cup tie at Rodney Parade
'Traumatic as well as dramatic is what I'd call it,' Brighton manager Potter said.
'Newport showed all their battling qualities and full credit to them for that.
'We knew it was going to be a difficult tie and they didn't disappoint us.
'We should have won it and seen it out at the end of 90 minutes, but that's the way it goes sometimes.'
Solly March put Brighton ahead from the edge of the area with the clock counting down to 90 minutes and only 10 seconds of normal time remaining.