Chiori Johnson is looking to cement his place in the Yeovil Town line-up having completed his first 90 minutes since joining the club in the summer.
The former Arsenal youngster scored the Glovers’ only goal in the 1-0 home win over Solihull Moors to earn his side their second win of the National League season.
He played in the left wing-back position in a five-man midfield having featured on the right side and in the middle in his previous appearances this season.
Asked by BBC Somerset’s Sheridan Robins about his battle to get a regular starting spot in the side, he said: “It has been frustrating, but sometimes you have to respect what the manager does and work hard every day in training and eventually you will get your opportunity.
“When you do, you have to take it, so I am trying to do that right now, so we’ll see how that goes.”
Asked about his versatility, he added: “I’m comfortable in a variety of positions, as long as I am on the pitch, I’m happy, I don’t mind if it’s on the left, on the right or in the middle.”
The win over a Solihull side expected to challenge for promotion again this season moved the Glovers out of the National League relegation zone which they had slipped in to having won just once in their opening 12 matches.
Johnson said he believed the team had been “really unlucky” with results not matching their performances so far this season.
He added: “We really need that win today, we have been working so hard and we have played really well in games and got unlucky and we got the result today. Now we have something to build on.”