Samuel netted in County’s first aggressive sport of the season on Saturday, to salvage a 1-1 draw in opposition to Buckie Thistle within the Premier Sports activities Cup.
The Staggies went on to assert the bonus level with a 5-3 penalty shoot-out win.
Ross County ahead Dominic Samuel has began as he means to proceed on the aim path this season.
Englishman Samuel netted simply as soon as in 12 begins and 19 substitute appearances final season, however seems to be upon the brand new marketing campaign as a recent alternative to get his identify on the scoresheet extra repeatedly.
Samuel stated: “As a striker, it doesn’t matter what sport it’s – whether or not it’s a league or cup sport – you need to get on the scoresheet. That’s going to be my predominant goal this 12 months.
“I’d use any alternative to attempt to get extra objectives, whether or not it’s a pleasant or a league sport.
“Personally as a striker I simply need to get the objectives in each sport it doesn’t matter what.
“It took me some time final season, after developing from England.
“It’s fairly powerful, you do must toughen up. It’s not as fairly however in soccer you could be taught to adapt fast.
“Final season I used to be studying and taking issues on, and I hope to take that have into this season.”
Though County had been unable to make a successful begin in opposition to Highland League opposition, Samuel was happy to get two factors on the board after the Staggies had discovered themselves behind to the Jags.
The 28-year-old added: “The situations had been troublesome and groups in a decrease division have some extent to show.
“Honest play to them, they didn’t give us a simple sport, they didn’t give us a yard. It was all about us looking for a solution to get a win.
“In these video games early within the season, the principle factor is discovering your toes and getting the minutes in.
“On the identical time, it’s the identical goal – to get the win irrespective of who you’re enjoying.