I always thought the moment we met a settled side at this stage, that we might come unstuck, but I wasn’t expecting it to be League One opposition that confirmed my instinct.
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The English League Cup
I thought we looked tired here, despite the bright start we made, and while it’s disappointing to lose after leading twice, we lacked the intensity needed to deal with the different phases of the game.
This was a decent display and went well for us. It was the type of match you hoped for in pre-season, as Walsall gave a good account of themselves and asked us questions throughout and provided us with a good workout.
This was a really dire game of football that left me feeling like my eyes were bleeding, it was that bad, and it’s not often I ever say things like that.
A lot of fans around me were complaining why the player’s weren’t getting stuck in, but they probably didn’t understand that it was very difficult for our men to get close enough to the United players. At times United passed the ball around superbly. It was slick and incisive and designed to pull us about […]
It was interesting watching us against Aston Villa in the Cup. I wondered how we would perform against Premiership class opposition and learned a lot from the match. Villa weren’t at the races, that much was clear, but they still had quality in their side that was always a danger to us.
I had the pleasure once again of filling in for Clive and did a match report for him over at Loft For Words.
Despite the brilliant performance and absorbing game of football on show at the County Ground on Tuesday, we were still prone to old bad habits that have plagued our game for the past couple of years.
Once I again I had the pleasure of being able to write the match report for Clive’s Loft For Words website, so you can find my thoughts there!
Our terrible record in Cup competitions continued this evening after a disastrous exit at the hands of lower league opposition, yet again!