We controlled the game but switched off.. Robbo's verdict.

Last updated : 05 January 2008 By Bigrich.....
Speaking to the post match press conference Robbo can't fault his teams performance but rues the chances that went begging.

"We lost the game on a breakaway, we warned about it you've got to guard against that, we knew they would bring some pace on in the second half at some point, they did that but I thought we were controlling the game but as always that dangers there."

"We switched off for 2 seconds with a free-kick of our own, they've broken forward on the break and scuffed one under Andy Warrington who is really really disapointed. It's like a knife through the heart."

"We've had chances to win the game but it just shows the run they're on at the moment. They grind out results and it's very dissapointing for us today."

"Goals change games and we've not managed to stick one in the back of the net and we need to be more ruthless in front of goal without a shadow of a doubt. A goal would have changed the complextion of the game totally, as it was they were able to sit back, I think they were happy to take a point but they managed to get all three. I'm bitterly disapointed for us but we have to bounce back and pick ourselves up quickly."

"We created half chances and probably a clear cut chance in the game but we've just got to be livelier. It's easy to say at the end of a period of five games in quick succession, its hard work. I think you could tell that from both side today it was a little bit cagey and a chess like game and we've just come up a bit short. Everybodys bitterly disapointed."

"They're at the top of the table and they're not there without reason, you saw the strength and depth in squad that they've got today and it makes a big difference. They have the budget to be able bring in that strength in depth and maybe they had a few more fresh legs then we had. But apart from that I thought we did well and controlled the game. It was just one of those days."

"We're confident, we can compete without a doubt and we are better than a lot of teams in this division! We are in this position on merit! The results have gone for us today which is the only positive I can take from todays game, There was some decent performances in our ranks today but we just lack that little bit of concentration towards the end, but thats in no small part to the fact that we were trying to win the game. It's just tempering that enthusiasm a little bit with a bit of reality, a points better than nothing."

"January and Febuary are big months followed by March & April which will be big months, We've got to come back and get a result against Lincoln. There are no easy games and we have to maintain the form that we've shown for the majority of the season."

Robbo was then asked if he thought that todays opposition would go on and win the league; "M K Dons are the best team we've played, if they can come to a place like Millmoor and grind out a result, not have the best of the play, most of the play has been against you but can go up the other end, score and leave with the three points then you've always got a chance haven't you!" he said.

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