DOWN TO EARTH WITH A BANG
RUB SALTS IN THE WOUND
The U18s came down to earth with a crash today.
An away trip to Salts after 4 easy wins & the message beforehand was about doing the right things even in easy games.
Today's game was a wake up call. We started badly & didn't really improve.
Salts were quicker, stronger & hungrier. They'd turned up expecting a hard game, we'd turned up expecting a stroll.
We were lucky to go in only 2-1 down at half time. A goal from Ayanda Sibanda keeping us in the game.
The second half was one way traffic with Salts getting 4 unanswered goals and also missing a penalty.
No one had a good game and I include myself in that. Could have been more decisive & given the lads some clearer direction.
Man of the match Benj King
. Made some mistakes but didn't hide & never gave up.