King of Spades wrote:We probably werent good enough to win tonight tho despite the number of chances we made that came close. We shouldve been pressing a lot more than we did and working the ball into the box more as we were at the start. Again just like Saturday Basingstoke scored with their only real chance, which may have been the only shot they had that stayed in the ground, yet managed to still beat us with 10 men. We were just far too weak at times and have wasted the opportunity for 6 points in 3 days
I agree that we aren't good enough at bullying the defenders, although to be fair our scoring record this season has been pretty good. I have enjoyed a lot of the moments that Ollie and Scotty have provided.
However when you think of how young and inexperienced they both are, you have to look at some of the other players we've had up front and ask "what if" one of them had come good. Realistically if any one of McBean, Peacock or Pericard had lived up to their reputations we should have been able to pressure defences far more heavily, and players like Ollie and Scotty could have been introduced to the side in a better paced way. Now I think they both look knackered.
Also I think Rambo on the right wing has been found out - he hasn't got the pace to go down the outside and he's not comfortable enough on his left foot when he cuts inside.
Christian Nanetti, he'll do for me; he's from Bologna, in Italy.
His left foot's so good it talks; Christian Nanetti plays for the Hawks!