Danny Nardiello on the last minute goal‘That feels like a win, though I felt we deserved something from the game. I was praying for that one chance because I played that badly, but thankfully I had the chance and put the ball in the back of the net and saved a point for us. I don’t think anyone who watched that will have thought I had a good game but thankfully the gaffer kept faith in me and kept me on the pitch. Luckily I managed to get the goal.
If I get a chance, then I will back myself to take that chance, even a chance in the last minute. The lads dug in and were fantastic trying to drag me out of it. I put it through the keeper’s legs and as I went through I took a touch. I just tried to hit the target, you’ve always got a chance if you do and I’m buzzing with the goal, now it gives us something to build on.
We know, I know, where it went wrong on Thursday as a team. I don’t think we held it up enough and we couldn’t keep hold of the ball. In the second half they got their goal but we kept on fighting. We stepped into another gear after their second goal and we need to play like that form the beginning of games. The back four and midfield were fantastic in the second half, and Anton Forrester was class when he came on.
Anton made a difference when he came on, he did really well. He kept the ball like I couldn’t and he was fantastic, it’s good to see him and Ashley Grimes come off the bench and play like that. Ashley Grimes is a good player, he has great vision, great feet and nearly got himself on the score sheet as well. We scored the first from Ashley’s chance so he was involved in it anyway.
We can’t go and score three to win games and giving teams a head start. We know where we need to work on and the gaffer has been fantastic with us since we came in. We are working hard to improve things and I think we are starting to show signs of improving. It’s up to the players on the pitch to do it and in the first half there were a few of us not on par, but this is something to build on and it’s always nice to get a last minute equaliser.
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