Stockport v Colchester Utd: Quotes

COLCHESTER United boss Aidy Boothroyd admits his side got what they deserved after throwing away a two-goal lead at rock-bottom Stockport.Substitute Ian Henderson saw a shot hit the underside of the bar and come inches away from clearing the line at the end, but Boothroyd - who switched to a defensive 4-5-1 formation in the second half - admits his side did not deserve all three points "If that shot had gone in at the end it might have covered up a few cracks," said Boothroyd.

Stuart Watson

COLCHESTER United boss Aidy Boothroyd admits his side got what they deserved after throwing away a two-goal lead at rock-bottom Stockport.

Substitute Ian Henderson saw a shot hit the underside of the bar and come inches away from clearing the line at the end, but Boothroyd - who switched to a defensive 4-5-1 formation in the second half - admits his side did not deserve all three points

"If that shot had gone in at the end it might have covered up a few cracks," said Boothroyd.

"I'm disappointed, but I have no complaints. In the second half we were dominated and that can't happen to a team that's pushing for promotion.

"To go two goals up away from home we'd expect to finish the game off, especially with the record and players we've got.

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"Unfortunately though their two centre-backs have dominated our two centre-forwards and our two forwards have failed to dominate their two centre-backs.

"Yes, we have blown it today, but this is just one little battle blown - we have got a war to win."

- Full match report and reaction in Monday's EADT.

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