John McCormick writes: I wrote an upbeat introduction to the weekend’s e-mail from the manager. Today, I can’t repeat the feat. I’ve travelled across Liverpool to lose a game of chess, which meant the team lost the match, and while taking solace at the bar and watching the final minutes of an apparently entertaining Liverpool v Spurs it transpired we’d once more self-destructed. How does our manager explain this? Let’s find out as M Salut shares with us the e-mail he received shortly after the game:
It was a very strange game; we lost because of the way we played in the first 20 minutes.
Their second goal came right on the stroke of half time and we didn’t start well, they scored a good goal and we were unable to recover.
When we started going forward we made a lot of good chances but we took nothing from them and QPR capitalised. After that it was a big challenge.
Today, 20 bad minutes, lots of missed chances plus their goalkeeper being man of the match resulted in defeat.
We did have a few good moments in the game, but we know if you have a bad start in the Barclays Premier League and concede the way we did then the rest is a consequence.
We need to make sure that it doesn’t happen again and that we are a better team in many ways.
Bradford is another game that is going to be difficult to play, we will need to adapt a lot and we need to be brave.
The big test is the week after when we play West Brom, that will be an important day for everyone and we need to make sure that we are all better than we were today.
Thanks for your support,
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