Pure Poyetry: no victory against Vitoria but we’re on song

One Jake made earlier
Jake: Gus conducts the singing

John McCormick writes:
Are you worried by our lack of goals to date? I must admit to concerns as it was a problem last season, right until the end. It doesn’t seem that Gus is too bothered, however, as he’s concentrating on position and possession, and passion, perhaps, as he praises the fans in his post match e-mail to M Salut:

Dear Colin,

I think the game was pretty similar to the one we played the other day, but obviously with a different result.

Like I said before the result doesn’t matter, it’s more about the way we play, the way we pass the ball and how the players get themselves into positions and today they got into great positions.

We were very good in the first half; we showed good control on the ball and we had lots of possession.

The game was a perfect opportunity for the players to continue working on the fitness and preparing for the season.

Vito [Mannone] didn’t play because he has been unwell. He had a stomach problem, nothing too serious, but we didn’t want to take a risk with him.

The fans were magnificent, they sang throughout the game. They’ve travelled far to back us and I was delighted to see so many there, they made us feel at home.

They are magnificent for the club and for the players.

Thanks for your support,
Gus Poyet

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