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Cambridge City 1 (Lynch 57) Lewes 0
Attn: 391

We started well against Cambridge and made a few chances in the first fifteen minutes, but after we failed to take them, confidence started slowly draining in certain individuals. It was a difficult game for Paul Booth, returning to play against the club we signed him from, for which he’s scored so many goals last season. For us he’s played well, he’s worked hard and he’s created goals, but he’s only scored one in seven, he’s not used to that, and it’s started to get to him. You could see that as the game went on: he wasn’t making the runs we’re used to from him, and he wasn’t getting involved in the game. His head had gone down. It happens to all strikers at some stage in their career and the answer is simple. When he gets a goal it will all start flowing as normal again.

Cambridge scored their goal in the second half, and it came from a series of errors. Where do I start? Wilko threw the ball out straight to one of their guys and he crossed it to the centre-forward who was completely unmarked. I don’t want to make excuses but either he’s made the best run of his life, or he was offside. In the last twenty minutes we were all over them, we had the ball most of the time, but we were unable to convert that possession into chances. The coach journey home was very quiet. My job now is to encourage the players so they’re up for the next game. (continued overleaf...)


Photo Booth: Lewes’ new striker needs a goal