Date: 27th October 2014 at 9:08pm
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Manager Paul Tisdale has said that Exeter put in a very complete performance in our two nil victory over Morecambe last weekend.

A first half own goal gave us the advantage and we built on that late on in the game when Tom Nichols gave us the two goal cushion in the final minute of the match, and speaking to the Official Site Tisdale believed that the three points were fully deserved because we did control large parts of the game and we restricted Morecambe to few chances indeed with goalkeeper Christy Pym having a relatively quiet day.

‘I don’t want to sound like I’m gloating but it was a comfortable performance. Of course there were a few moments, but at 1-0 you always run the risk that a 40 yard shot flies into the top corner so you can never take anything for granted. It’s a difficult team talk winning away from home at half time when you’ve had the dominance of the half. It’s a good team talk to have but it’s not always easy.’

Tisdale goes on to say the basis of the chat was really about the dangers of only leading one nil and how we had to keep it tight at the back, and look to extend our advantage so we could relax more as the game drew to a close and they inevitably threw everything at us.

‘Their goalkeeper made some really good saves and we just didn’t finish them off early enough. Danny Butterfield and Matt Oakley really set the tone for the team with making everyone comfortable and adding calm, they gave us a really good footing in the game.’

Tisdale goes on to say that having had such good control of the match, he doesn’t feel it’s disrespectful to them to point out we were very comfortable for large parts of the match and that it was a ‘very complete’ showing from the lads.

With Tisdale also talking about it being a long old season and him knowing that there will be more tough times ahead and that he’s expecting it to be a rollercoaster season, he again repeats the line that you ‘have to make hay while the sun shines’ and he’s delighted to see our performances coming through consistently now and that results are matching them and he knows he can’t grumble at six wins from eight.