Date: 26th February 2014 at 3:57pm
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Manager Paul Tisdale has said that the squad looked very nervous in last night’s defeat to Wycombe Wanderers.

Despite going behind early on in the game, Exeter couldn’t get themselves back on level terms despite having the greater possession and chances on the night and speaking to the Official Site the gaffer was left to express his disappointment at our failure to pick up at least a point.

‘I’m disappointed. The one thing you don’t want to do against Wycombe is concede a goal, because they set out to defend. When they got a goal up, that situation is clarified, and that was the last thing we needed. We looked incredibly nervous in making the correct decisions, we put in a lot of effort, but when the team is disconnected, that effort just falls into the mud.’

Tisdale says that was very evident last night and despite the players coming off exhausted having run themselves into the ground, we just weren’t clever enough to have made all that effort count for something over the 90 minutes.

Another worry for the gaffer was our lack of composure around the box, because we certainly created the opportunities, but we rushed them and despite playing some really good stuff, when it counted in the final third we were wasteful.

The marked difference between that showing and our victory over Southend is clear for all to see, and the gaffer knows we just have to keep plugging away and get ourselves back on track and back to the form levels and performance levels that we know we are capable of.