Date: 9th February 2014 at 11:41am
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Manager Paul Tisdale was delighted to see Exeter fight back for an important point after trailing Portsmouth from the ninth minute of the game.

They got their noses in front inside of ten minutes, and it took Exeter until the dying moments of the game to equalise through a goal from Liam Sercombe, but it certainly wasn’t through lack of effort on our part.

Speaking to the Official Site following the draw Tisdale explained that he thought our performance overall was very good indeed and the only thing lacking was a killer touch, so he was delighted to see us get back into it with 30 seconds or so to go.

‘It was a brilliant game where the atmosphere was fantastic and played out under difficult conditions. I’m really proud of the way my team played and delighted that we got that deserved goal at the end.’

Tisdale goes on to say that in the first half when we were against the wind he felt we were terrific, but it was just unfortunate that they made the most of the set piece and scored from it, because we had a number of decent opportunities ourselves that we just couldn’t get on the end off, and annoyingly for us that followed on in the second half.

The gaffer admits you always have plans should you go one nil down in a game, but what he certainly didn’t factor on was losing Scot Bennett and Pat Baldwin who both came off injured at the half time break, so to have dealt with that just added to his delight from the day.

Of course Exeter are now three unbeaten again so confidence can be taken from that, and it’s something we can continue to build on, and hopefully that’s exactly what we’ll now do.