Date: 4th January 2015 at 10:42pm
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With a two one defeat to Accrington Stanley this weekend backup up a four one defeat to Wimbledon, manager Paul Tisdale has admitted we have hit a dip again and lost the rhythm and momentum we had built up, so the challenge now it to bring that to an end and get ourselves going again.

Having opened 2015 with a loss, the gaffer told the Official Site that he thought the game against Accrington Stanley was fizzling out to a one all draw and given he felt we finished the strongest, he would’ve been disappointed with a point so he was very frustrated to see them nick all the points right at the death.

‘It’s a long season – we’ve having a little bit of a sticky patch and we need to get our rhythm back. Accrington are entitled to do something as well – it’s not just about us, and they responded. It’s our job to respond to that and we didn’t. We somehow gave them too much space – it’s difficult to analyse it without watching it frame by frame. We had the best of the first half, I was pleased with our performance, albeit there are things we could have done a bit better. But we didn’t respond to their pick up in performance.’

Tisdale says that whilst we didn’t ‘respond’ we did ride out their second wind at that point and we came back into the game, and unfortunately we ended up losing the game because in the final 15 minutes we changed things to try and force the winner, so that was difficult to take for everyone.

‘I tried to get the win – I changed it for the last 15 minutes to try to get a winner. We lost a point today, but it has to be our intention to go for a win when it’s one all in home games. We’ve done that numerous times to go for something, and it didn’t work. It feels really tough when it happens to you. But we’ll get our fair share and I’m sure we’ll keep playing the way we do and get our rhythm back.’