Solihull Moors FC - Liam McDonald reacts to Macclesfield defeat
 
Powered by
 
 
 
   
 
Pick a team to view there news.
YOU ARE HERE - Home - Liam McDonald reacts to Macclesfield defeat
 
Liam McDonald reacts to Macclesfield defeat
*'We've got to be more clinical in front of goal' -by Luke Turner*
PUBLISHED: 10th Sep 17

Solihull Moors manager Liam McDonald bemoaned the chances his side missed as they fell to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Macclesfield Town.

Scott Wilson scored the only goal of the game against the run of play, shortly after Moors skipper Darren Carter saw a penalty kick saved.

McDonald said: “We’re disappointed. Macclesfield were good in the first-half and the key was staying in it because we started poorly. We defended well and dealt with a lot.

“We were the better side in the second-half, we've missed a hatful of chances and we've got to be more clinical in front of goal.

“On the flip side of things, we win and we lose together. In the second-half, we dominated for a good 20 minute spell and next thing you know, they've scored.”

The games are coming thick and fast for The Moors and McDonald sensed that his players were feeling the effects of the hectic Saturday-Tuesday schedule.

“The lads are tired, I could see that in the last 15 minutes, but we’ll dust ourselves down and be back out on Tuesday looking to make sure we’re more clinical in front of goal,” He continued.

“They've (Macclesfield) probably had two or three chances today and we've probably had five or six - that's the difference at the minute where Macclesfield are and where we are, we need to be more clinical.

“We've missed a penalty again which is frustrating.”

Despite the defeat, there were positives to take from what was overall a pretty tight encounter and one that Solihull could've easily been on the winning side of - but McDonald questioned why his men seem to start so differently in each half.

“Why do we start the second-half really well? We’re renowned now for having good second-half’s. Why do we come out (in the first-half) tentative and slow to things?

“We need to be better in the first-half, even on Tuesday night we weren't great in the first 15/20 minutes.

“We were edgy, we were mistiming our headers and misplacing our passes. We’ll get better and I know I sound like a broken record, but we've even had George Carline missing today. We found out this morning that he was doubtful.

“We’ll be better and we just look forward to Tuesday now to get out there and put it right.”


 
Solihull Moors land Coventry City striker on loan
News Article Date: 17th Nov 17
*Kwame Thomas joins on a short-term loan until January*
 
Mark Yates appointed as new manager
News Article Date: 15th Nov 17
*Moors announce new management team*
 
MAFC (3) Northfield Town FC (1) - Match abandoned at half-time
News Article Date: 13th Nov 17
*Unpleasant scenes at Tally Ho! - by Ronald Crane*
 
   
 
View All Sponsors
 
     
 
Powered & Designed by
 
Home I About Us I Cookie Policy I Support I Contact Us I Privacy Policy I Getting Started
Copyright Forward Sport 2016 - 2017 all rights reserved
This website is the only official website of Solihull Moors and is apart of the Forward Sport Group