Manager Frustrated At Missed Chances
was disappointed his side did not capitalise on their dominant first half performance against Leyton Orient. Rob PagePort Vale boss
scored midway through the opening 45 minutes, sending the Valiants in a goal up at the break, but the visitors failed to extend their lead despite numerous opportunities.Chris Birchall
After the interval, and own goal by Neill Collins, a Dave Mooney penalty and a long-range strike from Dean Cox sealed the points for the O’s.
after the game, Page was frustrated at Vale’s missed chances and felt it was a contest of two halves.Valiant PlayerSpeaking to
“The first half performance, there was only one team in it, that was ourselves,” he said.
“We got the goal and it’s important that when you’re on top like that you go and get a second goal but we couldn’t get it.
“We knew we had to start fast in the second half, the crowd were on their back, there was only one team in it first half.
“We’re bitterly disappointed with the penalty, we talked at half time about decision making and limiting mistakes and we gave them a penalty and get Chris [Neal] sent off.
“Disappointing afternoon but we can’t dwell on it, we’ve got to dust ourselves down and work hard again.”
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