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Derby Draw Disappointment Shows Improvement

Stiliyan Petrov believes the disappointment surrounding our recent 1-1 draw with Wolves, shows how far the club have progressed under Monny.

I must admit I kind of see his point, but it doesn't factor in that we barely turned up for the match at all.

Speaking on the official site Petrov said it was probably the kind of game a few seasons ago we would've snatched defeat from the jaws of victory having conceded so soon after scoring ourselves.

But he was pleased with the fact that we held on for the point and doesn't believe it was a disaster that we only drew.

'We were frustrated to concede so soon after scoring. We know it's important to keep hold of the ball straight after we score to settle our nerves but these things can happen in football.

'We held on and got the point. It is a good point. At the end of the season, these points make a difference.'

The important thing as we all knew was the result and not to lose in this match. We achieved that. Yes the performance was crap, but as said before the match, this was one game where the performance can be ignored.

We were on a high after Chelsea, and we had to ensure we didn't lose. Being a derby clash it was going to be scrappy and ugly to boot, and overall I don't think I've seen that many grumbles.

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Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday October 26 2009

Time: 2:17PM

 

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