Date: 11th October 2015 at 12:32pm
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Manager Lee Johnson has talked of his disappointment and frustration following yesterday’s two one loss to Crewe Alexandra.

With Crewe taking the early lead at Oakwell, Barnsley hit back within two minutes to level the scores and despite what Johnson felt was a one sided affair for most of the game, we couldn’t make the break through and eleven minutes from time they got the second goal that proved to be the winner.

With greater possession and a greater number of chances both on and off target across the 90 minutes, a irked Johnson told the Official Site that it was clearly a game we should’ve won, so to not even take a point from it was a bitter pill to swallow.

‘We`ve dominated from start to finish. I can`t put my finger on why we haven`t won that game comfortably. I`m disappointed with some of the decisions. Hourihane is onside and given off. Sam Winnall scores but is also given offside when he wasn`t. This is the most frustrated I`ve been in my managerial career. I believe in the group and they`ve done alright today. No lack of passion or work rate, but the quality wasn`t there on occasions. They`ve had near enough twenty shots on goal but for whatever reason we`ve not got a result.’

With disappointment yesterday, Johnson was adamant that the players needed to bounce back quickly because we have the re-arranged Johnstone’s Paint Trophy tie against Bradford to contend with on Tuesday night and it remains a competition he wants to progress in.

‘It`s a good thing we have a game Tuesday. We have to keep going. The lads won`t lose confidence from that game. They`ll go into the Bradford game knowing they`re in decent form individually, we just need to find the formula to set us off on a three to four game win streak.’

With finishing letting us down on the day, Johnson went on to say it was our Achilles heel at the moment but the only way through it was by continuing to work hard and maintaining our belief.

‘The end product is our floor at the moment. We`re getting into good areas and teams are finding it difficult to match us, so they sit off. When they sit off you`ve got to find a bit of magic and quality but we haven`t had that today.’

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