‘Totally unlike us’ – Liam Manning bemoans MK Dons display after Sheffield Wednesday defeat – What We Know!

'Totally unlike us' - Liam Manning bemoans MK Dons display after Sheffield Wednesday defeat

Liam Manning was left ruing Milton Keynes Dons sluggish begin towards Sheffield Wednesday. The Dons trailed 3-0 within the first half hour after objectives from Saido Berahino, Lee Gregory and an outrageous 45-yard lob from Barry Bannan.

Troy Parrott and Scott Twine scored both facet of half time to cut back the deficit however Manning’s facet slipped to their first defeat in 16 matches. “It was clear to see the place that recreation was misplaced,” stated Dons boss Manning.

“It was completely not like us. Whenever you play towards good, skilled gamers and also you get your margins flawed like we did, you discover yourselves 3-0 down and chasing. What we noticed within the second half was spirit and character, however Wednesday had one thing to defend.

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“We had some good probabilities within the second half – Twiney had one straight on the keeper, Conor hit the publish, Hiram reversed one to Troy. We had some good moments, and arguably there might have been greater than 10 minutes of stoppage time.

“The lads have been terrific over a protracted interval, however you’ll get moments like we had tonight. I at all times say we now have to remain emotionally secure, not being overly laborious on the gamers however we now have to be taught and be higher for Tuesday.”

He praised the crew’s second half exhibiting, saying: “A lot of our work is predicated on having a superb construction, having the ability to be in good positions, second balls and taking part in disciplined in our mid and again third.

“It exhibits, while you play towards good, skilled gamers, if you happen to get the margins flawed, you find yourself like we did – 3-0 down – and then you definately’re chasing the sport.

“What we noticed second half was spirit, character, never-say-die, which sums the lads up as a result of we all know they’ll struggle proper to the tip.”