Scrappy game, they were horrible, dirty and diving. It was also a typical euro ref performance. We were on the back a lot because of a chunk of 1 sided calls. Having said that, we never really liked scoring, including the penalty shots. Our only goal was basically an own goal. Really dissapointed and frustrated though. Dont like losing to a team that play that way and I think the guys really but a lot into that whilst up against it.
Usual problem we have had all season if Herr doesn't win the game other forwards don't do enough to get the win without him... and to me it showed how our lack of depth in british players is biting us hard too...
Oh well maybe black will have to invest in the team if he wants to play in Europe again next season rather than the back door typical neilson approach at panthers i.e. win a yoda handful of games and qualify and then declare its a good season in Nottingham....
Quote "Paul Hand should really be pulled off by his coach"... ;) Quality BBC...
Don't think either team was clearly the better side - at some points, we seemed to be having all of the play, at others it was all them. The two main reasons that people seem to be focusing on are IMO about right... our offence was lacking somewhat (the defence wasn't) and the combination of the Danes' dodgy play & the abysmal officiating made it all that much harder. Neither reason explains it all IMO... the two combined was enough to defeat us.
Oh well, just have to suck it up and move on. It's still anyone's tournament.
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Watched on YouTube and I have to say we defended quite well against a "chippy" team, but we were woeful going forward, hardly put them under any sustained pressure and frankly we were very lucky to snatch a point from that game.