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11th April 2004 14:03

"It's not the result we wanted or expected but there is always the chance of an upset in these games," said Stags boss Keith Curle.
"We came here on the back of two good results and two good performances and were hopeful of taking three points.
"It was a scrappy game and in the first half there were so many chances at both ends I thought it could end up 4-3 or 5-4.
"But in the second half neither keeper really had a save to make and we gave a scrappy goal away.
"We just didn't do the simple things well for 90 minutes. Then we got frustrated as young players desperate to do well are prone to.
"With players like Wayne Corden and Liam Lawrence in your side you need to get the ball out wide to hurt teams. But, sometimes when you don't get success from that straight away, players decide to change things instead of being patient.
"We matched them and there was no lack of confidence, effort or energy. We've come off the rails today. But we can still finish third and Monday is now a massive game for us. We've been doing well at home and it's important we keep those results going and supporters turn out in their droves to get behind us."


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