Ken McKenna's views on Highbury defeat
SHRIMPS' assistant boss Ken McKenna said his side's failure to score when they were on top proved vital in the Boxing Day defeat at Highbury.
Morecambe suffered a 1-0 defeat with David Ball's 68th minute header proving to be the game's pivotal moment.
McKenna said: "I thought we started the second half quite well, had a couple of half chances but when you're on top you've got to put your chances away.
"I don't think it was a great game, they've got a good goal and that's been the difference on the day.
"If we'd have got the first goal I think we would have gone on to win the game.
"We just needed that little bit of composure to put us in front when we were on top.
"It's a difficult place to come, they put us under a lot of pressure in the first half.
"We didn't create much but we felt we could hit them on the break and sorted one or two things out at half-time and I think the goal we conceded was against the run of play.''