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9 April 2018

Boss Jim Bentley says his side were unlucky in Saturday’s 3-0 defeat at Cheltenham and must go again in Tuesday’s ‘massive game’ when Morecambe face Chesterfield at the Globe Arena.

Bentley said after the game; “I thought we started superbly. How the keeper’s kept Kev’s chance out I’ll never know.

“One thing we couldn’t get to grips with was their set plays. This season we’ve looked strong and we’ve matched most teams physically but today you have to hold your hand up. Cheltenham are a big strong outfit and they caused us a lot of problems from set plays.

“That being said we were very unlucky to be undone the way we were. We had a shot that went into the goalkeeper’s hands, they went up the other end and hit a shot that was going straight into Dan Nizic’s hands and it looped up off Dean Winnard over the keeper and into the back of the net.

“The lads competed well and gave it their best. 3-0 for me flatters the opposition but you have to give them credit, they defended well and deserved to win the game but we have to take it on the chin.

“We’ve been in good form, we’re now 2 defeats in the last 10 games and we go again on Tuesday, which is a massive game for us and we need to go into it with willingness and desire.”

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