Charlie Lee said he never doubted his Yeovil Town side’s ability to come back and get something out of today’s final home fixture of the season.
The Glovers’ caretaker boss made a number of changes from the goalless draw with Wealdstone on Bank Holiday Monday, playing a back three with defenders Morgan Williams and Jack Robinson at wing back against Boreham Wood.
Despite trailing 2-0 at half-time, Lee said he believed his side’s performance was “the best we’ve played since I have been manager” and never considered making changes at the break.
Speaking to BBC Somerset’s Sheridan Robins he said: “I turned to Jody (Brown, assistant manager) at one point when we were 2-0 down and I said ‘I don’t know why, but I think that is the best we’ve played since I have been manager’.
“It made my job easy at half-time because I said to the players ‘you have got to keep doing the same things, you have got to be brave and go back and win the game.’
“From a bad position being 2-0 down, they were exceptional in the second half, but at no point did I ever feel uncomfortable with what we were doing.”
In between goals from the visitors’ Tyrone Marsh and Dennon Lewis, midfielder Dale Gorman saw a penalty saved, but it was two set pieces which led to the goals which earned Yeovil a point.
Just before the hour, a long throw from Tom Knowles came off Boreham Wood defender Jacob Mendy to pull one back before captain Luke Wilkinson fired home his first of the season from a free-kick five minutes later.
Lee said: “We looked a threat from set pieces, we have worked on it a lot in these past few weeks and I have been very vocal.
“I don’t like to criticise players but I have criticised them for set pieces and they had the bit between their teeth today.
“We had a left back playing left wing back and a centre back playing right wing back and they were incredible.
“Morgan Williams could play that position for the rest of his career, he was sloppy on the ball a couple of times, but that was the whole team and I thought there was a lot of positives.
“There will be a lot more positives coming out of today than there has been in other games recently.”
The result keeps Yeovil in 13th place in the National League table with their final day opponents Altrincham two points behind them with a game in hand. They travel to Bromley on Tuesday night before hosting Yeovil at Moss Lane next Sunday.
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