Mark Cooper felt his side should have been out of sight in the second half but enjoyed the scenes (see also: limbs) in the away end with Morgan Williams’s late late winner.

Speaking to BBC’s Sheridan Robins he said: “It was very dramatic and it’s great for the fans, great scenes for the the fans at the end when we score with 98, 99 minutes gone. But the game should have been out of sight. [In the] second half, we should score, if I’m being conservative, three. In the box where we’re usually clinical. Whether that’s the surface I don’t know, but credit to the players they kept going.”

Cooper was critical of the referee Dean Skipper, for the decision to award a penalty to Worthing.

“The referee’s tried to even the game up. It’s a horrendous decision for the penalty. I thought it was an easy game to referee, he’s booked seven players and he’s given a horrendous penalty. Jake Wannell’s just tried to win the ball and the lad’s run into him and he’s tried to even the game up.

“We’ve had to really push towards the end and the decision was do we settle for a point or do we go and try and win it, and we put another attacker on to go and try and win it. We just have that belief that we can score at any time, even if its late. First minute, last minute. Maybe it was a bit of justice after the penalty.

“We weren’t ruthless enough with our chances but we were relentless in our desire to win the game,” he added.

Despite the Glovers going clear at the top, Cooper said he was not getting carried away and was optimistic about the availability of Michael Smith and Will Dawes ahead of the visit of W*ymouth on Tuesday.

“I just hope our fans stack it out and we have a brilliant atmosphere.” 

You heard the man.

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