Yeovil Town goal-scorer Alex Fisher admitted his team-mates should have gone for a third goal after being pegged back by a late equaliser to settle for a 2-2 draw at home to bottom club Maidstone United on Saturday.
The frontman scored twice – albeit the second one is subject to the Dubious Goals’ Panel – having come off the bench at half-time and appeared to have sealed the win, only for Stones’ defender Jerome Binnom-Williams to head an injury time equaliser.
Speaking to BBC Somerset’s Sheridan Robins after the game, Fisher said: “We should have gone for a third more than we did, there was an air of nervousness about our play after the second goal went in.
“We felt we had something to lose at that point, perhaps. We could have been more professional with how we saw out the last five minutes, but it is a team game and we all take our fair share of responsibility for conceding too late.”
Moments before the equaliser, the Glovers attempted to hold the ball in the corner rather than put it in to the box in search of another goal which Fisher admitted was a mistake.
He said: “We looked at the clock and saw 90 minutes and we thought that if we keep it there (in the corner) it just kills the game off which other teams have done to us.
“But we didn’t retain possession and it’s a corner and a lot still had to happen for the ball to end up in our net but it was one of those wrong decisions.”
The second goal scored after 70 minutes was given to Fisher by the stadium announcer although Press Association has it down as an own goal by Maidstone defender Sam Bone…..oh and Matt Worthington and Chiori Johnson all felt they had a claim.
Fisher said: “I would need to see it back, I made a run across the front post, but I am not sure who got the touch. If there’s any ambiguity, I am delighted to put my hand up for it, but great from Worthy or Chiori.”
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