Defender Morgan Williams pulled no punches as he described the performance of himself and his Yeovil Town team-mates as “terrible” after 1-1 draw against Maidstone United at Huish Park on Saturday.

The 23-year-old, who recovered from a dead leg suffered in the midweek win over Truro City to start today, said he was annoyed that they had not been able to replicate what they had practiced in training in the week leading up to the match.

Wiliams came closest to scoring when his header was superbly turned away by Maidstone keeper Lucas Covolan in the first half and it was left to substitute Rhys Murphy to come off the bench to grab a late equaliser to salvage a point.

Speaking with BBC Somerset’s Sheridan Robins after the game, Williams said: “We know that was way below our standards, were terrible today. There were a few spells where we tried to create but, if you can’t win them, don’t lose them. We got the point and we just have to move on now.

We lacked a lot of quality, we got the ball in to the final third and we know we did not create enough. Our crosses were poor and we just did not have that killer instinct.

It is annoying because we work all week to create chances and get in good areas to put balls in to the box and we just did not do it. We lacked quality, myself included.

Some inside Huish Park believed that Williams’ 38th-minute header crossed the line including the man himself, he said: “From my angle I am obviously got to say it was in! But I spoke to the linesman and he said he could not see it from there, so he could not give it. We had enough time to get another goal, but it just did not come today.”

The former Coventry City youngster said his team-mates were having to get used to playing against a mix of part-time and full-time sides in National League South and the different levels of fitness which they each come equipped with.

He added: “One week you are coming against a full-time team and then a part-time team when we should be able to run riot. We are still getting used to it a bit, but sometimes we have to mix it up like today when we went a lot longer. We are just trying to find that balance of when to play and when not to play.

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