Yeovil Town goal-scorer Jake Wannell was lost for words after his late winner earned his side a 2-1 home win over Truro City at Huish Park on Tuesday night.

The 29-year-old, who signed from Taunton Town in the summer, rose highest at the back post to nod home from a ball lifted back in to the box as the game ticked in to the 90th minute.

Talking to BBC Somerset’s Sheridan Robins after the game, he said: “That is what you play football for, I honestly cannot put in to words how good that was. For me, I needed it personally because I did not think we started too well as a team – but they all count, so on to the next one.

Those are the best wins. Murph (Rhys Murphy) just said it in the changing rooms, those are the best wins, when you win ugly and that is all that matters, getting the three points especially at home.

It was a big relief and we will tick that off and go on to Saturday (against Maidstone) and then another home game after that, we need to keep getting results and moving up the table.

Wannell, who played as part of a back three and a back four during the 90 minutes, was quick to praise Truro who came to Huish Park with a game plan to frustrate and hit their opponents quickly on the break. Having had the better of the first half, the Cornish side deservedly took the lead through Rocky Neal before substitute Olly Thomas levelled and Wannell struck the later winner.,

The goal-scorer added: “For the first 20 minutes we did not get to grips to them and we said at half-time that we needed to be better and I think we were better in the last 20 minutes of the first half. But, fair play to them, they came out and had a plan and stuck too it, but eventually we got the win.

As a player for Yeovil you need to be playing in a couple of positions and those (three at the back and four at the back) are the two formations we are choosing at the minute and we have to be able to adapt.

Maidstone United, who were relegated out of the National League Premier with the Glovers last season, are the next visitors to Huish Park at the weekend before Tonbridge Angels complete a run of four home games on the trot seven days later.

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