Luke Williams points to ‘worrying’ factor in Eastleigh win

Notts County boss Luke Williams admits it’s becoming a concern that his team are continually giving away the first goal in their post-game win over Eastleigh assessment.

The Magpies fell behind for the third game in a row thanks to Danny Whitehall’s penalty following a foul by Aden Baldwin, giving the Spitfires the lead at the interval.

But just as they had against Dorking last Saturday, Notts produced a much-improved second-half display, inspired by Ruben Rodrigues, to close the gap at the top of the table to just one point ahead of their trip to Barnet this weekend. of week.

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“It worries me a lot,” Williams explained after full-time about the frustrations of conceding the first goal of the game once again at home.

“I understand that I don’t expect us to feel any pressure against us, but we certainly need to be ready from the start of the game and treat every game like a cup final with incredible game plans from very good coaches and incredible energy from very good players with whom It is difficult for us to deal at the beginning of the games.

“What they use at the beginning they sacrifice at the end, so if we prefer to keep a clean sheet in the first 15 minutes, then we have a great opportunity to keep a clean sheet for the rest of the game.”

Williams named new recruit Connor Lemonheigh-Evans in the starting line-up for the first time since arriving on loan from Stockport last month, with the Welshman turning in an encouraging performance and also getting an important 90 minutes to his credit.

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