Date: 5th March 2017 at 9:42pm
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Manager Neil Harris has spoken of his pleasure at seeing Millwall overcome a poorer performance against MK Dons on Saturday to return another three points.

Hosting Dons at The Den for the game at the weekend, Millwall again made it back to back victories with a Lee Gregory brace taking us to a two one victory following our success over Peterborough United in midweek, and with Gregory putting his penalty misses behind him to again score from 12 yards in the clash, Harris couldn’t have been more delighted with his response.

Speaking to the official site in his post game press conference following the return of another three points this year, Harris again repeated that now it’s simply about how results and not about how you get them as we push for promotion this year.

It also meant 17 games unbeaten for the side as we kept the Play Off spot with a four point gap over Southend United.

‘At this stage of the season, it’s about winning games. It’s not about who’s the better team, who plays the best football – it’s just about getting over the line. I thought it was a niggly game, one which MK Dons slowed down. They came to frustrate us and slow the game down. At times, I thought we got sucked into that. Our decision making with the ball was poor and MK Dons made it extremely difficult for us at times. But, certainly, I’m very pleased with three points.’

With the visitors levelling matters on the 30 minute mark, it meant Millwall’s run of 14 and a half hours without conceding a goal had come to an end, but Harris wasn’t going to be upset about that because it had been a phenomenal run that was always going to end at some point.

He did however suggest there were lessons to be learnt from the build up to the goal as he knows we could’ve done better.

‘I’m not going to bemoan my players – the run was going to come to an end at some stage. It was going to be a wonder-goal to beat us, but our set-up from the corner was poor. I’ve explained to the players that fine detail is the difference between success and failure. We’ve been successful as of late because our fine detail has been exemplary. Today, it was poor for the corner that lead to the goal.’

There was of course special praise for Gregory for the second time this week.

‘Gregs is a strong boy, a real strong lad. Two in a week – two match-winners – off the back of two misses at Oldham, that takes bravery. Lee Gregory was a calm head on a day where there weren’t many calm heads, especially in the last minute.’

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