Date: 24th September 2017 at 3:35pm
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Manager Neil Harris has spoken of his disappointment at seeing Millwall only take a point from the Preston clash on Saturday.

Heading to Deepdale to take on Preston in the weekend’s Championship clash, the hosts had the better of the game but they only managed two attempts on target with us managing one so it was probably a fair result in hindsight, however for Harris it was the ‘disappointing’ attacking performance that we put in that frustrated him.

Speaking to the official site as he met with the media for his post game press conference, Harris was however more pleased with the defensive showing on the day as Millwall collected their fourth clean sheet of the campaign.

‘I was a bit disappointed with our attacking play. We got into some good areas, but couldn’t use the ball wisely enough. But, defensively, we stood strong and got something out of the game. We came up against a Preston side that had been scoring goals for fun. They’ve got a boy up front (Hugill) who is being looked at for his performances, but my defence dealt with him well. We nullified the threat and the defence were ably supported by the rest of the team. I was pleased with all the young men and the performance. This is not an easy place to come. If you haven’t got the quality on the day to win the game, then your defence comes into play – they did well.’

With Fred Onyedinma coming off ten minutes into the second half, Harris explained the decision was tactical to try and mix up our attacking play.

‘I made the change because we weren’t looking strong enough going forward. I wanted to mix it up. With Jed, Aiden and Fred, we’ve got the bodies and the ability to change it up and effect the game in different ways.’

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