Date: 16th August 2017 at 6:19pm
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Manager Neil Harris has admitted it was a poor Millwall performance as we lost to Ipswich Town on Tuesday evening.

Hosting Mick McCarthy’s side at The Den for the midweek action, Millwall played out a seven goal thriller but Ipswich got the all important fourth.

Speaking to the official site as he met with the media post game to give his thoughts, despite dominating chances on the day, Harris felt our performance was below par defensively.

With goals coming from Jed Wallace, Aiden O’Brien and Tom Elliott he was caught between admitting the better team had lost crossed with Ipswich showing their class at key points in the encounter.

‘The performance wasn’t good enough. Not here at The Den. We had a go, we scored three goals – I could sit here and say the better team lost yet again, but you could also say Ipswich showed their class and ability with the football at key moments.’

Harris went on to say.

‘In my opinion, we’ve given them four goals. We go 1-0 up in 45 seconds, but then we give a goal away straight after. We give the ball away cheaply in midfield for the second and third goals and we give a silly free-kick away for the fourth. Good teams like Ipswich will punish you.’

He did however know that there were positives that could be taken from the defeat, but he still wanted more in terms of the overall performance from the side.

‘We should be winning that game tonight. I’ve said to the guys that there are a load of positives to take from the night – the goals we scored, the chances we’ve created, the second balls we picked up, the wide areas we got in to, overhead kicks, free-kicks, oohs and aahs, but that doesn’t win you games of football.’


‘Organisation, discipline, work ethic, good play, good spirit and good decisions – that wins you games. Tonight, we were nowhere near them.’

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