Date: 8th February 2016 at 11:03am
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Having been proud of the side despite the JPT defeat to Oxford, manager Neil Harris was once again praising the team following their victory over Walsall at the weekend.

Taking the three nil victory at the Bescot Stadium with goals coming from Lee Gregory once again with a brace and a debut goal from Mahlon Romeo, Harris was purring about the performance at the full time whistle especially as it closed the gap on fifth placed Coventry City.

Speaking to the official site in his post game press conference, a delighted Harris explained.

‘We knew we would have to be disciplined, organised and be able to withstand pressure from a good side. Walsall caused us problems today and it was a stern test. But we also saw enough in the first-half to know that when we had the football in open play, in wide areas on the counter attack, we would create opportunities. The three goals we scored were cutting edge and I’m really pleased with how we opened them up and put them away. We have been very good away from home. That’s 11 away wins for us this season and we are really proud of that fact. We are set up to withstand pressure but a little bit of lady luck helps at times, and the woodwork saved us today. But with the pace, athleticism and quality we possess, we can cause teams damage, as we did this afternoon.’

With Romeo making his first team bow for us and finding the net to make the occasion, Harris picked him out for particular praise and said his strike on the day was already one of the goal of the season contenders.

‘It was one of the goals of the season. He had a real difficult first 25 minutes against a good player, and he was dealt a harsh decision with a yellow card for what was probably the best tackle of the game. To be thrown in for your Millwall debut away at Walsall, who are flying high near the top of the League, is a tough challenge, but I thought him, Sid Nelson and Jed Wallace, all young men down that right-hand side, were excellent. I’ve got nothing but praise for the whole group.’

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