Date: 6th December 2015 at 7:50pm
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Manager Neil Harris has admitted Millwall were very below par based on their own standards in the two one loss to Wycombe Wanderers in yesterday’s FA cup second round tie.

Hosting the side at The Den, Millwall fell behind five minutes after the second half restarted but we were quickly back on level terms seven minutes later through Ben Thompson.

Whilst it was hardly a performance we’ve come to expect from the side this season, it did look like the match could go to a replay until they popped up with a late winner to knock us out of the competition for this year.

Speaking to the official site in his post game press interviews, a disappointed Harris explained that he couldn’t really argue with the final result as we’d been ‘second best’ all day long.

‘There was only one team on the pitch who played like it was a Cup tie and that was Wycombe. I was upset with the team for the performance over 90 minutes. It was below par from us. I reminded the players at half-time that they were playing an FA Cup game against a team that was committed, direct and who came with a game plan to get about us and bully us. In the first-half we let them do it.’

There were improvements for him in the second half showing, but it still wasn’t enough based on the standards we normal show and the standards that he expects from the side.

‘In the second-half we competed much better but it still wasn’t good enough by our standards. Younger players will learn as they go but senior players have got to be better and mentally stronger. We need to see more leadership in the team during games like that. Overall we were second best. We didn’t compete all over the park.’

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