Date: 24th February 2017 at 4:09pm
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Manager Neil Harris has called on Millwall to show a ruthless and clinical edge when we face Oldham Athletic this weekend.

Having been held to a scoreless draw by Chesterfield in the midweek League One action, Harris made his disappointment at our finishing well known at the full time whistle and ahead of our trip to Boundary Park he has restated that he’s looking for improvement and a reaction.

Speaking to the official site in his pre game press conference, Harris spoke of his desire for that clinical edge and a return to winning ways.

‘I’ll admit I was frustrated after the Chesterfield match. I was frustrated because we had played well, dominated the match and had so many chances but couldn’t put the game to bed. We should have been out of sight in the first five minutes.’

With the draw extending our unbeaten run to 14 matches, there was pleasure in that but going into the end of season run in Harris was clear that if chances to secure victory weren’t taken, we would slip out of contention in our search to close that gap on the Play Off spots.

‘We need to be more clinical and make the most of the goalscoring opportunities at this stage of the season. However, I am really pleased with the contribution of the players who came into the team. They showed their quality and importance to this team and helped us control the match on Tuesday.’

With injuries hitting in recent times, Harris again expects to be missing a few faces for the match, so moving onto an injury and fitness update he explained.

‘Goalkeeper Jordan Archer, Steve Morison and Jed Wallace aren’t likely to be fit enough to play. But Jake Cooper becomes available after serving his suspension and is probably going to be the only addition to the squad.’

He ended his interview by saying that with Oldham’s form at the minute and their improvement under John Sheridan, it would certainly be a test for us.

‘We have to make sure we are ready to travel to Oldham, which is a really tough place to go at the moment. John knows what it takes to be successful at that club and he has made them really hard to beat. It will be a tough fixture because it’s two form sides going head to head and we will have to be strong, organised and aggressive to get a good result.’

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