Date: 9th December 2016 at 10:16pm
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Manager Neil Harris has said he can have few complaints about our EFL Trophy exit to Wycombe Wanderers, and assistant manager Dave Livermore wants a reaction against Shrewsbury.

Beginning with the midweek EFL Trophy clash against the League Two outfit, Millwall went down three one on the day and Harris explained in his post game media interviews that he could have ‘no complaints’ given how the game played out.

Speaking to the official site at full time, Harris wasn’t going to blame Fred Onyedinma’s penalty miss for how the result turned out.

‘I thought Fred was outstanding tonight, it was a shame he missed the penalty. The miss swung the game, because if that goes in, it changes the game. There are no complaints. I thought it was a competitive match. I’m disappointed and I like winning. More importantly I hate losing and I don’t like losing at The Den, losing hurts. We want to win every game. What is important is that following a defeat like tonight we bounce back and win on Saturday.’

As for Livermore he was also speaking to the official site ahead of today’s action at The Den, and he wanted the players to put disappointment behind them and give a positive reaction against the side who prop up League One.

‘They will come out fighting because it’s another opportunity for Shrewsbury to turn their season around. Just because they are at the bottom of the league doesn’t mean they will be a push over. They have a new manager and will no doubt be trying to improve their form against us.’

With Shrewsbury being our third game in six days, Livermore also pointed to squad depth and how everybody had their part to play and needed to be ready to step in when they were given the call.

‘We have seven games in December and they are all coming thick and fast. We have to strike the right balance between playing, training and resting because we are looking to gain points and climb up the table. The Cup competitions we have played in this week have been valuable to us. We have had the opportunity to give some debuts to players recently also, and allow others to get vital match minutes and experience.’

Lee Gregory will be given a late fitness test today having been rested against Wycombe in midweek.

‘We feel we have goals in this team. We know we can score but we also need to make sure that our defence is right. We are still conceeding too many goals and that is something we are looking to improve.’

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