Stevenage boss, Teddy Sheringham was left frustrated after Boro went down 3-2 at Plymouth despite a brace from Charlie Lee.
The gaffer says that Boro’s attempted comeback in the second half was “too little too late” after the team went into the break 3-1 down.
“It was two halves, two games. One not very good, one very good. For me it is too late, when you are 3-1 down you give yourself an uphill battle.
“Yes, we are trying to get back in it but I would say Plymouth have switched off by that time and thought it was going to be an easy day for them.
“We could have got into it with our desire but it is an uphill battle – why give ourselves that in the first place?
“We were a little better in the second half but still not good enough.”
Boro’s defensive frailties came to the fore again during the first half and Teddy admits that it has been a problem all season long.
“The steeliness has gone from Stevenage, there is no doubt about that. We need to get it back and sharp.
“We need to get a realisation of where we are at in this league, this is going to be a tough run-in. We need to wise up and make sure we are so much better in all areas from the first minute to the last minute.
“We have been loose, as I have said, far too often this season and we need to wise up.”
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