Video & Quotes from the boss...
- Maamria on another impressive performance...
"I thought we were very good. I thought we were well organised, which is very pleasing to see against a very good side. I thought for most of the game we were the better team and I thought we created more clear-cut chances than them.
"Unfortunately, they had a couple of chances in the game and they scored from but that is what happens against top top teams in the Premier League.
"Overall when I look at our performance - I think our possession was very good, we were organised, we pressed well, we were solid defensively despite the changes we made. We were good going forward, so I am very pleased with the work tonight."
- Maamria on being happy with where the team are at...
"Very, very pleased to be where we are right now with about ten days before the season starts. I am happy where we are, we have got another game on Friday and hopefully we will go through that with no injuries and that is the main thing for us. If I get a fully fit squad at the season I think we will be happy.
"I think every game we are looking stronger and we are going the right way despite losing tonight. I look at a lot of things we did today, we were well drilled, well organised and it was good to see.
- Maamria on the state of the squad...
"Emmanuel has got a tight quad, I am disappointed really with that one but everybody else is in really good shape.
"I left Cuthbert out tonight with Revell - I just gave them the night off as I have just got to manage those players. I made a lot of changes first half, even some other players didn't want to come off, but we have to make sure we look at the bigger picture."
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