Davis doesn't pull any punches

Crewe boss Steve Davis admitted his side had been "inept" as Portsmouth ended their 23-game winless run with a 2-1 victory.

Last Updated: 02/03/13 at 20:00

Steve Davis: Upset with Railwaymen

Steve Davis: Upset with Railwaymen

First-half goals from Patrick Agyemang and David Connolly had put the visitors on course for their first League One victory since October before Mathias Pogba pulled one back for Crewe.

But despite dominating second-half possession, Crewe could not find the equaliser and the south-coast club held on to complete the double over their hosts.

Davis said: "We didn't defend well enough for their goals and we didn't create enough.

"The crowd showed their lack of appreciation and quite rightly so as there was a lack of effort drive and ideas.

"We went long and tried to miss out a lot of the pitch because of the condition of the pitch.

"First half we were inept, but second half we were much the better side and might have nicked it. We had a lot of crosses and got a lot into the box, but we never had anything really clear-cut.

"On another day, we might have clawed it back but it wasn't to be.

"We haven't got a poacher in there. We're not clinical. We rarely score than one goal in a game and that is a problem when you go two-down."

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Related News

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

may well get slated by other United fans for this, but out of the three contenders, I'd far prefer Liverpool to win the title. Yes some elements of their fanbase can be a bit OTT, yes they're our biggest rivals and yes it will make our poor season feel even more like the end of an era (Fergie's gone, Liverpool are back on top). However I just have to applaud Brendan Rodgers and the way he's turned Liverpool around in just a couple of seasons. It...

Mike_Christie
Please Stop Telling Us What To Think

H

ooray! We are all excited now, we beat a very mediocre team! With all due respect to WHU supporters, not winning that game shouldn't even be a consideration. This is the problem, there is no winning mentality at the Emirates - we're all congratulating ourselves beating a team that we have a winning record against.

TheWhiz
Wenger hails important win

I

s this meant to be an aspiration for United supporters? Moyes mediocrity strikes again. I see the Bayern boys don't want to sign for him, and his reputation amongst the senior European coaches make other key signings unlikely.

redbornandbred
De Gea's Europa League target

Footer 365

Cardiff held, Swans win late

Cardiff's hopes of Premier League survival suffered a blow as they drew 1-1 with Stoke, while Swansea grabbed a 2-1 win at Newcastle.

Premier League: Tim Sherwood discusses Sandro snub and his future as Tottenham boss

Spurs boss Tim Sherwood insisted he had "no problem" with Sandro despite dropping him for Saturday's win over Fulham.

Roberto Martinez says Manchester United will be title challengers again next season

Everton boss Roberto Martinez expects Manchester United to be Premier League title challengers again next season.

Mail Box

Kieran's Not The Only One Keeping Notes

Another chap in the mailbox has been keeping notes on comments made by optimistic Man United fans. Plus, Garey Vance is offering a double-or-quits on his new tattoo...

Mignolet Is The Reason For Liverpool Flying

Mignolet's bad kicking is the reason for Liverpool's success, whilst one man keep notes on F365 mails. Plus England excitement, Arteta and a bad Walsall experience...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property