The Madejski Stadium

Next Game

Reading v Wolves

Sunday, 28 September 2014, 13:15

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Molineux Stadium

Last Game

Wolves 1 - 0 Bolton

Saturday, 20 September 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Jackett focuses on the positives

Kenny Jackett chose to focus on the positives after his Wolves side almost threw away victory against Colchester in a 4-2 win at Molineux.

Last Updated: 26/03/14 at 14:17

Kenny Jackett: We should have done better

Kenny Jackett: We should have done better

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Rampant Wolves raced into a 3-0 half-time lead with Michael Jacobs opening the scoring after just 50 seconds before Dave Edwards and James Henry looked to have put the result beyond doubt.

But Alex Gilbey then launched Colchester's fightback in the 52nd minute with the club's first goal at Molineux on their sixth visit and the first of his career.

David Wright really set the alarm bells ringing with Colchester's second after 71 minutes before Freddie Sears was denied an equaliser six minutes from time when his effort his a post.

Nouha Dicko finally ended Colchester's hopes of a comeback in the fifth minute of stoppage time.

Jackett said: "Colchester changed their system in the second half and that gave us problems when they went to diamond in midfield. We didn't handle that system change well enough and it made it closer than it should have been.

"But having said that I thought we played some fantastic football, we scored four goals at home and on the chances we could have had many more.

"Overall it is a very good night for us as results elsewhere have gone for us.

"We have to now look forward to two hard away games (MK Dons and Stevenage) and really see the opportunity.

"But you can't brush it under the carpet and not say that we should have done better.

"We didn't cope well enough with Colchester's system change but also we have to look at the football we played as that was terrific.

"We have a lot of games in this period and they are pressure games, there is no doubt about that for the side at the top, which we are.

"Some of the football that we played was excellent and we were thinking we could have done better in a certain period of the game and it almost cost us.

"But ultimately we then broke and scored a cracking fourth goal.

"The game could have gone either way at the end and as I said we are not happy, but also there are a lot of positives and we should take those out of it and also learn from the mistakes we have made. I do think it was the right result in the end.

"It is a tough division and when the games come as thick and fast as they do it is hard to be 100 per cent for each and every game.

"There have been other instances this season when we have been looking to coast, which we shouldn't do because it is hard to turn it on and off like a tap."

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

ilarious, thanks for that. But if I may, I do suspect the reason of your partners' ire is not Tottenham, but most probably all the compusilve gambling :)

DannySmith
Backing Costa To Keep Banging 'Em In

T

wo police horses in a paddock. Horse 1: What's with the long face? Horse 2: I'm working St James Park this weekend.

hump3.
Pardew braced for protests

T

wo things. First, I can't stop reading your name as 'Dane Bowers'. Second, you used the words 'philosophy' and 'Redknapp' in the same sentence.

ajsr1982
Can United's Defence Handle Ulloa?

Footer 365

Premier League: Christian Benteke closing on Aston Villa comeback

Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke is edging closer to a first-team comeback, manager Paul Lambert has revealed.

Transfer News: Peter Crouch could earn new Stoke contract as QPR maintain interest

Mark Hughes is open to rewarding Peter Crouch with a new contract at Stoke as QPR remain interested in the striker.

Premier League: Crystal Palace beat Everton 3-2 at Goodison Park

Crystal Palace came from behind to beat Everton 3-2 and pick up their first win of the Premier League campaign.

Mail Box

Clattenburg And Assistants Should Be Suspended

It's a Mailbox containing Manchester United fans taking defeat to Leicester pretty well, plus some long thoughts on Gerrard and Liverpool, plus Southampton congratulations...

Liverpool Aren't Even Exciting This Season

Liverpool fans are seemingly resigned to slipping back into mediocrity, which in September isn't exactly ideal. Plus better Arsenal, Allardyce praise and an excited Saint...

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