Search

Timing of the goals cost us, says Daggers defender

12:30 24 February 2015

Scott Doe couldn't help Daggers defeat Burton (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Scott Doe couldn't help Daggers defeat Burton (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO c/o 27 Plaiters Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3LR - Editorial Use ONLY - FA Premier League and Football Leagu

Scott Doe reflects on Saturday’s loss to Burton at Victoria Road

Alex Jakubiak of Dagenham & Redbridge scores the opening goal (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).Alex Jakubiak of Dagenham & Redbridge scores the opening goal (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Dagenham & Redbridge might have been celebrating a famous victory against Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s team had they not conceded so soon after taking the lead. That is the view of experienced defender Scott Doe.

Doe, who made his 251st appearance for the club in the 3-1 defeat to Burton Albion on Saturday, conceded the timing of the goals cost Wayne Burnett’s team.

Adam McGurk of Burton Albion scores the opening Burton goal at Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).Adam McGurk of Burton Albion scores the opening Burton goal at Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Burnett wasn’t actually in attendance at Victoria Road, he missed the game through illness and Warren Hackett and Darren Currie took charge.

But Doe refused to use that as an excuse and admitted after Alex Jakubiak’s 67th minute opener, Daggers didn’t hold out long enough.

Billy Bingham of Dagenham & Redbridge and Ivan Calero of Burton Albion battle for the ball (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).Billy Bingham of Dagenham & Redbridge and Ivan Calero of Burton Albion battle for the ball (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

He said: “It is better to have the manager here. He is the manager on the touchline, but obviously he was ill and there has been a game before where he wasn’t here and we won so it is not an excuse.

“The timing of the goals was the killer for us. We went 1-0 up and they scored four minutes after and then scored shortly afterwards again and it has killed us, but that is why they are where they are in the league.

“If there was a 10-15 minute gap after we scored then you fancy yourself to hold on.

“But they got that goal and the last 15 minutes they got all the momentum and we didn’t hold out so it was disappointing.”

Doe praised Burton after the victory, a win which took them to the top of the division and left the Victoria Road outfit 18th in the table.

The 26-year-old felt Daggers didn’t perform how they had been doing in previous weeks.

“That is what we wanted to do,” responded Doe when asked if they missed a chance to show they aren’t too far away from being able to challenge for the play-offs.

“And that is why people are a bit gutted we didn’t do what we have been doing. We have been playing really well away and we wanted to bring it back home and we didn’t do it.

“Burton are a good side, but we just didn’t do what we have been doing in recent weeks, which has got us these good results.

“The table doesn’t lie. They are under a good manager and have good staff and good players. They were organised.

“But we can’t let it get to us too much because we have been on a good run lately so we need to keep it going.”

Related articles

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Barking and Dagenham Post visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Barking and Dagenham Post staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Barking and Dagenham Post account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Barking and Dagenham Sports News

Yesterday, 19:35

Gerard, Griffioen and Wagner all win again

Yesterday, 08:11

Paralympic champion moves to top of rankings ahead of final

Saturday, December 3, 2016

The Hammers were no match for the Gunners despite Andy Carroll’s goal as Sanchez grabbed a hat-trick

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Daggers coach praises team for bouncing back after home woe

Saturday, December 3, 2016

National League: Dover Athletic 1 (Miller 82) Dagenham & Redbridge 2 (Maguire-Drew 11, Benson 41)

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre to host event in June 2017

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Paralympic champion meets French rival in semi-finals

Saturday, December 3, 2016

A look back at some of our stories over the past week

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more. Boots is the number one choice when it comes to purchasing daily essentials.

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Barking and Dagenham Post
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now