Daggers Morgan Ferrier frustrated with late equaliser against Ebbsfleet United
PUBLISHED: 15:00 16 August 2017
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Dagenham & Redbridge striker Morgan Ferrier frustrated his side let a 3-1 lead slip against Ebbsfleet United at Victoria Road.
The 22-year-old got off the mark and scored his first goal for the club, but it wasn’t enough, as the visitors scored two late goals through Luke Coulson and Danny Kedwell to steal a point.
“It was quite frustrating because I thought as a team we did well, I thought we pressed hard, but obviously we conceded a few sloppy goals,” he said.
“I don’t feel it’s just the defence, I think as a team we all need to buy into what the gaffer wants us to do and we need to see games out.
“I don’t know exactly when the second goal went in but we were 3-1 up and you feel like we should be able to see it out and cruise to a victory.”
The former Boreham Wood danger man was delighted to get off the mark and admits he was never worried about the goals coming.
“Obviously it’s great to get off the mark and hopefully I can continue with that and get a few more goals.
“The last few games I’ve felt like I’ve been playing well but just haven’t got the goal, but I feel like I’ve been doing a lot of work for the team.
“I have been working hard in training and working hard in games, just haven’t really got off the mark, but obviously one went in so I’m just happy with that.”
Ferrier believes they’ve been working hard in training to correct their defensive errors and admits these things take time when you have a handful of new faces.
“In training we do work on it a lot, but to be fair it’s a totally new back four a lot of them have never played together, so I think it’s just about time to gel and then it will come.
“At the same time we’ve got high standards of each other, so we’re not happy, we were 2-0 up at half-time and we were saying if we don’t concede it’s three points again, so we need to work on that and I’m sure we’ll get it right eventually.”
The man of the match now wants to turn his focus onto their away trip to Fylde on Saturday.
“I’m just disappointed with the result, Saturday we have just got to rectify that and go again.”
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