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There will be changes

22 September 2012

Mark Robins wants improvements from the side over the coming weeks..

Coventry City manager Mark Robins says there will be changes after the Sky Blues lost at home to Carlisle.

Danny Cadamarteri put the away side ahead from the penalty spot and Danny Livesey’s header sealed the three points in the second-half, despite David McGoldrick’s equaliser.

The Sky Blues had plenty of chances to score throughout the game with Gary McSheffrey going close in the first-half and Cody McDonald hitting the post late-on.

Carl Baker also hit the woodwork in the second-half but Robins wants his side to use the ball better in the future.

Robins said: “There is a lot of work which needs to be done and we all know that. I thought we were quite unfortunate with the chances we had and we should have taken something from the game.

“We are miles away from where we need to be and miles away from where we want to be. There were some positives from to come from the performance as there was a reaction to going behind in the first-half.

“But the main thing was we’re not moving the ball as quickly as we should be. People need to be looking to get on the ball and use it positively.

“Having said that, two days into it, we can see there is a little bit of a glimmer there. We hit the post a couple of times and got into some dangerous areas in the first-half.

“We could have come in at the break three goals up. But it is about taking responsibility for their own performance and we didn’t do that today.

“The two goals that we conceded weren’t good enough and I believe that has been the way it has been here this season.”

Reece Brown started ahead of William Edjenguele against the Cumbrians and Robins praised his performance but believes other players in the squad need to perform better.

He continued: “Things are going to change and that is something we will endeavour to do over the next couple of weeks. There is a heck of a lot of things which need to change. 

“With the influx of new players and young players, we need to start to give them that guidance on how to perform to their best ability.

“You need to be a man in this game. I think Reece Brown did well today. He stepped up to the plate and he has won some good balls in the air with his distribution being pretty good as well.

“But we often took the easy option, looking to keep the ball rather than go forward with it. We need to start passing with a purpose. 

“Those are the things we need to change so we will be looking at it over the next few weeks.” 

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