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"James Maddison will go for a scan. They were disappointing goals to concede." - Coventry City's Tony Mowbray

22 August 2015

The Sky Blues manager also hopes to spend some quality time on the training pitch ahead of Southend game...

Coventry City manager Tony Mowbray confirmed James Maddison will go for a scan after the 2-1 defeat to Walsall.

The 18-year old Academy product came off in the first 10 minutes of the game injured before Anthony Forde put Walsall ahead before half-time.

Tom Bradshaw doubled the lead after the break before Jacob Murphy rifled a shot home to make it a tense finish at the Bescot.

The Sky Blues couldn't find the second goal and Mowbray was disappointed with the quality of goals conceded.

Mowbray said: "We conceded some poor goals. The first one we tried to hold a line and we didn't track the runner. That's disappointing.

"We weren't as fluent as we have been before and I think everyone could see that. Was it because Maddison went off early? Maybe.

"He'll go for a scan. If he's got a bad one, not sure he has, but if he has then we've got to find another way to get through.

"He's done really well at the start of the season but we can't be dependent on one player."

The Sky Blues will now have to wait until their next game with Southend United visiting the Ricoh Arena on Bank Holiday Monday.

The City boss continued: "We've got a chance to breathe now. We'll be able to get out on the training ground and work a bit on our shape, and the way we play.

"It's been difficult since the start of the season as it has been Saturday, Tuesday games and difficult to do any work on the training ground.

"Look, a defeat was on it's way and now it has came, we'll learn from it and improve for the Southend game on Monday."

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