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"We dominated the game for long spells and got what we deserved in the end." - Coventry City's Tony Mowbray

10 October 2015

The City boss also praised his defence and goalkeeper who kept their third clean sheet in a row at Fleetwood Town....

Coventry City manager Tony Mowbray believes the Sky Blues deserved the last-gasp 1-0 victory against Fleetwood Town.

The Sky Blues dominated much of the game against the Cod Army, who had former City manager Steven Pressley in charge for the first time.

It was an own goal from Richard Wood in the 89th minute which separated the two sides, after great work from substitute George Thomas.


Mowbray has praised his side's attitude and desire to win the game, who were back by a large travelling City support.

The City boss said: "It's a tough place to come. We had to win here late last season because they are a well organised side.

"Steven's teams will always work really hard and they pressed us high up the pitch, making it difficult for us in spells.

"I did feel as though we dominated the ball though and controlled the game for long spells. They didn't really threaten our goal in the first-half and only a few times in the second period.

"They kept going though, right until the end and we got what we deserved from the game. We worked hard enough to get the win and thankfully we did."

Ryan Kent and Adam Armstrong are currently away on international duty with England, as City kept their third clean sheet in a row.

Mowbray continued: "We were missing a few players as well today. Adam Armstrong, who has been scoring a goal a game, and Ryan Kent, who is another player who is doing really well for us, are away on international duty.

"We were without a little bit of cutting edge today but other players stepped up with Jacob creating a number of chances for us towards the end of the game.

"He grew into the game and I think that's a common trait at this level. He looked really dangerous in the final stages of the game and he tried to create moments.

"We've also kept another clean sheet which is the basis for a good performance and it's great to see the back five doing so well."


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