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"The reaction from the lads was terrific and to score four goals away from home is a real positive." - Coventry City's George Thomas

9 November 2016

George Thomas nets his first senior goal of the campaign as City hit Wycombe for four...

Coventry City staged a Trophy comeback as they reversed a 2-0 deficit to win 4-2 against Wycombe at Adams Park.

After going 2-0 down in the 56th minute, it took all of eight minutes for the Sky Blues to put three past opposition goalkeeper Scott Brown, before Gael Bigirimana sealed it with a fourth at the death.

George Thomas was on target for the third goal, while he may also stake a claim at City's second - the dubious goals panel may need to decide that one.

Thomas said: “Everyone is happy with the win and the way we came back after going 2-0 down. The first half was disappointing, we had a few chances. 

“The second goal was a sloppy one to give away but the reaction from the lads was terrific and to score four goals away from home is a real positive.

“We started the second half brightly, but went 2-0 down early on. We always felt like there was goals in us though.

“I’ll take the second goal, it came across from Haynesy. I thought I was offside, so that is why I didn’t touch it initially. I’m not sure who it came off last, but always happy to claim it.”

The Welshman has netted seven times for the U23s this term, and stepped up to first team action for the first time under interim boss Mark Venus this evening.

All four of City’s goals were scored by Coventry City Academy alumnus tonight, and the 19-year old reserved special praise for teammate Ryan Haynes. 

He added: “Ryan loves chopping inside and whipping it with his left foot, he’s got that in the locker. Definitely helped us get the result. 

“When Jodi first came to the club, we played 23s against Bristol and the goal tonight was the spitting image of the one we scored then. I’m always happy to score, but mainly happy for the team to get the win.

“Dressing room is buzzing, everyone is happy and training with a smile on their face. I’ve not scored many goals for the first team so it is always good to score, I want to kick on now.” 


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