Millwall head coach has told the South London Press that he was angry with the perceived play-acting by Brentford in their 1-1 draw today.
In this London derby, Millwall were hoping to win and get a bit of capital pride before the season ended. And for a while it seemed like they might have been able to get it with Lee Gregory getting the lead for the Lions after 15 minutes. However just five minutes later, Josh Da Silva equalised for Brentford. Henrik Dalsgaard would get sent off for Brentford due to a professional foul but despite having the man advantage, Millwall couldn’t get the win.
But the match may not end up being the big story of this game as Harris expressed his anger at many of the Brentford players he believed were play-acting during the match to give the Bees an advantage in particular once instance that happened right in front of him on the touchline!
He said: “I was a bit appalled by some of the things I saw on the pitch,”
“Right in front of me it was quite comical.”
“There was some play-acting. But that’s modern-day football.”
“How good a point that is? We’ll know a little bit more in a hour-and-a-half’s time (4.45pm). And we’ll certainly know a little bit more on May 5.”
“It was a tough game for us – home against Brentford. I thought Brentford could come and be like Brazil today. When you’ve got quality players coming with no pressure it is a tough team to play against.”
“My only frustration today is our lack of creativity in the final third. The amount of times we got final third entries – 11v10 – would be off the Richter scale. Did we do enough? No. They got in a fifth or sixth of the areas we got into but were better in those areas.”
“That’s the difference today.”
“A point gained? I certainly have to look at it as a positive going into Villa on Monday. But disappointment that we didn’t create more.”
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