Date: 4th December 2013 at 6:28pm
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Manager Gary Johnson has hailed the ‘clever’ performance by the players in last nights one nil victory over Blackpool.

Yeovil picked up our first back to back victories in the Championship thanks to a single goal from new loanee and debutant John Lundstram, and Blackpool certainly didn’t help themselves given they received three red cards on the night as well.

Speaking to the Western Gazette following the game, Johnson explained that going into the match the team had talked about keeping their composure and showing some good common sense during the game because the manager thought it would get niggly at points and he didn’t want to see us suffer through reactions, and come the end of the game Johnson more than felt we handled that part of the match very cleverly indeed.

‘We’re really enjoying the league and if it makes the lads feel more confident and comfortable about being a Championship team and players then that was a great result because the back to back wins were against no mugs.’

It was a good showing against Watford and a good win, so to see us pick up the two wins and put us again well within touching distance of exiting the bottom three is certainly nothing to sniff at.

Johnson goes on to add that he felt it was a very professional display especially given the discipline issues within the game that saw two players leave for second yellows and a third for violent conduct.

‘We were very clever in as much as we didn’t get too involved and they got three sent off, and spoiled their own momentum.’

Not only did it disrupt momentum and ruin any chance they had of getting back in the match, but for us it allowed us extra time on the ball, with a number of ‘men advantage’ to use up the pitch and help further wind down the clock so we could see out the victory, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a good defensive showing to see the match out either.

Can we make it three on the bounce? If we can and results go with us we could potentially move up to 20th place?