Date: 22nd December 2013 at 10:07pm
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Manager Gary Johnson has said that Yeovil still have lessons to learn following our seventh defeat of the season to Blackburn Rovers.

Striker Jordan Rhodes scored his 13th of the season and it was enough to be the difference between the sides come full time and unfortunately for us, was enough to bring our four match unbeaten run to an end which is an obvious disappointment for all, but of course we now need to get ourselves on another unbeaten run in response.

Speaking to the press following the game, Johnson said that whilst everyone was disappointed with the result, nobody should be devastated with it and to put in perspective, Rhodes cost more than our entire squad put together and over four times more, six times more, than our reported transfer budget for this entire season.

The gaffer also admits that we didn’t quite play how we know we can, especially in the first half, but he saw improvements again in the second.

‘We didn’t get our passing game going in the first half and kept giving the ball away, and if you do that you’ll be in trouble. In the second half we kept the ball better, created a number of chances and hit the bar and the post.’

For Johnson we were clearly better in the second half, and he thought we were nicely growing into the game but unfortunately their winner came against the run of play and was enough for all three points at the end of the day.

He was however pleased though with the effort on show, even if the quality let us down at points during the 90 minutes and as for the match winner Rhodes, the gaffer was pleased to see us control him as well as we did, but the risk with a player like that is they do only need one moment and he took it.