WHAT THEY SAID . . .
"The training has been of such a high intensity that I think a lot of players felt a bit jaded. A lot of players were saying that at half-time, that they felt they were a little bit sluggish on their feet and I think that was the overwhelming factor in the first half. The second half we picked up a little bit, but I think we maybe need to take it easy in training."
"We've been together now for a couple of weeks and training has been very tough, we've all said it. It's been tough for the last couple of weeks but this week I think it's going to be more a case of just ticking over and making sure we're sharp enough."
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