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Reaction: Duff on Wycombe Wanderers

19 February 2022

Michael Duff was full of praise for the spirit in his Cheltenham Town squad as they came from behind twice to seal a point in a dramatic afternoon of football at Wycombe Wanderers.

Alfie May stole the show with an incredible four goals, but beyond that a crazy afternoon in Buckinghamshire ended with the Robins taking a good point on the road at a team competing to return to the Championship at the first time of asking.

Though happy with the fight his team showed to come from behind to get a result, Duff was well aware of areas his team were lacking in quality, albeit they made up for it with a fine attacking display which earned a valuable away point.

"In the end if it had been 0-0 everyone would have said what a fantastic point it is - so we'll take the point," he said.

"I said to them at half time I think we need to be better. I thought the Alfie chance in the first half to make it 2-0 was going to be a key moment in the game. Obviously it clearly wasn't.

"The goals were terrible. Wycombe would say the same. The main thing I took from it was the spirit and the togetherness.

"It's a hard earned good point against a good team.

"It's a freak game. I've never been involved in a 5-5. I've played 800 games and 150 as a manager and I've never been involved in a 5-5."

View the full interview with Duff above on iFollow and on the EFL iFollow app on your smartphone.

After today's trip next up is a visit to Ipswich Town on Tuesday evening. Tickets and away travel for the game are available to buy online and from the ticket office on Monday.

Upcoming home matches against Crewe Alexandra and Doncaster Rovers are also Kids for a Quid matches. Use QUIDKID online to purchase £1 under-16s tickets for the two games online.


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