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Deserved win, says Morgan

24 August 2014

Chris Morgan said Saturday's win over Crawley Town at Bramall Lane turned out to be more about points than plaudits.


A single second-half goal from Jose Baxter settled the contest in United's favour as the Blades built on their midweek maximum at Peterborough, with a first home success in Sky Bet League One this term.


Morgan conceded afterwards that United adopted an over cautious towards the end of the game, but said the win will have sent everyone connected to the Club home happy.


Speaking in the aftermath of the victory, the Blades first-team coach remarked: "Crawley finished the first-half strongly and we warned the players they would probably come out after the break fancying their chances, but kicking down towards the Kop always gives us that lift and in the end I thought we were deservadly the winners.


"Towards the end there were signs of nerves throughout the stadium and frustration at our tactics, perhaps we did start running the ball into the corners to early, but we have won our first home game in the league and kept a clean sheet, so we can't be too critical.


"We have got to be more cute at times, but seeing games out becomes a positive habit, we proved last season that we are capable of seeing games out on a regular basis and hopeful this will give the boys confidence to do more of the same this season."


On the decisive moment, a second excellent strike from Baxter in the space of five days, Morgan commented:‚Äč "It was a terrific goal and we couldn't have wished for it to have fallen to anyone better than Jose, his technique was fantastic and the goalkeeper didn't stand a chance.


"It was so easy on the eye and the ease in which he strode up and struck the ball was nothing short of remarkable, the goal came at a crucial time."


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