Coyle: We need to put it right

Owen Coyle
Owen Coyle
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OWEN Coyle admitted Latics got out of jail in last night’s 2-2 draw against Doncaster.

Latics came from two goals down at the break to earn a point thanks to goals from Shaun Maloney and an 89th-minute equaliser from Leon Barnett.

While pleased with the fightback, Coyle was also left to reflect on what might have been.

“There’s no doubt we could and should have won the game,” the Wigan boss said.

“But any team that goes in two goals down at half-time will take a point and that’s what we managed to do.

“I thought we started the game really well, although I was disappointed with the way we responded to going behind.

“Any team can concede a goal - whether it’s a ‘worldie’ or a bad mistake - and you have to maintain that belief that what you’re doing is right.

“We needed to put it right, and we did that at half-time.

“We changed things, we went with two strikers and were far more purposeful, and the response from both the players and also the fans was magnificent.

“It takes more than one set of tools to get the job done.

“In your golf bag, you have a set of irons and you need to know how to use them all.”