VIDEO: Bartlett’s Weston ‘never know when they’re beat’ after wild 3-3 draw

Weston manager Scott Bartlett on the touchline. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston manager Scott Bartlett on the touchline. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Scott Bartlett praised his ‘brave’ Weston players after yesterday’s (Tuesday) 3-3 draw with Salisbury.

The Seagulls raced into a two goal lead at The Optima Stadium through Owen Howe and Nick McCootie before goals from Dan Fitchett, Kevin Amankwaah and Shaquille Hippolyte-Patrick put the visitors on course for victory.

But Weston continued to create chances and found a deserved leveller through Joel Randall.

Bartlett was pleased with his team's resilience, which has won them several points already this season.

He said: "It was probably a great game to watch, I enjoyed it. It was two spirited teams with good quality on show, and we looked really dangerous at times.


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"We were unlucky to concede the equaliser and the third goal was a deflection, which can happen at times.

"To be fair to the boys, they never know when they're beat. We could have shut up shop and gone 4-4-1, but we kept two up top and it was a good move because the boys are brave and that's what they want to do."

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