Saturday, April seventeenth 2021
Tyreeq Bakinson gave credit score to his teammates’ ‘health and mentality’ as ten-man Metropolis got here from behind to rescue a degree at Hillsborough.
Julian Börner headed the hosts into the lead from shut vary, earlier than Henri Lansbury was proven a controversial crimson card for handball. Nevertheless, the spectacular Dan Bentley got here to the rescue and guessed the best solution to save Barry Bannan’s resultant spot-kick, in what was an action-packed opening 21 minutes.
The Owls continued to face up to strain in a tense affair as they regarded to safe a significant three factors, but it surely was Bakinson who produced a second of brilliance to grab a late equaliser from distance to make sure a share of the spoils.
WATCH BAKINSON’S REACTION TO THE DRAW
“It’s credit score to them [the players] for our health and mentality to hold on urgent and operating,” he advised Robins TV. “It’s at all times troublesome with one much less man however I’m glad we might get the job carried out.
“I believe it’s about organisation, particularly when one among your gamers has left, so it’s a must to change positions round and adapt to the change within the recreation.
“It was the mentality that we might nonetheless get one thing out of the sport, with an actual perception to return out within the second half and go for it.
“We have been proud of the outcome however in fact we all know we now have issues to work on. It’s good to get a degree as a result of that’s higher than zero.”
Bakinson’s purpose of the season contender was his third of the marketing campaign, and the 22-year-old was thrilled to see his drilled right-foot shot nestle into the underside nook as he helped his facet safe their second straight draw.
“I’ve been engaged on my capturing a bit extra so I’m joyful to see this one go in,” he continued. “Credit score to the crew to maintain on making an attempt, particularly after having a person despatched off, so I used to be joyful to get a degree away from residence.
“We already know that each recreation is a troublesome recreation, however we now have to enter the Wycombe Wanderers match with the best mindset and play to win on a regular basis.”
Nigel Pearson takes his facet to Adams Park on Wednesday night (April twenty first), with the match kicking-off at 7.45pm. Supporters can watch all of the motion on Robins TV from 7.15pm.