Lee Hodges gives his match reaction following City's 3-0 defeat to Tonbridge Angels on 17th March
"I can't fault the effort put in by the lads, but there's no denying they looked very tired after they'd put in such a great performance against Boreham Wood four days earlier. We were on the back foot for the first five minutes or so, but after that we grew in confidence and defended well for the remaining 40 minutes, apart from the first goal, when I felt we could have dealt better with the start of their move.
"I thought we were really in with a chance, but as soon as the second half got under way you could see that the legs were very heavy. The boys gave their all, but Tonbridge were worthy winners and we didn't deserve anything from this game.
"We didn't have the best preparation, although I'm not making an issue out of that. The coach stopped at a service station about half an hour away from the ground, so that the lads could stretch their legs, and a pair of inspectors came on board and said the coach couldn't go any further until a light had been fixed. So we had to order up taxis to get us to the ground, but we still had the same warm-up time as usual, so no excuses there. I will be making changes for Tuesday's match at Basingstoke, to freshen things up."