Do you really think tiredness is a major issue?All those EL qualfiers ffs. We should have played the youth team.
To be honest there were a number of games where I felt we scraped wins that could easily gone a different way, and especially in the case of the bigger games, I really think it was more about confidence and mojo and self-belief. The main worry for me is that we've lost that. We will probably still win several games against the weaker teams of course. I think a lot was made of our pressing and energy levels that was more by contrast with before, and we obviously improved a lot from previous managers, both as a team and in terms of individual players... But I always felt beyond that, it was more about the mental aspect.