"What we will do is comeback and be better next week." Hills

Karen Hills

Head Coach Karen Hills reflects on her side's 2-1 defeat to Lewes at The Dripping Pan, after goals from Ellie Hack and Paula Howells cancelled out Kiera Skeels’ first-half header.

Initial reaction to the 2-1 defeat to Lewes:

"Disappointed to lose the game, but if I am honest we spoke in there at the end, we cost ourselves two goals we have got to try and eliminate it, but overall fair play to Lewes but unfortunately we could not break it down today."

On Charlton showing resilience to come from behind and equalise within twelve minutes:

"We have been working hard on set pieces this week and we conceded in the opening 5 minutes which was disappointing, we were completely in control in the opening five-six minutes they score from the corner and we are up against it."

"Fair play to the girls they stuck with it we got the set piece going our way and scored from a really good set piece, which was pleasing to see and then I thought we had a really good opportunity in the first half where I thought Whitehouse pulled off an absolutely great save from Freda, which would have looked a little different going in and halftime. But we have got to look at ourselves and we have got to be better, we have got to be better in possession."

"I thought today we were a little loose with our passing and decision-making, I thought we were soft with some of our tackles and we spoke and we were honest in there, and some of these players are still very young and still learning the game. But credit to Lewes, I thought they were good today and snuffed out everything and did not give us half a chance."

Thoughts ahead of taking on Bristol City on Sunday at The Oakwood:

"Bristol is a great side and are doing well, not really conceding many goals and being unbeaten so, I think it is going to be an extremely tough game for us, but we have got to reflect on this game this week and we talk about the highs and lows of football, and really we have just got to make sure we are better and nullify some of those little mistakes and moments of the game that we have got to experience and be better at."

"We will go into Bristol full of confidence as we always do and put on a performance that hopefully, we can be proud of back at home at The Oakwood."

The Addicks return to The Oakwood on Sunday, October 30th to take on Bristol City KO at 2PM click here to secure your tickets.

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