Date: 13th August 2017 at 5:57pm
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Manager Karl Robinson has said he feels Charlton Athletic can consider themselves unlucky not to have taken something from Plymouth Argyle on Saturday.

Heading to Home Park for the tie, Charlton were left to rue good missed chances on the day as we suffered a two nil defeat at the hands of the hosts and the frustration for Robinson was we had more efforts on target and we edged possession – having largely dominated the first half, we just couldn’t make the breakthrough.

Speaking to the Official Site as he met with the media post game, a disappointed gaffer explained.

‘We should have been out of sight in the first half. We were excellent; the way we moved the ball, rotated and created chances was excellent. It`s all well and good playing nice football but you have to have an end product. We missed too many chances and in the second half we switched off. We knew the only way they`d score would be from a set-piece.’

Robinson went on to say.

‘Plymouth are a massive, physical team and we defended everything really well but we switched off at one corner and we were punished. That`s the disappointing thing and that`s how clear it was today: missed chances, switched off. You can`t question the desire, you can`t question us between the two boxes, you can`t question the support. You can`t question any of that. We just didn`t take our chances. Let`s not forget, they`ve had a player score two goals and the man of the match was the goalkeeper, which says an awful lot about the game.’

Robinson also confirmed after the match that striker Tony Watt was set to move on, so he’s looking to add another striker to the group so we are covered and have options.

‘I want to bring someone in that can help us to take those chances. We`ll have a discussion internally about how we go about getting someone in. There are four or five that we like and we have to be clever in the market.’

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