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McDONALD HAPPY WITH GOOD PERFORMANCE

11 October 2023

Interviews

McDONALD HAPPY WITH GOOD PERFORMANCE

11 October 2023

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Kevin McDonald was happy with his team’s performance in last night's EFL Trophy clash, as they secured all three points with a 2-1 victory over Grimsby Town. 

The Bantams got their Northern Group F campaign off to a winning start thanks to goals from Emmanuel Osadebe and Ciarán Kelly.

City’s caretaker player-manager, who himself got 78 minutes in the tank, was pleased with the way his team orchestrated the plan he and his coaching staff set out.

“It was a good performance,” he said.

“Like Saturday, we committed to the game plan and executed it very well.

“There were times we were a little bit off it, but in the most it was a good performance.

“Even though we made nine changes, everyone came in and did themselves absolutely no harm.

“It was a good performance on the whole, and good to get three points.”

The Scotsman made nine changes, including himself, to the starting line-up, and was happy with the way the players coming in adapted to the way he wanted to play, and maintained the high levels of intensity.

“We have a very good squad,” McDonald added.

“We have something like 27 players in our squad, so we can afford to make a decent number of changes like we did tonight.

“When you see the team out there tonight, after making nine changes, it was still a very strong team.

“We set out to win tonight, with the changes, and we achieved that.

“Everyone applied themselves brilliantly, and I thought we deserved the win.”

The Bantams are back in action at AFC Wimbledon on Saturday. CLICK HERE for tickets. The match will also be available to stream live for £10 via iFollow. CLICK HERE to purchase a video match pass. 


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