Hartlepool United manager Craig Hignett sums up dressing room feeling following draw against AFC Fylde

Hartlepool United were 2-0 up an comfortable after 80-minutes against AFC Fylde – by 83-minutes it was 2-2.

Tuesday, 13th August 2019, 23:08 pm
Updated Tuesday, 13th August 2019, 23:10 pm
Hartlepool United manager Craig Hignett during the Vanarama National League match between Hartlepool United and AFC Fylde at Victoria Park, Hartlepool on Tuesday 13th August 2019. (Credit: Mark Fletcher | MI News)

Two stunning goals from Gime Toure put Pools in control before a quickfire double from Ryan Croasdale late on saw the visitors nick a point at Victoria Park.

Following the match, manager Craig Hignett summed up the mood in the United dressing room.

“We’re really disappointed, I think we all knew we played well enough and should have won the game,” he said.

“Their first goal was a joke, it's an offside one anyway but there's a foul in the build-up to it. It’s a tough one to take.

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“When you concede two in the last few minutes it feels like a defeat but it’s not a defeat, it’s a draw against a very good side so we’ll have to take the point and move on.”