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    Still a lot to play for  

    Monday, February 18, 2019 6:45:09 PM

    Four back to back defeats in the league have seen "The Wasps" move to the bottom of the division. People had written Jim Goodwin's men off before a ball was even kicked this season, a lot of good has been said about the team this season already but with eleven games left the players will need to fight with their chests puffed out and heads held high to turn the recent recents round.

    Kevin Cawley's early shot is blocked by James Penrice
     
    For "The Wasps" this was another frustrating game, the result and the fact we are not getting ahead in games at present and the faux pas that have led to the loss of cheap goals.
     
    Blair Spittal puts "The Jags" ahead after only 4 minutes
     
    Taking the lead gives you a platform and that's exactly what happened after only four minutes, Partick Thistle are fighting for their lives and they got the vital breakthrough.
     
    Kevin Cawley is chopped down in front of referee
     
    Alloa couldn't penetrate Partick Thistle's sturdy, well-drilled resolve with Steven Anderson a rock in "The Jags" defence. Thistle were under pressure at times before the important and killer second goal but they stood up to it, which earlier in the season they might have buckled but Gary Caldwell's new look side look to be made od sterner stuff.
     
    Dario Zanatta's cut back for Alan Trouten is blocked by Steven Anderson
     
    However, Scott McDonald's goal eleven minutes from time, clinched a massive win for Thistle taking them off the bottom of the league into eighth position, thistle now unbeaten in their last five league matches.
     
    Scott McDonald scores important second goal
    Thistle supporters applaud Scott McDonald's debut goal
     
    The Alloa players efforts could not be faulted, they will fight and give us more to be proud of before the end of the season but with obly one shoot on target on Saturday, when Jack Hamilton's effort was blocked on the line, we need to be more possitive and put opposition keepers under more pressure, on Saturday the Thistle keeper choose to run the clock down from early in the game.
     
    Jack Hamilton's effort is blocked on the line
     
     


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