Pearson Worried By Number Of Red Dragons Draws

9 months ago By Sam Elliott

Shaun Pearson believes draws are “killing” Wrexham’s chances of success - and said it makes for better mathematics if their ten game unbeaten run didn’t exist at all.

It’s ten games undefeated for Dean Keates’ side but with seven of those draws, the captain is frustrated.

It finished 1-1 at Sutton United as the Red Dragons couldn’t capitalise on going ahead after 20 minutes through Scott Quigley.

Pearson accepts in normal circumstance a point at Gander Green Lane represents a good day at the office - but the defender didn’t return to north Wales with that in mind.

“We are drawing far too many games, the draws are what kills you,” said the centre-back after the game.

“We have drawn seven of our last ten now and that can’t go on. If we turn one point into three more often, we give ourselves a chance.

“The unbeaten run is at ten but we are better off winning three and losing four of those - we would have two more points on the board. It sounds a bit daft, but that’s the frustration.

“Draws shows we are in games, but we have got to start finishing teams off. We have got to have a bit more quality and we have got to go on and get the second goal.”

Pearson doesn’t want his team-mates thinking the can escape away game with a 1-0 victory.

“A point would have been a good result here if we would have won against FC Halifax last weekend, but we didn’t,” he said. “After dropping points last time we could have done with a win here to be honest.

“But a draw isn’t the end of the world but it means we now need to go and win our next game against Solihull in midweek.

“The second half we just didn’t really get going and we let them get on top of us.

“We knew what it was going to be like. They may not be pretty but they are very good at what they do. We let them take advantage of their strength in the second half.”

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