Goal-Shy Shaymen Need To Find Scoring Touch: Millington

Chris Millington knows he and his FC Halifax Town players have a goalscoring issue they really need to resolve.

His team have hit a brick wall in front of goal with two 0-0 draws in a row and after another stalemate on Tuesday night against Dagenham & Redbridge he wants his forward to find their shooting boots.

Halifax have scored more than one goal in a game only once since the opening day and the manager knows that must change if they are to maintain a push for the play-offs.

Six draws so far have stunted progress and he is well aware he’s got to come up with some answers - starting with Saturday’s game at home to Eastleigh.

Millington told the Halifax Courier: "No-one can question what we do defensively, whether it's in our half or the opposition half - no-one can question how well we've played building possession in our own half and getting into the opposition half

"I'd argue we've had no shortage of balls put into the box, either crossed or passed in, but we've got a group of lads who are taking too long to get the shot off, when they do get the shot off they're often lashing at things and hitting the side-netting.

“There doesn't seem to be that instinct in us to find the back of the net,” he told the newspaper.

"When balls get flashed across the box there's nobody demonstrating that striker's instinct to get on the end of it. It's no secret that's the issue we've got to solve."

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