No complaints from Pearson
Leicester manager Nigel Pearson conceded his side were “way off
the mark” after slumping to a 2-0 defeat at Barnsley.
The Foxes have slipped out of the play-off places following a
run of five defeats in seven matches, with Pearson describing their
performance at Turf Moor as “unacceptable”.
“I think he would be quite correct in that. We were way off the
mark today, the entirety of the first half was very poor.
“We remain a side that has too many players out of form at the
moment. Collectively you can still negotiate these types of games
but we’re not doing that.
“I don’t feel that we are making enough good decisions during
the game. It was not a very good performance at all.
“We’re at that stage of the season where we’ve worked hard to
get into a position and over the last two months, not always
through playing badly, but we’ve had to many days where we’ve
simply not done enough.
“It’s the same group of players that have put in some
outstanding performances this season and yet today for long periods
the performance was unacceptable.”
But despite suffering a third straight league defeat for the
first time this season, Pearson remained confident his side will
clinch a play-off berth.
He added: “There’s no point bemoaning things that don’t happen.
It’s my team and I’ll take responsibility for this performance.
“I totally understand the frustration of the fans and dealing
with the expectations has been a hindrance at times. But having
said that, we’re at where we’re at and there are six games left for
us to do all we can to achieve a play-off spot.”