Yeovil Town manager Gary Johnson said that his team were buzzing today after collecting another three points on the road. Having beaten Milton Keynes Dons on Tuesday night, his side picked up a second consecutive away win by seeing off Oldham Athletic by a 2-1 scoreline at Boundary Park today.
Goals from Gavin Williams and Andy Williams sandwiched a Zander Diamond header, giving the Glovers a run of five wins in their last six matches - a result that keeps them second in the current form table. With Johnson having only come in as manager during mid-January, he was keen for his side to focus on what they had achieved since his arrival, and to remind themselves where that sort of run would put them in the league if this was a new season starting:
"We have picked up six points from two really tough away games so the boys are really buzzing at the moment. We are enjoying life but also working very hard so everyone deserves credit for the run we are on. You can only judge us on the results we've had since the new regime came in and, based on those games, we are second in the league. Now we need to drill that self-belief into all the players and make sure we keep this going."
The Glovers had to deal with plenty of aerial pressure from their opponents during the afternoon, with the Latics forcing 14 corners during the day. But apart from the equaliser scored by Diamond early on during the second period, they held firm, and Johnson had praise for his side's defending, as well as a 13th goal of the season for match winner Andy Williams:
"We had to defend a lot of crosses and set pieces but we hung in there and showed fantastic spirit. Both our goals were excellent strikes and I'm proud of the players for the way they are performing. There are some good strikers in League One but Andrew Williams is up there with them and is taking his chances. You always knew he would stick that chance into the back of the net because his confidence is very high."
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