Yeovil Town manager Gary Johnson admitted his side had a slab of luck after this afternoon's 2-1 win over Walsall this afternoon. The Glovers boss celebrated his side's sixth win in the last eight matches, as they once again came from behind to grab all three points, lifting them into a 12th placed position in the League One table.
The latest Glovers comeback was once again thanks to two goals from Andy Williams, who notched his 14th and 15th goals of the 2011-12 season. However, speaking to BBC Somerset after the game, Johnson admitted that his side's top scorer had been rather fortunate to get both goals, with his first of the day coming when he got in the way of a shot by Jonathan Franks:
"It was definitely the right result. We were a bit worried, because in the first half we created a lot of chances, and the goalkeeper had a fantastic day. He must have made three or four magnificent saves. When you create opportunities you deserve your own luck. We have a goalscorer (in Andy Williams) who is scoring goals even when he doesn't mean to at the moment!
This afternoon's performance was not the best Johnson's side had produced, even if goalkeeper David Grof was the reason why the Saddlers were always in the game. Gary added that he felt the players were suffering slightly from the busy March schedule that sees them halfway through a run of eight matches in 29 days:
"The lads are going beyond the call of duty. It was obvious that we were a bit leggy. When you keep playing Saturday - Tuesday - Saturday - Tuesday it catches up with you. Walsall are going well and we knew we had to be a bit more ruthless in the second half. We made a few subtle changes and created opportunities - and had a bit of luck."
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