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‘Tiredness is not an execuse for defeat’ says Barnes

Tue 01 December 2020 | 19:26

Barnes refuses to justify the reason for the loss to Fulham with fatigue.


Harvey Barnes

scored a late goal against


but he could not prevent the Cottagers' victory.


lost their chances to be in the top tier of the

Premier League


They are soon on a long trip to Ukraine to play against

Zorya Luhansk

on Thursday but Barnes denied that Foxes are tired.

“A little bit, but I don’t think it’s an excuse,” said the England international. “I think there’s been a lot of rotation within the squad.

“Of course, we’ve had the

Europa League

as well, but for us, I think everyone’s going into each game as fresh as they can be and you know, I don’t think that’s a reason really.

“You do need to look back at it, you need to learn from the mistakes, but ultimately, you need to try and move on as quickly as you can and make sure you put it in the next game.”

Brendan Rodgers

will probably make changes on Thursday because

Ricardo Pereira


Caglar Soyuncu

, and

Wilfred Ndidi

are expected to return from injury.

“I think it’s a great opportunity to go and win and try and win the group there,” Barnes told the club’s official site.

“That would be a real positive for us, so we’re looking to bounce back. Obviously, we can go and win that game and then hopefully take that form into the league.”

Fulham climbed out of the relegation zone after their first away win of the season.








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