Carlos Corberan puts no blame on his team’s goalkeeper after his deadly mistake cost his side the opening goal in a 2-0 defeat against Watford.
climb to the league table’s fifth place thanks to their Saturday victory againstHuddersfield
. Tom Cleverly opened the scoring for Watford with a close-range shot in a situation that was preventable as the Terriers’ goalkeeperRyan Schofield
reacted too slowly to a back pass fromAlex Vallejo
. Jao Pedro's 64th-minute goal sealed the win for Watford as Huddersfield suffered their third defeat in the last five matches. However, the team’s boss
has supported his team’s goalkeeper in a post-match interview.
“There is no doubt that Ryan Schofield is involved in the action, Alex Vallejo is also involved, but this is what it is like to play football.
“We need to keep our concentration in the key moments of the game. If you don’t have the right concentration in the moment, you don’t make the right decisions. You will suffer the consequences as any mistake is going to have a high impact.
“I do not expect him to apologise. I was talking to my players after the game like I always do. I try to help them in my way.
“Ryan has everything to play in the Championship, that is why he is our first goalkeeper right now.
“We started the game the way we wanted to play but the team didn’t create enough chances.
“The team did completely well until we gave one goal to them. After we gave this present to them it was impossible for us to win the game but the team did not give up at any moment.”