Woodgate comments on the fight in their clash against Watford
victory against Watford in a match where the players got into a fight, their boss said that it was an important victory despite the ugly scenes.
Bournemouth head coach Woodgate said:
“It did not look great, but that’s football and it was two teams very passionate and two sets of players who wanted to win
“It happens all the time in rugby and does not get talked about it but when it happens in football, everyone talks about it.
“We have to see that win as bedrock to climb up the table and it showed this team can fight.
“I want a hard under-belly, not a soft one and I want teams to know this is going to be a hard place to come and play.”
Watford manager Xisco Munoz has also talked about the match saying:
“Football is an emotional game. I want to only speak about positive things about my team. We tried to play in the last second.
“I am disappointed with the result but not the performance. My team was ambitious and played very hard.
“I said to the guys, ‘we need to keep going,’ because we were in a very good moment with four wins in a row. This is not easy in the Championship.”