Yeovil Town manager Darren Way applauded his side's "fantastic" performance after they emphatically beat Crawley 5-0.

Darren Way applauds Yeovil's 'fantastic' five-goal performance

Darren Way applauds Yeovil's 'fantastic' five-goal performance

In a dominant display at Huish Park, the Glovers secured their biggest Football League win since 2004.

Goals from Tom Eaves, Ryan Hedges, Otis Khan (2) and Francois Zoko were enough to see Yeovil move into the League Two play-offs.

Way said: "The performance was fantastic. I thank the supporters because they deserve that.

"We've had a number of games since I've been manager where we've created chances like that but have not taken the opportunities.

"We know there's been a level of criticism aimed at our strikers because we've not scored enough goals. Having said that, we've got another clean sheet, 5-0 and we climb above that green line (into the play-offs).

"The vibe around the dressing room is fantastic. Some of the players have got an unbelievable desire to do well and I think you can see that in their performance. They really stuck together and some of their patterns of play were fantastic.

"Every time the players got into a dangerous situation, they looked confident. They looked like they had a belief and desire and that's what we need to get promoted.

"If there's any doubters now, they've got to start believing. The players have earned that."

On the front three, Way added: "I wouldn't have liked to mark them. People don't see what they're doing behind the scenes and they've got bright futures.

Visiting Crawley manager Dermot Drummy described his team's performance as "poor" and a "really bad day" for the club.

He said: "It was a poor performance. We've lost three points today and we've got to take it as three points and probably a wakeup call.

"I put the team on the pitch and when we lose, we all lose. When we win, we win together.

"We've been wacked today. We've got to stick together. You don't become a bad team overnight but we've had a really bad day.

"I'm sorry to the fans who travelled to watch that. In my career I've been beaten 5-0 and it doesn't feel very good.

"Yeovil played very well but we didn't pose them any threats and I think most times they attacked they looked like they were going to score.

"There's no-one in football that hasn't had a bad day. Top managers, Premier League managers get beat and you have to come back. You have to unify the team and look at what went wrong.

"Above all, it's a mentality and character to see that as three points and a bad day, not the end of the world. We just have to go and put it right next week."


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