Coleman critical of City show

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Coventry boss Chris Coleman was critical of his side's performance despite seeing them beat Barnsley 3-1 at the Ricoh Arena.

City made it four wins out of five in the Championship thanks to goals from Freddy Eastwood, Sammy Clingan and Clinton Morrison. But Coleman was far happier with the result than he was with the performance.

"That's probably the worst we have played for six weeks and for the first 15 minutes we were nowhere near the pace," he said.

"We went down the other end and scored two so at half-time we told them that we had to improve even though we were two-up. They scored and that made us nervous."

The Welshman did pay tribute to the staff at the club who worked tirelessly in an effort to ensure the game went ahead.

He added: "Massive credit has to go to everyone who has worked through the night to get the game on - the groundsmen, the stewards - everybody. They have played a big part for us as did our supporters. Three points was their reward."

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