Tisdale proud of Exeter effort

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Exeter boss Paul Tisdale was understandably delighted with his side's performance in the 1-1 draw at Swindon - but was disappointed not to claim victory.

James Dunne put the Grecians ahead just before half time and it seemed to be enough to earn the win until Matt Taylor's unfortunate own goal deep into injury time.

"I suppose with the amount of pressure in the last 30 minutes you were going to get a ricochet, a bump or something and the ball ends in the back of the net," Tisdale said.

"It was no surprise Swindon ended up scoring but I feel so disappointed for my players at not getting the three points. They were a credit to the club and the supporters and I'm very proud of them."

He added: "The reality is they had a lot of pressure to withstand and it was a really, really good point for us. We have no qualms to walk away saying we are happy with a point because we are happy with a point. But it's a bitter-sweet feeling when we were so close to three points.

"We've gone nine games unbeaten and came up against one of the best two or three teams in this league, no doubt about it. They play extremely good football, are well organised and the amount of pressure they had in the final 30 minutes it's no wonder the ball eventually ended in the net."

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