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Young frustrated at deserved defeat

23rd December 2018, 19:39 by Aidan Perkins

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young conceded his side got exactly what they deserved in their 24-14 defeat to Bath on Sunday.

Fly-half Freddie Burns scored 19 points, both with the boot and in the shape of one try, as Bath moved into the top six in the Premiership with an impressive win at the Ricoh Arena.

Thomas Young's try gave the home side hope after the break but they failed to do enough to claw back the disadvantage, meaning Young's men have won just one of their last 12 games.

Young told BBC Coventry and Warwickshire afterwards: "I can't pretend we deserved to win that game because we didn't.

"We gave momentum back to Bath every time we had the ball and never gave ourselves a chance.

"I don't think there was any area where we were on top.

"There were far too many turnovers, discipline wasn't good enough, the set-piece creaked and we gave away easy points."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Aidan Perkins is a senior journalist that specialises in football stories. Aidan, a Liverpool fan, also has a broad knowledge of several other sports.

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