Hamilton Accies boss John Rankin admits frustration over misplaced leads within the Championship – however says at the very least they’re making an attempt to win.
Rankin says his aspect should attempt to rating extra once they take the lead, moderately than attempt to defend it.
He says that’s a mentality that should change, however reckons gamers coming back from harm can play a key position in that.
Hamilton have drawn 4 instances within the league up to now this season and every time had taken the lead.
Whereas he’s annoyed, nonetheless, Rankin says they’re going in the appropriate route.
Forward of Saturday’s go to by Queen’s Park, Rankin stated: “It’s irritating, nut we’re not asking the gamers to get again and defend the lead.
“It’s value noting that we’re enjoying to win, to not keep away from defeat.
“We discover ourselves in actually good positions and never with the ability to take full benefit of that’s irritating at instances.
“However we have now to take confidence that we’re taking the lead at tough venues.
“I believe once we get into these positions we do tire and do start to drop deeper, however getting gamers like Miko Virtanen, Marley Redfern, Andy Ryan, Lucas de Bolle and Regan Thomson again will assist with that.
“Lewis Spence is out for a very long time, we all know that, however getting these gamers again it can actually assist us once we get into these successful positions, and having that little little bit of expertise to see us by way of the final little bit.
“Moderately than sitting on a 1-0 lead we have now to go and make it extra convincing, and get the second.”
Rankin says it’s additionally good to get gamers again to strengthen the squad.
He stated: “There are seven gamers out, and once we get them again it makes a large distinction.
“We all know we’re gentle in that regard, and we’d like these gamers to return again and put stress on the boys who’re enjoying, and get that competitors for locations.
“However it can additionally see us by way of the ultimate phases of video games, as a result of the expertise helps you.
“I’m speaking about Jamie Hamilton as properly, as a result of he’s 20 however with the video games he’s performed, he’s skilled sufficient to know how one can cope with these conditions in a while in video games.
“It turns into a possibility for us to essentially go and assist the squad out.”
Seasoned campaigner Owen Coyle brings his Championship play-off successful Queen’s Park aspect to Hamilton on league responsibility for the primary time since 1981.
Rankin says it must be a cracking recreation, however stress is heavy on each side.
He stated: “Within the Championship each recreation is winnable. It doesn’t matter the place groups have come from, what their historical past is or what they’re doing, and you must method it like that.
“Queen’s Park got here off the again of a very good successful run, however misplaced their final recreation towards Dundee, so they are going to be seeking to put it proper.
“Each recreation is a winnable recreation and that’s one thing that we have to get our mentality proper for, to method them and ensure we’re ready to exit and win them.”