Marcus Bignot says the confidence of his Chester FC side is ‘shattered’ after a dismal 2-0 defeat to relegation rivals Guiseley left them eight points off safety in the National League.
Goals from Callum McFadzean and James Roberts saw Chester succumb to a second morale-sapping defeat in four days, and it was a result met with much ire from the home faithful at the final whistle.
He said: “It’s the first time we have lost back-to-back games since we have been here, but the manner of the defeats has caused a lot of damage. So it is going to be our jobs as staff to find a way to build these players confidence. One or two of these players’ confidence has been absolutely shattered. For me, when you have a group and that is the group you have got because if you lose them then who are you going to replace them with.
“The last two games, one or two players are the shadow of what they were because of the environment that has been created. It is damaging.”
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