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Decent Workout For Pearson

Manager Nigel Pearson was a happy man after seeing the majority of the team get through the full 90 minutes in our two nil win over MK Dons yesterday.

Goals from David Nugent and James Pearson topped off the performance that saw eight of the starting eleven complete the full 90 minutes and speaking to lcfc.com after the game, the gaffer explained.

'It ticked the boxes that we were looking for and that is that the majority of the first team squad that were playing got more or less 90 minutes. That always was going to be the main point of the exercise. It's always good to win games and I've said before it's a good habit to have. I thought it was a decent game as well.'

Pearson goes on to say that he felt MK Dons more than contributed to a good affair for the fans, and proved to be a good test for us as they were knocking the ball around well and in the second half especially made sure we had to be on our toes in terms of their attacking play at points.

'But we defended resolutely, which is good, so all in all it's a decent workout for us.'

The gaffer goes on to say about the fitness elements that he's pleased now that players are at the 90 minute mark without overly tiring towards the end of games and obviously with the season proper only a couple of weeks away, that's an important progression that we need to be making at this stage, so we are nicely on track - especially midfield he points out.

Andy King has also been speaking to lcfc.com following the game, and the 25 year old himself explained that everybody was delighted to see us maintain our unbeaten run so far as the players really are gaining good confidence from it.

'It was good to get the first 90 minutes in and good to get the win as well. It's important that you do get that winning momentum, even though it's pre season. You want to go into the season with confidence, and that confidence comes with winning games. The fitness is good, we've played a couple of hour long games and 45 minutes too, and been training hard, but it's never quite the same as a match and you can see that we finished strongly, and that's all that matters.'

As King approaches the year that he'll go into history as the first player to play for the club in three different divisions, he admits on a personal level he can't wait to get going and get as many Premier League games under his belt now as he can as he's been waiting a long time for this to happen.

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Date:Tuesday August 5 2014

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