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Cooper demands reaction from Bournemouth

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Bournemouth U21s manager Shaun Cooper has demanded a reaction from his team after their 4-2 loss to Burnley in the Premier League Cup.

Cooper is eager for the young Cherries to bounce back when they face Shrewsbury Town in a clash for a place in the final of the Central League Cup.

He said, according to Daily Echo:

“We are looking for a positive reaction and energetic performance after our first defeat in a while.”

“Shrewsbury don’t have an under-23 or under-21 set-up, so we know they will field a reserve team and are anticipating them to be strong.”

“We are a young team so it will be a very good test.”

“It was a disappointing result against Burnley and a slightly disappointing performance at times. We knew their style of play and knew what we needed to.”

“We did okay but they counter-attacked from our mistakes. All the goals were preventable from our perspective and we didn’t quite create as much as we would have liked.”