Robbo blasts a warning to his misfiring 'Well
After losing to Celtic in the league and Hearts in the Betfred Cup in their last two fixtures, Motherwell go into today's league derby at Hamilton in desperate need of a positive result.
Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson pulled no punches about how poor he thought his side were in Friday night's disappointing 2-1 home Betfred Cup defeat to the Jambos, after which he read the riot act to his troops in the dressing room.
Ulsterman Robinson, who will be looking for a big improvement against the Accies, said: "It was too slow, it was too laboured. The passing was too slow, we never moved Hearts.
"Even balls that ricocheted in the box, we didn't deal with in terms of trying to score or reacting to it.
"We simply weren't good enough on the ball. We didn't make anything happen.
"Our wide players couldn't get into the game.
"There's runners gone off wide players. That shouldn't happen and they have to learn very, very quickly that they won't play for me if they can't stay with runners. That's the basics of football," he added.