Date: 4th October 2009 at 9:24pm
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Braveheart boss Malky Mackay has admitted Watford were “beaten by a better team” after Cardiff hit his Hornets for 4 at Vicarage Road but insisted the scoreline didn`t tell the whole story.

In fact, Mackay, who played the ‘inexperienced squad` card on his post-match comments on the ‘fficial site, reckoned Dave Jones`s Bluebirds “deserved the victory against us…” but “4-0 flattered them”.

Hmm, here at VitalWatford Towers, as much as we`d like to, we simply can`t agree with the gaffer – after all Cardiff had enough chances to notch 10 (and might well have done had Hudson and Chopra brought their shooting boots across the Severn Bridge).

Malky added that young, fresh faced squad “need to regroup” and suggested that there would be a bit of rethink during the international break, stating “I think the time is right for us to get back onto the training field”.

But in true Braveheart fashion, Malky praised his side`s up and at ’em style.

Sure, there were no outbursts of ‘bravery` or ‘courage` this time from the firey Scot but he did note “we came out in the second half and gave it a real go…we were worthy of at least 1 or 2”.

Yes, cos a 10-2 scoreline would have had a much fairer feel to it!!!