Gabriele CioffiI praised an “amazing” performance by his Crawley side.

But the Italian head coach had one big beef after the 1-1 draw with Exeter..

He said: “In Italy we say, ‘When we can kill the cow, kill the cow. If not, the cow will run away’.

"So what happened? The cow ran away! And this one was a bull.

“I think we played really good football.

“We had no clear chances but my feeling was that the goal was coming.

“But we can’t concede a goal like that.

“We were well positioned. Every man was in front of us, we have to win that ball.”

He added: “The performance was amazing. We are building something important.”