Date: 27th October 2015 at 11:35am
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Aberdeen had to settle for a share of the points from a one-all draw with Motherwell in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday, as Mark McGhee took his side away from a familiar stomping ground in Pittodrie with a point.

The losing run was at least, which was a positive but Aberdeen, after going ahead through Adam Rooney, perhaps against the run of play at the time, had to settle for a draw after Scott McDonald came off the bench to earn Motherwell a point.

Derek McInnes wasn’t happy with the offside call, which went against Mark Reynolds, that would have opened clear daylight between Aberdeen and Motherwell at two-nil with the Dons boss telling the BBC he thinks that could, and perhaps would, have been a real momentum changer.

McInnes was left disappointed with some chances we missed though, which weren’t being missed a couple of weeks back with the Dons ‘the far better side’ up until the equaliser.

‘It’s tight but, having seen it again, he’s onside.

‘It was at time in the game when we had real momentum and were playing well and it is disappointing that has been ruled out but that’s the way it goes sometimes.

‘We passed up a couple of chances to win the game which maybe we wouldn’t a few weeks ago but I thought we were the far better team until they scored.’

There’s no doubting that Liverpool loanee Danny Ward produced some fine saves to prevent Aberdeen falling behind, before the Dons opened the scoring and after Motherwell equalised, which McInnes did acknowledge.

Conceding a ‘cheap goal’ annoyed the Dons boss but he felt it was ‘much more like us,’ adding.

‘It was much more like us but Danny pulled off a few good saves near the end so maybe a draw was fair but that was much more like us.

‘Losing a goal from a set play was disappointing and it was a cheap goal for us to lose and not getting a second goal came back to bite us.’


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