HAYES boss Garry Haylock has warned his team to shape up at the back or stare relegation in the face.
Haylock was furious at the way his side defended in the 5-2 defeat at Crawley on Tuesday and said improvements have to be made – and quick – if they are to escape the drop.
He said: "We've been showing spirit all year but we have to be able to defend. You cannot concede 70-odd goals in 38 games. Some of the goals were criminal.
"It's not one player, it's everyone. At the moment we need to be three or four ahead to win a game.
"They are bad goals we have conceded [at Crawley]. We have got to be mentally stronger."
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