Ross County manager John Hughes wants his team to cut out the self-inflicted mistakes which he feels have cost his team points since he took over at the Dingwall club.

Hughes was appointed as County boss in December. In that time, they have won three of his 10 games in charge. As it stands, they currently sit bottom of the Premiership.

Hughes has admitted that he has been frustrated by the mistakes that have been made at times by his team this season.

“A little bit of frustration”

“There’s a little bit of frustration there. Because I feel that some of the stuff that we are doing is self-inflicted. But I feel that it is my job to try and help them, and make them better. That’s the frustration. It is up and down, there’s no consistency” he said.

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John Hughes watches his Ross County side in action (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Hughes also wants to work on County losing goals from set pieces. This happened most recently in the 2-0 loss to Dundee United at the weekend, and he is looking to bring an end to this practice as soon as possible.

“We still get done”

“We seem to be doing a lot of late. We’re trying to rectify that, we’ve brought everybody back up the pitch. Try and fit it, and not concede from set pieces, and we still get done from one. So that’s the frustration.”

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Ross County in action against Rangers (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Despite some indifferent results, Hughes feels that there is progress being made since he took over.

“I’m seeing a lot of good signs. In terms of the boys giving me everything that I’ve got, it’s not in question. What’s the frustrating thing is the goals that we lose and the reaction to losing goals” he stated.

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