Lee Miller says Falkirk are ‘confident’ of bringing in another central defender as the Bairns co-boss reflected on his side’s opening day defeat in the League Cup.

Despite looking bright in the first half, their rivals Dunfermline were too good for them in the second 45, Stevie Crawford’s side winning 2-0 thanks to two Euan Murray efforts.

Dunfermline beat Falkirk on Friday. (Photo by Andrew Vaughan – CameraSport via Getty Images)

It was a game that despite the result, Miller is taking a lot from. He said that his men displayed plenty of things to smile about but have to take their chances.

“There’s loads of positives,” said Miller. “I thought we were the better team in the first half albeit never scored when we were on top.


“We created enough chances and I thought we dominated large spells of the first half.

“You can see in our play that we do a lot on the training pitch and the boys are taking that into their play. Second half was a different story, we never quite dealt with set-plays.

“We are disappointed with the result but we need to shake it off and get on with it. It’s one of those things where if you take your chances, it’s a different game.”

Miller also provided a transfer update after the Pars defeat, and when asked about bringing in another centre-back, he said: “Yeah, we are looking, we have been doing that and have been close to a few different options.

Miller says they have been close. (Photo by Ben Banks)

“We are confident we will get something sorted and hopefully we can go from there.

“There are a lot of positives to take from this game, especially first half, apart from the defensive side of things from set-plays. It’s something we need to work on.”

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