Ayr United player-manager Mark Kerr says he wants to see more from his side in an attacking sense after a 0-0 draw with Dunfermline, hailing Aston Villa loanee Viljami Sinisalo.

The Pars came into the game having won all their competitive matches this term. Whilst Kerr’s team did stop them from continuing their 100% start, thanks in part to the work of their Aston Villa loanee, the player-boss was a bit disappointed.

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The Aston Villa loanee impressed. (Photo by Ross MacDonald/SNS Group via Getty Images)

He says that his team had to do more going forward, praising the efforts of his young keeper who now heads out to Finland with their U21s squad.

“We take the positives of a clean sheet and how we defended, particularly against their set pieces,” said Kerr. “But it was frustrating in terms of what we failed to do going forward.


“We want to be on the front foot and imposing ourselves on the game. But we never created enough to go and win it – even though they never hurt us either.

“The opportunities were there for us to use the wide areas and create more. So it’s disappointing that we didn’t do that. But it was a case of two teams cancelling each other out.

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The two battled at Somerset. (Photo by Ross MacDonald/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“I thought Viljami was very tidy but he always is. He dealt with a couple of strikes from distance. He was a positive and there’s a few others.”

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