Moving On

ARGYLE midfielder Andres Gurrieri cannot wait for the Pilgrims’ make-or-break week to begin.

The Argentinean midfielder made an unhappy return to former club Burton Albion on Saturday, as Argyle lost 1-0 to leave themselves five points adrift of the Sky Bet League 2 play-off places.


However, with matches at Newport, on Tuesday, and against Oxford United at Home Park on Saturday, Andres knows that the Pilgrims can play themselves back into contention in the space of five days.


“Today has gone,” he said, after the Pirelli Stadium setback left Argyle with one point from their last three matches. “We are going to have look at the mistakes, try to find a solution, then focus on Newport.


“We will go to try to win, of course. If we win, it will be great to arrive on Saturday at home to Oxford. We are fighting both teams to get into the play-offs.


“I think we can still get into the play-offs, even if it is going to be tough. We don’t have to give up at this moment because we still have chances.”


Andres is welcoming the chance to right Saturday’s wrongs within a few days in Wales, where Argyle will cash in their game in hand on all their play-off rivals.


“It’s good,” he said. “When you lose, you always want to get back on the pitch to get a good result, to win again. It’s good that we can wait only a few days and have this game in hand; if we win, it is going to help us a lot.”

Andres started Saturday’s match up front, in the hole behind forward pair Enoch Showunmi and Reuben Reid, having played recently at right wing-back. He then ended the game on the right-hand side of midfield.


“I try to do my best wherever I have to play,” he said. “I don’t think ‘This is not my best position’ or ‘I feel more confident in that position’. I just try to do my job as best I can.”