TAUNTON Town captain Matt Wright said the Peacocks "have got to be better" after their scrappy win over Larkhall Athletic in the FA Cup preliminary round.

Wright scored his third goal in three games, with Pierce Mitchell and Ben Adelsbury also netting in the 3-0 win, but it was far from a perfect performance against a team which played with 10 men for an hour after Josh Egan's sending off.

The skipper said afterwards: "Yes [we've got the job done], but on the other hand we've got to be better.

"We know teams are going to come here, defend and slow it down, and we've got to figure out how to break them down and play better.

"I think them going down to 10 men almost took the stuffing out of us, I don't know why.

"Sometimes it just works out like that, when the other team goes down to 10 you take the extra pass when there's no need and you get a bit complacent.

"Having said that, we've not played well in the last couple of games and we've still won, so no complaints there."

The Peacocks go into tomorrow's draw for the first qualifying round of the Cup, and they also have some time off before their next match - away to Shortwood United on Saturday (ko 3pm).

Wright said: "We looked a bit tired today, but that's the first three games of the season - Saturday, Tuesday, Saturday - and a tough game on the astroturf on the opening day took a lot out of the lads.

"But we've got a week off from games next week, so we can come in for training, get some running, and go again next Saturday."

The striker added: "I'm happy with my scoring form, but I know - we all know - that when this team clicks, we're going to be brilliant.

"We've got a great squad, we've made some new signings, and once they blend in I've got no worries that we're going to click well."