GILLINGHAM manager Steve Lovell felt hard done by following his side’s 2-0 defeat at Southend United.

Blues goalkeeper Nathan Bishop pulled off a string of fine saves to deny the Kent club who were also adamant Connor Ogilvie’s late effort had crossed the goal-line.

And Lovell felt the Gills should have secured at least a share of the spoils.

“It was hard to say from where I was (whether the ball had gone in) but my boys would be honest and say if it was over the line,” Lovell told Kent online.

“Looking at the pictures after the game the ball was over the line and that’s the disappointing thing.

“We didn’t deserve a point, we deserved all three. Anybody at the game could say we were the better side, all the way through it.

“We created more chances and their keeper made more saves. We played really good football and the way we performed was excellent.

“I can’t have asked any more of them. We will get breaks but we are not getting any at the moment. I am not one to make excuses but a point would have been the least that we deserved.”