ROSS Forbes believes Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Falkirk was a fair result — because the pendulum kept swinging both ways during a pulsating second half.
Ton took an early lead through Thomas O’Ware but were pegged back by James Craigen on half-time, before an Aaron Muirhead penalty gave the visitors the lead.
Forbes himself then equalised with a tidy finish and both sides had good chances to nick all three points.
At one stage Ton were lucky to remain in the game when Nathan Austin blasted over from a one-on-one with Derek Gaston, and the Bairns had their crossbar and goalkeeper to thank after two Forbes free-kicks went close towards the end.
The midfielder insists both teams left Cappielow feeling a sense of frustration that they couldn’t seal all three points rather than sharing one.
He said: “I think both teams felt a wee bit frustrated. The first 20 minutes of the second half they had a good few chances and if they take them, the game might be over.
“Certainly when the weather died down a wee bit, I think we dominated the last 20/25 minutes. It could have swung both ways probably but in the end a draw was probably fair. Obviously you’re always wanting to get the three points, so it was unfortunate.”
Forbes reckons Ton have flown under the radar to an extent this season, in that nobody expected their play-off push at the beginning of the campaign.
Asked if Saturday was a missed opportunity that Ton couldn’t steal a victory, he replied: “I wouldn’t say it was a missed chance, no. For us, nobody expects us to be where we are just now. As long as we keep picking up points, everything is a bonus.
“We’ll see where we are come the end of the season, and hopefully that’s the top four.”