Ipswich boss Kieran McKenna felt Wanderers’ penalty was “a little bit soft” in the 1-1 draw at Portman Road.

New signing Leif Davis, who has joined the Tractor Boys on a season-long loan from Leeds United, was judged to have tripped Conor Bradley in the box by referee Samuel Barrott.

Aaron Morley made no mistake from the spot, firing low past Christian Walton to put the Whites in front.

But Lee Evans got the hosts back on level terms before half-time, firing past James Trafford after Wanderers were caught out by a corner routine.

McKenna was pleased with his side’s response to going behind and says they created “more than enough chances” to win the game.

"I thought we did more than enough to win the game," he told East Anglian Daily Times. "Especially in the second half, but even in the latter stages of the first half. 

"It was a quite edgy first 20 minutes. That can happen. It's understandable. It's human emotions playing in front of a crowd of that size after the build-up to the game.

"There was nothing really in the game, very bitty, not many balls in play and obviously we got a blow with the penalty. To my eye that was a little bit soft and came from nothing.

"The most pleasing thing was the response of the players and the crowd. Everyone stayed really positive and together when it would have been really easy to drop their heads and get disappointed. 

"It was a well-worked equaliser and then we started to find our rhythm at the end of the first half. Second half, once the ball was able to stay in play a little bit longer and we could find a bit of flow I thought our football and our physicality really took over.

"We had more than enough chances to win a game of this level. It just wasn't to be on the day, but I'm sure we'll keep improving from here."

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