Derek Adams: Plymouth Argyle needed to be more ruthless in York City victory

Jamille Matt
Jamille Matt (centre) has scored in Plymouth Argyle's last two matches, having joined on loan from Stevenage earlier this month

Plymouth Argyle should have been more ruthless in their 3-2 win over York City on Easter Monday, according to manager Derek Adams.

The Pilgrims led 3-0 after 42 minutes before York scored two second-half goals to set up a tense finish.

"We probably weren't ruthless enough today in the second half or the first half," Adams told BBC Radio Devon.

"We had opportunities to go forward and get more goals, we had some good areas, but we haven't taken the chances."

The victory, Plymouth's second in a row, saw Argyle return to the automatic promotion places in League Two, with the Pilgrims now just two points off second-placed Oxford United.

The club has turned around a run which saw them take just one point from their previous four games as they dropped out of the top three for the first time since September.

"We're in a good run of form, but we've been playing well," said Adams.

"Last time [at home] against Luton Town we were by far the better team and never won, but today we came away with three points and that's the most important thing at this stage of the season.

"We've put ourselves in a very good position."