Georgiou and Judge will get game time says Lambert

Town boss Paul Lambert has insisted that creative duo Anthony Georgiou and Alan Judge will both play key roles throughout the season.

The pair have been out of favour as late, with Gerogiou still to make a start for Town this campaign. He would however started the Leasing.com games but was away on international duty on both occasions, something he shouldn’t miss out on according to Lambert.

“Anthony changed the game in our favour against Wimbledon and that was a massive result for us, coming back from 1-0 down and turning the game on its head to win,” Lambert said.

“He came on at half-time and was excellent but he’s unfortunate because lads have been playing so well in front of him.

“Every time I put him on he’s performed but you can’t stop anyone from going to play for their national team and if he had been here he would have played in the cup games.

“The national team’s important.

“He’s done great and I’m really happy with him. He’ll be wanting to play more games but I think he understands it.

“Every time I’ve asked him to perform he’s stepped up to the plate and made us look lively again.”

Moving onto Judge, the Irish international has made a stuttering start making six starts and five substitute appearances so far during the campaign.

“As a footballer you can’t, in your right mind, expect to play unless you’re Messi or Ronaldo,” Lambert said.

“If you go down that road you’re playing a dangerous game and you always have to be looking over your shoulder.

“Judgey’s done well every time I’ve asked him to play and I changed the game for Fleetwood because I thought it was going to be one of those type of games.

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