Parramatta skipper Clint Gutherson is assured classes discovered from their first lack of the season will assist to maintain the Eels on the prime of the NRL ladder.
A spirited 24-10 loss to reigning premiers the Sydney Roosters on Saturday was the primary knock for Brad Arthur’s males on a faultless season thus far.
The loss pinpointed a niche in professionalism between the ladder-leading Eels and red-hot Roosters, which is a simple sufficient repair, in accordance to Gutherson.
“We missed a few tackles and let them off the hook a little bit too easy coming out of their own red zone and … a couple of big plays really hurt us,” the Eels’ No.1 mentioned on Tuesday.
“We confirmed that we’re shut however we have nonetheless acquired a bit of labor to do.
“(We take) a heap of confidence, we had been in entrance with about 17 to go and a few large performs value us.
“It’s not things that are a massive fix – it’s an easy fix. It’s just a few missed tackles there.”
The Eels completed with 36 missed tackles in contrast to 29 from the Roosters, in addition to seven penalties and 11 errors because the rating blew out within the closing 20 minutes.
The loss comes at a vital time for the Eels who’re set to face grand finalists Canberra on Saturday night time at Bankwest Stadium.
The Raiders are additionally coming off a troublesome loss to an harm depleted Manly and will probably be eager to re-establish the shape that they had displayed just some weeks earlier against Melbourne.
“They’re sort of in the same boat as us, looking to get back into the winner’s circle,” Gutherson mentioned.
“I’m certain Ricky (Stuart) will probably be into them robust and getting them prepared for this recreation.
“It’s one other nice take a look at for us and we’re actually trying ahead to it. They’re one other grand finalists group and, hopefully, we are able to flip it round this week.”