David Artell reflected on a disappoiting performance from his team at Leyton Orient, but a game that yielded three points due to his side's never-say-die attitude.
Will Jaaskelainen saved a second half penalty & James Jones popped up in the last minute to give Crewe a 2-1 victory over the O's in East London.
Artell said: “Worst performance of the season, one of the best results probably.
“Don’t get me wrong, we’ve hit the bar, the post & James Jones had a chance just before we scored the winner, but we never felt in control of the game.
“Certainly second half, Orient had all the possession & territory without creating a clear-cut chance other than the penalty which was just a stupid mistake.
“I never felt they were going to score, but I didn’t think we were either because we weren’t playing very well.
“I think it was probably out worst performance of the season, but what I would say is I think the lads deserve their bit of luck because we didn’t get any at Newport & we did tonight to Orient what Newport did to us.
“We weren’t very good on the ball, but I thought we defended properly apart from a mistake each from each centre half.
“It’s the sign of a half decent team when you win when you don’t play well, so we’ll take that.”