SAUCHIE boss Iain Diack insisted he was satisfied with his side’s afternoon’s work as they comfortably brushed aside Ormiston in the South Challenge Cup on Saturday.

Goals from the returning Darren Cummings, Steve Dolan and David Cross made it four wins from four for the Beechwood Park side.

And Diack praised his team’s performance, as they made light work of the side sitting second last in the East of Scotland C Conference.

He told Advertiser Sport: “It was a good performance and very similar to last week.

“In the first half, the boys were really, really good and passed the ball really well. We probably and should have put the game to bed and been four or five up by half time.

“In the second half, we let them back into it slightly and let them score a goal and for ten minutes after that, we were a wee bit shaky.

“But, we regained our composure and managed to get our third goal and saw the game out quite comfortably. I was quite happy with it, to be honest.”

It was the second week in a row Sauchie had welcomed inferior opposition and Diack once again insisted the win was the most important thing.

He continued: “It’s the bigger of the cups and it’s one of those where you want to get through the game as best you can.

“You want to play well when playing against a team that’s down near the bottom of their league. You don’t want to be struggling against them.

“As I say, we passed the ball excellently in the first half and just had a wee ten minute spell in the second half where it wasn’t great. In that wee spell, they’ve managed to score, which makes it look worse than it was.

“After that, the boys marched on and it could have been six or seven.

“All in all, another good performance.”

The win over Ormiston was Sauchie’s fourth in a row, following last week’s 7-1 rout of Eyemouth United and wins over Haddington and Tyncastle.

For Saturday’s match, the Reds welcomed back Cummings, Darren Petrie - who was back after a suspension for an off the ball incident - Terry Hewitt, and Ryan Millar to the squad.

Conor Langton dropped out due to illness, Craig Donaldson and Josh Carroll were on holiday, while Josh Taylor dropped to the bench.

Darren Dolan and Ant McTaggart were also welcomed back into the starting lineup having been rested in last week’s win.

And Diack insisted his side’s ability to chop and change things and still come out easily on top was a sign of the strength and depth of his side.

He added: “I didn’t want to sign 11 players who were going to start week-in-week out.

“As far as I am concerned, every single player that I’ve got is capable of going in and keeping his place in the team.”