Widnes’ boss Denis Betts refused to be downhearted after the Vikings produced a spirited display during Friday’s defeat at Castleford.
The Super League leaders trailed 22-10 early in the second half, but roared back to record a 32-22 success and leave Widnes rooted to the bottom of the table.
“Sometimes you don’t get the bounce of the ball and coming out the other end with a scrappy win would be better,” said Betts.
“I asked for certain things and was really proud of the effort because we worked really hard. There are not a lot of sides who have come here and not had 50 points put on them.
“What we lacked was a bit of game-management at key points in the game and our attack is really disjointed because we are having to chop and change.”
“We’re hurting ourselves because we lack continuity in selection and some consistency in our training.”