Edinburgh out to Get Rid of Their Own Blues

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Byline: ROB ROBERTSON

UNDER-PRESSURE Edinburgh coach Rob Moffat has claimed there is no need to panic despite his side losing seven competitive league games in a row.

Fans are calling for his head after Moffat's side lost the final four Magners League matches of last season and the first three of the current campaign.

But he has come out fighting, promising that the rot will stop with a victory over Leinster at Murrayfield on Friday.

'We have only played three games this season and it's too easy to get panicky and change things which is something a younger, less experienced coach might do,' said Moffat. 'I have been around a while and have a fair amount of experience, and know that the important thing at a time like this is to retain a balanced view. 'As a coach, and as a player, when you lose a run of games you have to be strong. It is a test of character. I am the first person to take responsibility and I believe the problems at this club can be fixed.' Moffat has kept faith with his squad, making only three changes, one positional, from the team that lost to Ulster last weekend. …