"We started OK and they didn't look like scoring. Then they popped up with a worldy goal and that can kill you. That [swing in] momentum just killed us. Nobes [Noble] has gone to clear the ball and the chances of it hitting Rooney and going in the back of the net was just our luck on Saturday.

"Coming in 2-0 down is always a hard thing to come back from against a team like Manchester United. We had a mountain to climb in the second and we tried to give it a go.