"Bobby said right on the final whistle `You certainly let us off the hook there', and I think he's right, we did let them off the hook.
"We conceded two ridiculously poor goals and I counted six clear-cut chances plus the goal, and apart from one of the chances that fell to Defoe before he scored where (Shay) Given made a save, the keeper didn't have to make a save with the other chances.
"We missed the target. That's not bad luck, it's poor finishing. But for a team that's had an outstanding season and it's been a fortress up here this year, to have opened them up as easily as that on a number of occasions, I must admit it was a surprise.
"But you have to take your chances."