Mark Bonner lauded his Cambridge facet’s show after they noticed off Studying.
The U’s responded to a disappointing loss at Leyton Orient to beat the Royals 1-0 courtesy of Fejiri Okenabirhie’s strike seven minutes from the tip.
Cambridge climbed again into the highest six of League One, whereas Studying are but to choose up a degree away from house this season.
“I believed it was an excellent recreation,” Bonner mentioned afterwards.
“Each groups had good possibilities, each groups had been making an attempt to win the sport. There was drama all through the sport, and within the ending clearly they may have gotten one thing from it, however I believed our efficiency stage was good.
“I preferred the intent that we began with. It was an excellent likelihood early on, I’m stunned we didn’t rating early within the recreation, so it was there for us, however I’m delighted with the sport that we performed.
“We gave our subs the prospect to come back on and win the sport, which is vital. We’ve received to guarantee that after we make these modifications we’re in a recreation that provides them an opportunity of successful it for us.
“There was heaps to love about us tonight, it was rather more us. I believe 5 out of six video games we’ve been an excellent facet this 12 months.
“I really like within the thirtieth minute how we defended our field, wonderful. Everyone chucking their physique in the way in which to dam issues, that’s us at our greatest. You’ve received to offer every thing. (It’s) a bit rock and roll typically, not all the time good, however that’s what we wish to see. I actually preferred the intent in our recreation tonight.”
Ruben Selles expressed his disappointment at Studying’s show, saying: “The thought is that our efficiency was not ok.
“We had a plan of come right here and attempt to win the sport. We had been making an attempt to get a tempo of the sport and we didn’t. We tried completely different variations, and we had an opponent that closed all of the areas and performed the sport very well.
“I’m disillusioned with the end result, I’m disillusioned with the efficiency.
“We had possibilities within the recreation to attain targets. I believe we created sufficient to not less than rating one aim. We should be extra ruthless, we should be extra nasty.
“We have to know play our personal recreation, and we have to know management the sport as a crew. At the moment, for some intervals of the sport we weren’t with that management.
“We all know the crew we wish to be. There are some constructive issues in what we do however on the finish of the day we have to win soccer matches.”