"I think it will help us having been to Wembley. It was a lot of our squad's first experience of being there so that experience can only help us," he said.
"The Carling Cup run has helped us and given us a taste of Wembley and that is the reason why we have done so well in the FA Cup as well.
"I don't think we played well against Cardiff and I think some players will learn that sometimes when you go to Wembley you have to forget about the occasion and what is going on around you.
"We were maybe guilty of thinking about the occasion rather than the game."