Hughon felt they didn't make enough of their possession.
He said: "We certainly had enough possession but we came up against a very resilient Hull team and that can happen when they are down to 10 men. We needed to show more quality in final third and with the final ball.
"This league is too unforgiving with too much quality and everyone is fighting - they were down to 10 men and fighting for their lives.
"For us it is a missed opportunity and apart from the penalty our keeper has really not had a save to make."
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