He said: "It is certainly a game we didn't deserve to lose.
"We were excellent in the first half, but when you are having your best period, you have got to capitalise on that and we didn't.
"It was a fortunate goal for them - a double deflection - and when that falls to somebody of Welbeck's quality, then you are almost expecting him to score.
"That is the only difference between the two teams, and over the 90 minutes we were the better side."
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