Date: 13th December 2016 at 11:19pm
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Despite losing away at Fulham this evening Rotherham United’s caretaker Manager Paul Warne was still feeling upbeat.

Speaking to MillersPlayer after the two-one defeat, Warney said, ‘We knew Fulham were a very good team who beat Reading five-nil here when Reading were third in the table.

‘So it was always going to be a hard ask. But we prepared well and I thought in the first twenty minutes we looked dangerous on the counter attack.

‘I knew they’d have a lot more of the ball than us but every time we got it and gave it to Danny Ward or Izzy Brown we were a threat and we could have gone one-up earlier in the game than we did.

‘I thought because Fulham conceded four at Wolves they might be a bit frail and have a lack of confidence where my lads came into the game feeling good. I told the lads that they had to believe in the shape we’d given them said we’re away from home and aren’t here to entertain the crowd and to slow the game down when they could. But then when we got the ball we’d got to make our passes count and I thought we were doing quite well then Izzy got injured which messed us up a bit.

‘I think Fulham were expecting us to come here and roll over which wasn’t the case. I thought we edged it on chances in the first half but there goal came out of nothing. Going in at half-time one-one prior to the game would I have been happy yes during the game no because we were causing problems.

‘They changed the system a little bit for the second half and caused more problems and we couldn’t really get our wide men out. Fulham have got an excellent midfield and I’d pay to watch them.

‘I can’t knock my lads for effort but their bit of class told in the end.

‘I asked the lads to give everything and I’ve just shook all their hands in the dressing room but they are disappointed men who I’ve got to pick up for Saturday.’

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