Jimmy Unwin stated he couldn’t have requested for any extra from his Cambridge United aspect after their 3-1 defeat to Studying within the FA Youth Cup at The Abbey.
The edges went in stage on the break after United’s Thomas Dickens cancelled out Thierry Nevers’ opener, however two scientific finishes from Jack Nolan and Michael Olise secured the Royals a spot in spherical 4 of the competitors.
United had respectable possibilities all through the sport, significantly within the first half, whereas Studying keeper Jokull Andersson made a number of good stops.
And Unwin stated on one other day he believes his group would have scored extra targets.
“The boys are deflated however I really feel they’ll go away with their heads held excessive,” Unwin stated
“It’s took three magnificent strikes to beat us tonight. On one other day we’d have scored two or three targets if we had taken a few of the possibilities we created within the first half.”
He continued: “If you’re taking part in Class Three opposition you might need had two or three targets.
“If you’re taking part in Class One, they’ve received the gamers with the standard to attain the targets they did.
“We will’t ask any extra of the boys.
“The sport plan was executed brilliantly and we’ve broke on them a couple of instances.
“The sport received stretched second half they usually had a few possibilities late on, however I don’t actually keep in mind Louis Chadwick – who’s an under-16 – making that many saves all through the sport.”
The under-18s boss was additionally pointed to the truth that a number of of the gamers who impressed – equivalent to Lewis Simper – have been first yr students, whereas members of the under-16 squad additionally featured within the showpiece youth occasion.
“We had two under-16s (Diego Miller and Louis Chadwick) beginning within the sport which is good for us when it comes to growth,” he stated. “We had fairly a couple of first years taking part in as properly which for us is superb.
“There’s not a lot we are able to say to them now, it’s going to be Thursday after we’re again on the coaching floor and we are able to analyse it and have a look at it and decide the bones out of it, however I’m actually pleased with the boys.”