Reading assistant: We could have snatched a draw

Dillon said: “We had a couple of chances to get back in it and we could have snatched a draw at the end, but I was quite pleased we didn’t.

“We’ve got a big game on Saturday and a long trip back and I’m sure Mr Benitez was thinking the same about extra-time.

“So I was pleased with the performance but not with the result.

“We went 3-0 down but kept playing and kept passing, Glen Little was creating problems and our set-pieces caused them problems.”