An impressive run of away results in the Championship was brought to an end after Richard Stearman's second-half header.

"It was tough, similar to last year with having a man sent off," Friend said.

"And losing Flinty (Aden Flint) was tough as well.

"It was tight, the margins were fine and we felt a couple of things didn't go our way, especially in the build-up to the goal.

"It's disappointing but we've got to keep our heads up. We've got a huge game on Sunday now."

Watch the full interview with George Friend in the video player above.