"We wanted a top a performance today and I thought we got a top, top performance and the three vital points that we needed.
"The football club needed a response and that's exactly what we got.
"It was a really good team effort today to get us over the line and a really welcome result."
"We have defended a lot better than that and I am disappointed with the goals.
"We weren't compact enough as a side and I do appreciate that we were going all out to win.
"But you need to stay in games and what we have done of late is stayed in games and reduced the goals against.
"While there was a good attitude and spirit about us to be competitive, you need to keep the goals against column down.
"We needed to stay in that game - that is the period of the season that it is.
"We didn't do that or recognise some very good strengths that Cardiff have.
"What has got us a good run is staying in games and what you need to do to do that.
"It is poor recognition of what wins football matches and where you need to go to do it consistently.
"It is very difficult to consistently score enough goals to win games if you are conceding three."