Last Updated: Sat, 31 Aug 2013 18:42
Yeovil manager Gary Johnson believed his side deserved better after a controversial late penalty handed Reading a 1-0 win at Huish Park.
In the first ever league meeting between the sides, Adam Le Fondre's penalty 13 minutes from time handed the Royals their first Sky Bet Championship win since the opening day and condemned the Glovers to a fifth consecutive defeat in all competitions.
Town boss Johnson contested referee Trevor Kettle's late decision and believed his side more than matched the former Premier League outfit.
Johnson said: "If the referee gives that as a penalty then he should have given one for us too.
"Our boys were magnificent today and they deserved more than they got. We outplayed a very good Reading team and our boys did everything but score.
"We kept creating chances and had lots of shots, and when they were on target the keeper made some good saves. I'm not sure you can do any more in a game and get beaten.
"We respect the opposition and think they are still one of the favourites to get promotion, so we're pleased that we competed more than adequately with them.
"I suppose that's why it's even more upsetting when it gets taken away from you by something out of your control.
"I think we've found our Championship legs over the last couple of games, and I hope that bodes well for the near future."
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