Liam Manning's brutally honest view on Bristol City's late win and Hull City's penalty decision

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Jason Knight's late goal stole victory for the Robins

Liam Manning praised Bristol City's togetherness in their 3-2 win against Hull City on Friday night.

The Robins took the lead through Tommy Conway's penalty in the first half, before Hull struck back through Aaron Connolly and Ozan Tufan to lead at half-time.

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Anis Mehmeti and Jason Knight sprung into life late on two net two quickfire goals and earn the Robins a valuable three points.

Manning had his say on the victory to BBC Radio Bristol: “The performance, the response to being undeservedly 2-1 down, those aspects were really big things.

"Up until we scored the goal we were excellent, we controlled the game, got into some terrific areas, and rightly so got the penalty. We wobbled a little for the next 10 minutes, maybe got a bit emotional and the momentum shifted to them."

Hull's second goal was courtesy of a spot kick, which was harshly awarded for a foul by Cam Pring when there appeared to be very little contact.

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The Bristol City boss was less than pleased with the decision. "Obviously, the penalty for them is ridiculous to be totally honest," he said.

"Having seen it back now, there were three major errors leading up to it so I'm just delighted that it didn't decide the game because the lads did too well for that to happen.

"What we showed in the second half is a level of calmness and we stuck together. We've spoken a lot about that and we did a good job of doing what we're trying to do. As you see today, the goals and results will come with that."

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