Date: 29th January 2011 at 5:53pm
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Brendan Rodgers said he is ‘bitterly disappointed’ to lose 2-1 at home to Leyton Orient in the FA Cup 4th round.

Alan Tate conceded a late own goal after Cedric Van Der Gun cancelled out Smith’s opener.

The Swans dominated most of the game and had enough chances to win the fame comfortably, but they were punished for not being clinical inside the box, Rodgers said:

‘We’re bitterly disappointed. When you don’t take your chances, this can happen.

‘I never thought with this group a result like that would happen because the key to our success in the Championship has been our ability to work hard.

‘But we just weren’t quite at our best.

‘We got the ball in good areas but when you aren’t clinical enough it is disappointing. We didn’t have that extra bit of quality in the final third.

‘It looked like a matter of time. We had lots of possession but we didn’t have the finishing touch and that is what the game is about.

‘You have to turn your domination into goals but we are suddenly out of the tournament.

‘But congratulations to Leyton Orient and I don’t want to take anything away from them. They stayed in the game and got the result through an unfortunate goal.’