Max Aarons bemoaned the "little mistakes" which cost Norwich City in their 2-0 defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon.
City went behind on 21 minutes when Luka Milivojevic netted from the penalty spot but they rallied to create plenty of chances before the interval, to no avail.
Reacting to the game with canaries.co.uk afterwards, Aarons said: "Obviously, we're disappointed with how the game's ended up. I thought we were solid until the penalty and then we grew into the first-half and played really well.
"Little mistakes have cost us today. We know in this league that coming away from home is hard.
"We thought we could come away we something today and we're disappointed we didn't."
Aarons suffered a nasty injury on international duty with the England Under-21s a few weeks ago and made a surprise return to the starting eleven.
He played the full 90 minutes at Selhurst Park and reacted to his efforts afterwards: "I feel really good. I've worked hard along with the medical team to come back fit as soon as possible.
"I felt good but I'm just disapponted with the result. Maybe I was surprised to start but I just made sure I was ready when needed.
Aarons finished by showing his appreciation for the away following and said the team will need that support once again when they host Aston Villa at Carrow Road next Saturday.
"We know we need our supporters when we come away from home. They were excellent again today and we can't thank them enough.
"Our last home game was against Manchester City when we got the win. We've done well at home and hopefully we can take that into next week."