Chris Coleman is unhappy with his side’s inconsistency throughout the season.
Fulham, normally a strong side at home, fell to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Portsmouth and to add to their misery they also had Michael Brown sent off.
The Cottagers have been unable to string a run of results together, something that has shown of the last few weeks having beaten Chelsea and now losing to Portsmouth.
Coleman wants his side to stand up and produce the results on a weekly basis to allow them to finish the season strongly and also give them a boost ahead of next year.
“It’s frustrating for us because the guys have defended really well in the last two games to get the results we’ve got but today there was a lack of concentration and we’ve given away some silly goals.
“I think one of the reasons we can’t jump into the top-ten is because we can’t consistently perform to the levels that those boys do.
“There’s no point putting two games together, you have to put five or six together and that’s frustrating but we need to finish strong like we did last year and we’re capable of that.
“We’re at that time of the season where you can’t harp on about it you have to get it out of your system and move on.
“We don’t want to scrape through just securing our Premiership status and that’s important for us for the start of next season also.
“Mathematically we’re not safe but as you’ve seen with our consistency we can beat the best and lose to those at the bottom.
“On chances, we deserved something today, especially second half. Even though we were down to ten men we kept pushing but we didn’t score.”
Coleman also added that the dismissal of Brown was justified but insists his midfielder is not a dirty player.
“We won’t be complaining about the red card, they’ve both gone in for the ball but Michael’s just got it wrong a little bit.
“They are both very competitive players and it was just one of those afternoons.”