Fulham manager Martin Jol felt that his side had won when Dimitar Berbatov scored with less than three minutes remaining against Reading.

The Whites fell behind to Mikele Leigertwood’s first-half strike before equalising through Bryan Ruiz.

Chris Baird had given the west Londoners the lead with less than 15 minutes remaining but Gareth McCleary levelled with five minutes left.

But Jol’s side went up the other end to lead again through Berbatov yet the Royals levelled again when Hal Robson-Kanu bundled the ball home.

“I thought we had done enough when Berbatov scored,” Jol said. “A couple of weeks ago we did the same against Southampton and they equalised.

“Maybe we have to be a bit clever and not give away free-kicks.

“They attacked the ball with two or three players and we allowed them to.

“If you score three goals against a side like Reading you should win.”

Jol was unhappy with the fact that his side were lacking purpose in the middle early in the first half.

“We started off brightly but there was no purpose to our game,” he added.

“Diarra and Baird played well but they didn’t play the ball forward enough for my liking.

“We’ve got these players like Berbatov, Duff, Rodallega. We didn’t do that enough.

“We caused problems for ourselves in losing the ball and they could break us.

“Without playing very well they scored but second half was a totally different story.”

Jol pointed to the defence for Reading’s late equaliser but felt there was nothing more that could be done.

“I could say we have to be better organised but Brede Hangeland for example was at the far post,” he explained.

“You make organisation plan. The only thing you have to do with free-kicks like that.

“You have to try to be at the end of it and we weren’t. We weren’t and I can’t blame the keeper.”