A furious Kit Symons laid into his Fulham side after the Whites surrendered a two-goal lead late on against Charlton Athletic.

Fulham looked set to end their miserable run of form after Ryan Tunnicliffe followed up his first goal for the club with an assist for Ross McCormack but let their lead slip as late goals from Johnnie Jackson and Jordan Cousins rescued a point for the Addicks.

A shocked Symons said afterwards: “I’m incredibly disappointed. To be 2-0 up and dominant in the game and cruising to then throw it away is inexplicable. There’s no excuse. We should have gone on and got a third and killed the game off.

We made poor decisions; don’t take those chances when they come. If that’s the case you’ve got to do the job right at the other end. Two free headers: two points thrown away. Up to the last 10 minutes we never looked in any trouble whatsoever.

“Defining moments in games: the crowd were singing for Johnnie Jackson to come on about 15 minutes earlier. He suddenly came on, made an impact, gave them a big lift. They took advantage of that and we shot ourselves in the foot.

“Ryan Tunnicliffe was with him, let him have a free header. There was no confusion over who was marking him. Just do our job properly (and) we’ll see the game out, so it’s incredibly frustrating not to have won. We were so comfortable, it’s really frustrating, really galling.”