Stoke boss Tony Pulis 'pig-sick' after late Kiev goal

Stoke City manager Tony Pulis
Pulis takes his side to Sunderland in the Premier League on Sunday

Stoke City manager Tony Pulis was "pig-sick" to see his side concede a late equaliser in their 1-1 draw against Dynamo Kiev in the Europa League.

Striker Cameron Jerome netted a debut goal in Ukraine, but an injury-time strike from Ognjen Vukojevic prevented Stoke from completing a famous win.

"I'm delighted with the players but we're pig-sick that we've conceded late on," Pulis told BBC Radio Stoke.

"It would have been a great result for us but it's still a very good point."

Pulis added that Stoke are learning lessons from their first European campaign in 37 years.

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"Their effort and commitment is fantastic, but what we've got to do is try and keep the ball better than what we do," said the Potters boss.

"They work at 110mph when they haven't got the ball and they've got to take the pace out of the game a little bit when we get the ball.

"That's the thing we've got to work on, but we mustn't lose our commitment, our effort and our togetherness."

Pulis made eight changes to the team that beat Liverpool 1-0 in the Premier League on 10 September.

As well as Jerome, midfielder Wilson Palacios was also handed his first start for the club after moving from Tottenham Hotspur on transfer deadline day.

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