"The way we started the game, it's a massive downer," said the Notts boss.
"I actually think we played well, but we've lost the game.
"The manner we conceded those goals, the game is over after 10 minutes.
"We've more or less thrown the game away after 10 minutes. To concede the two goals the way we did, again, we're a charity case at the moment. We keep giving gifts away.
"We just keep making silly errors and putting ourselves under so much pressure and it's cost us the game.
"At half-time, I felt we should have gone in 2-2, we created good chances,
"When you give away the first goal, you're fighting an uphill battle," he added. "We had a go, but that's not good enough, is it?"