Wycombe Wanderers manager Matt Bloomfield has praised the performance of Killian Phillips in the 2-1 home loss against Reading.

The 21-year-old scored the Chairboys’ equaliser in the defeat on November 25, just two minutes after the Royals went ahead thanks to a Sam Smith strike.

It was the young Irishman’s first goal at Adams Park since joining on loan from Crystal Palace.

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Bloomfield said: “He plays with such energy, drive and passion and he has a lot of that in his life.

“His goal was brilliant, very well-taken and it was great to see.

“We’re happy to have him here and he’ll have a great career.”

Finally, the boss also thanked the fans who arrived at Adams Park in what was the club’s highest-attended home game of the season so far.

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In all, 7,073 people spectators arrived to watch the Chairboys lose at home, with there being nearly 2,000 visiting fans.

He concluded: “They were incredible.

“I feel delated those guys as they weren’t able to leave today celebrating a local derby day win.

“It hurts, it hurts a lot as they were so loud.”

Up next for Wycombe at home is Morecambe in the FA Cup on December 2.