GOALKEEPER Luke McCormick insists Swindon Town must draw a line under Sunday’s shock FA Cup exit against if they are to avoid jeopardising their League Two form in the build up to Christmas.

Former Swindon Town scholar Jake Hyde netted 10 minutes into the second half to send Woking into the third round of the competition for the first time in 22 years.

The upset was without doubt the biggest of second round, however McCormick has urged Town’s players not to be too downhearted by the defeat and instead focus on this weekend’s League Two tie at home to Newport County.

Having never experienced a cup exit of that nature before, the 35-year-old stated Town’s dressing room was downbeat and disappointed after the full-time whistle.

He said: “I’ve personally never experienced that, and it’s not something I like the feeling of.

“We’ve got a very downbeat and disappointing group of players at the moment.

“We probably didn’t use the ball well enough, we had lots of possession. But they made it very difficult for us, they had a game plan and they stuck to it.

“It frustrated us, because we found them very hard to break down.

“That’s not to say we didn’t create enough chances, they (Woking) put their bodies on the line and their goalkeeper has walked off with a bottle of champagne in his hand.

“It wasn’t our day.”

The loss is new manager Richie Wellens’ second defeat at home following the club’s 4-0 loss against Carlisle United two weeks earlier.

Positive one-goal wins against Port Vale and Stevenage followed, however the general low mood among fans swiftly returned after Town’s latest premature FA Cup exit.

Reviewing the game and making sure wrongs and transformed into rights is the only way to improve, insists McCormick – who replaced first choice keeper Lawrence Vigouroux in goal for Sunday’s tie.

“I’m not one that picks up a paper, we know Woking will be grabbing the headlines,” said McCormick.

“But we need to draw a line under it and concentrate our focus onto the league.

“Everyone is emotional after the game, but Richie is calculated, and we will certainly go through the game during the week and see what we could’ve done better.”