The Saddlers put in an excellent first half efficiency and had been unlucky to not rating, earlier than the hosts improved within the second 45.
The sport appeared destined for a goalless draw earlier than Paul Mullin netted a 94th minute winner and Dutton insists the Walsall gamers should enhance their health – however he was happy with their efficiency.
“I’m gutted, completely gutted,” Dutton mentioned.
“It was a bittersweet efficiency. The boys have given me every part and I couldn’t be extra happy with them.
“They’ve come to a staff who’re second within the league on their dwelling patch and put in a efficiency like that. That’s the degree we have to attain to make issues occur for us.
“We had that in abundance however you must be bodily on the high of your recreation. Prime gamers are so match as a result of they should go proper by way of the 93rd, 94th and ninety fifth minute.
“If you happen to’re not ready to do this you get punished and that’s what’s occurred as we speak, we’ve been punished.
“I’m gutted with the end result however actually happy with the efficiency.
“It grew to become finish to finish, there have been possibilities for us to win it and possibilities for them.
“The simple factor to do at Cambridge can be to close up store and accept some extent, however I don’t need that mentality at Walsall soccer membership.
“I need us to have the ability to win at dwelling and away. It’s not taking place on the minute for us however I’m greater than assured that if this group of lads put in additional performances like that, we’ll develop into a drive to be reckoned with in time.”
In the meantime, when requested concerning the harm sustained to Cameron Norman within the first half, Dutton added: “It’s a lifeless leg. It normally takes one or two days to cool down so he received’t be distant.
“I’m positive he’ll be out there for the Barrow recreation.”