Tyrick Mitchell praised the team spirit amongst the Crystal Palace players as they beat Millwall 2-1 at The Den.
Mitchell started at left-back in a back four as the Eagles progressed to the fourth round of the competition.
“It was a crazy experience,” Mitchell told Palace TV. “We could see by the fans, they made it hard to play.
“I feel like we had loads of possession in the first-half but it was just about our final play, our tempo on the ball.
“In the second-half, we started that well and you could see by the two goals. All 11 of us on the pitch, we’re going to make mistakes. It’s just about rallying together and helping each other through the mistake.
“Sometimes someone’s head might go down, so it’s just about being a good team-mate and helping them get through it.
“Playing in front of our fans is brilliant, but it is still hard at the same time. It’s much better than last season in terms of atmosphere.
“You hear it [the Millwall fans] but you just try and block it out. You don’t hear any good stuff, so you just try and block it out.”
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