We have got to be very honest about where things went wrong at Headingley and where we go from here.
The performance in the fourth Test was extremely disappointing; we played terribly.
You can make all the excuses you want about injuries, or getting woken up at 5am by a fire alarm, but from ball one Australia outplayed us in every department.
It is hard to put your finger on what makes teams' fortunes change so quickly. In some ways that is the beauty of sport, although it doesn't seem too beautiful at the moment.
You never want to get beaten like that and it hurts. But the key for us is to put the emotion to one side and get to work on all the things that need fixing.
Sport isn't an exact science, and if you knew what was going to happen, nobody would watch it. But we know that Australia put us under more pressure than we did to them.
We have shown our potential in this series; we played superbly at Lord's and three days of cricket ago, we had them on the ropes.
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