Yet Cuellar insisted that the club could return to Wembley again this season for the FA Cup final. Villa play Reading in the quarter-final stages on Sunday.
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'We are a stronger team now. We have a strong mentality and we have decided we need to get into the top four and try to win the FA Cup. Even though we lost we are feeling good with our confidence.
'We are two games behind other clubs and know we can win those games in hand and catch up the other clubs above us. It will be tough but we know we can do it.''
'In football you always have another game. We have Reading this Sunday. It's an important game for us and we hope we can forget this game. We have a strong mentality, are confident and we will fight for it.'