And they were outclassed at the Memorial Ground as a Jermaine Beckford double and goals from Sam Vokes and Tresor Kandol eased Leeds to a comfortable three points.
"We were beaten by a better side. We didn't reach the standards we require in any area," said Trollope. "When that happens against a side of Leeds' quality you will get beaten. It's another reality check for us and we have to move on quickly.
"The start we made to the season raised expectations here, but there is still a lot of improvements needed.
"When we were winning I said there were areas we still had to work on and they have been shown up in the last few matches."