"When you've got Le Fondre anything can happen. He is a bit special. Those two finishes were from the top drawer," he told Sky Sports News
"They are the champions of Europe. These are world-class players. If you're 2-0 down to them with 10 minutes to go you feel you've got real problems.
"Once you get a goal things can change and that's what happened tonight. I was so proud of our players tonight. We have players with massive hearts. They give us everything. We're doing everything we can be to be in this league next season."
The result leaves Reading in 17th place in the Premier League, level on points with Wigan Athletic and Aston Villa below them.