Mark Robins likened defeat to Notts County to being 'mugged' after Scunthorpe were beaten 1-0 at Glanford Park by a late penalty.
Substitute Zeli Ismail snatched a 89th-minute winner from the penalty spot to give Notts County a 1-0 victory at Scunthorpe.
Team news for Saturday's League One clash between Scunthorpe United and Notts County at Glanford Park.
Scunthorpe United have signed Middlesbrough forward Luke Williams on loan for a month.
Mark Robins was left with mixed feelings after Scunthorpe battled to claim a point with 10 men in an eventful 2-2 draw at Port Vale.
Scunthorpe's 10 men came from behind to earn a valuable point but still slid to the foot of the table after a 2-2 draw at Port Vale.
Team news for Tuesday's League One clash between Port Vale and Scunthorpe United at Vale Park.
Mark Robins has promised to act after seeing Scunthorpe struggle to a 1-1 draw at home to Colchester in his first match in charge.