Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Martinez: We Deserved More

Martinez: We Deserved More

Swansea City manager Roberto Martinez said his side deserved a lot more from today's game after losing 2-1 at home to Bournemouth.

Andy Robinson headed Swansea into the lead 5 minutes into the second half but 2 strikes in injury time gave the struggling Cherries side all 3 points.

Martinez told BBC Sport:

'We need to regroup and bounce back on Tuesday and make sure we get rid of all the frustration,'

'Football can be a cruel game sometimes and we didn't get what we deserved.'

'Their 'keeper kept them in the game,'

'For 90 minutes we looked like the only team that was going to win, but towards the end Bournemouth had a few breaks that went their way.

'To get nothing out of the games is a big blow, because the performance deserved more than that.'


Had we won, the Swans would have gained promotion unofficially. The gap from Doncaster would have been 12 points with them having only 12 points to play for.

Unfortunately fans will have to wait a little longer for promotion to be won.

On Tuesday we travel the long trip North to face 2nd place Carlisle, just 4 points adrift of us.

What were your thoughts on Swansea's performance today?

CLICK HERE TO SHARE YOUR VIEWS

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Saturday April 5 2008
Time: 10:10PM

Comments

0
We got exactly what we deserved, a poor sluggish performance, Carlisle will hammer us if we play like that
cyjax
05/04/2008 23:53:00
0
i can't see us coming away with much from carlise
mumblesjack98
06/04/2008 10:02:00
0
we did deserve more but when is he going to start this willams he said it was the best week is his career i bet he regrets what he said now!!!
mumblesjack98
06/04/2008 10:11:00
0
we should have gone on and won it comfortable, we got what we deserved, crap defence and we'll struggle on tues night.
GThomas
06/04/2008 12:26:00
0
You're wobbling, might only be the playoffs for you now....
Tiny T
07/04/2008 12:28:00
0
We'll be promoted, Donny won't win all theirs
cyjax
07/04/2008 13:19:00
0
Will you finish as Champions though? Personally, I hope you beat Carlisle on Tuesday!
Our Kids Dad
07/04/2008 15:25:00
0
I'd have said on balance, a draw would have been fair.
welshboy78
07/04/2008 21:39:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Ayew Thanks Swansea City: 'I Feel Re-born'

Swansea City's January signing Jordan Ayew has thanked the club for taking a chance on him

Llorente Scores £3.8m Goal as Swans Net £109.5m

Fernando Llorente's winning goal against West Brom in Sunday's final League of the season was worth an extra £3.8m for the club

Swansea City Release Tremmel & Emnes

Swansea City have released goalkeeper Gerhard Tremmel and Marvin Emnes

2016/17 Second Best Goal Return Ever

The Premier League season of 2016/17 didn't see a new goal record set in the top flight of football on Sunday, however the final day got extremely close.

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs West Brom
Suggested By:
Nordfeldt3%
Naughton0%
Mawson2%
Fernandez2%
Olsson0%
Fer0%
Britton10%
Carroll2%
Sigurdsson12%
Ayew52%
Llorente17%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Chelsea 38 30 3 5 93 52
2 Spurs 38 26 8 4 86 60
3 Man City 38 23 9 6 78 41
4 Liverpool 38 22 10 6 76 36
5 Arsenal 38 23 6 9 75 33
6 Man Utd 38 18 15 5 69 25
7 Everton 38 17 10 11 61 18
8 Southampton 38 12 10 16 46 -7
9 AFC Bournemouth 38 12 10 16 46 -12
10 WBA 38 12 9 17 45 -8
11 West Ham 38 12 9 17 45 -17
12 Leicester City 38 12 8 18 44 -15
13 Stoke 38 11 11 16 44 -15
14 Crystal Palace 38 12 5 21 41 -13
15 Swansea 38 12 5 21 41 -25
16 Burnley 38 11 7 20 40 -16
17 Watford 38 11 7 20 40 -28
R Hull City 38 9 7 22 34 -43
R Middlesbrough 38 5 13 20 28 -26
R Sunderland 38 6 6 26 24 -40
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.yugo233
2.Phil W3
3.KevinE2
4.stevieray1
5.GilT1
The Vital Football Members League