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Martinez: We Deserved More, Again

Martinez: We Deserved More, Again

For the second consecutive game, Swansea City manager Roberto Martinez said his side deserved more from last night's 0-0 draw at Carlisle.

The Spaniard said the same thing last Saturday after watching his side throw away a 1-goal lead in the injury time as Bournemouth won the game 2-1.

The Swans were particularly impressive last night and should have won promotion. We hit the woodwork 3 times and caused the 2nd placed side problems particularly in the second half.

Martinez told BBC Sport:

'We deserved more than a point.

'There's no question of how this squad will perform and it was pleasure to watch them playing their football and stamping their authority on a very difficult ground.

'Carlisle tried to create an intimidating atmosphere and the amount of bad challenges we had to suffer was disappointing.

'But we'll take it as a compliment when a team that is chasing you to top spot, feel they need to be that physical.'


The Swans then travel to Gillingham on Saturday hoping to seal promotion.



Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Wednesday April 9 2008
Time: 12:49PM

Comments

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3 points on saturday and all previous results will be irrelevent.
welshboy78
09/04/2008 17:00:00
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under-achieving again, should be getting wins. won't cost us though.
GThomas
10/04/2008 01:05:00
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Stop wingeing and get on with it, the sheep are getting worried heard there might be a party in Swansea on Saturday
Tiny T
10/04/2008 18:32:00
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i think we might still get promoted
mumblesjack98
12/04/2008 09:16:00
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