Date:Monday April 13 2009
Roberto Martinez said he was delighted with today's 3-1 win away at Barnsley, which keeps our play-off hopes alive.
With Cardiff City beating Burnley 3-1 at Ninian Park, the Swans have cut the gap over the 6th-placed to 4 points now, with just 3 games remaining.
Ashley Williams got us off to a great start early on, poking the ball home within the first 2 minutes.
Jordi Gomez again showed his raw talent with a superb strike from 25 yards to double our lead on 36 minutes.
Barnsley had more of the possession and chances and although the Swans were under the cosh at times, we took our chances and Scotland put the game beyond doubt with 67 minutes played, thanks to error from the goalkeeper.
Bogdanovic then got a late consolation from the penalty spot as Alan Tate handled the ball.
I don't think it was comfortable. Obviously the first goal was going to be vital because you are looking at the need for both sides to win for different reasons.
'(The goal) was going to be a major, major influence on the game. Obviously scoring early settled down a lot of what we wanted to do.
'The reality was that we knew we were going to have to probably deal with a huge pressure from Barnsley.
'We needed responsible performances. I was delighted the way we defended ....This is a difficult place to come at this stage of the season so we are delighted with the result.'
|Can Swansea City gain a play-off place this season?|
CLICK HERE TO SHARE YOUR VIEWS
Date:Monday April 13 2009
11 Things Swansea City Fans Are Talking About This Week (Tuesday November 24 2015)
Average Positions Analysis & The Need For Partnerships Again (Monday November 23 2015)
Andre Is Backing Monk, Ayew? (Sunday November 22 2015)
Rate The Players: Swansea City 2-2 AFC Bournemouth (Sunday November 22 2015)
Shelvey: We're Not Confident Enough On The Ball (Saturday November 21 2015)
Howe Says His Bournemouth Side Dominated Swansea (Saturday November 21 2015)
Monk: Changes Brought a Bit of Brightness,Energy & Sharpness (Saturday November 21 2015)
Stats: Swansea City v AFC Bournemouth (Saturday November 21 2015)
Team Line-Ups: Swansea City vs AFC Bournemouth (Saturday November 21 2015)
Your Swansea City Starting Line-Up vs AFC Bournemouth (Friday November 20 2015)
|Gunners Will Decide Their Own Fate After 3-0 Win
» Arsenal : 24/11/2015 21:46:00
» Arsenal : 24/11/2015 21:35:01
|Maccabi Tel Aviv 0 Chelsea 4
» Chelsea : 24/11/2015 21:34:00
|11 Things Swansea City Fans Are Talking About This Week
» Swansea : 24/11/2015 21:25:00
|Maccabi Tel-Aviv v Chelsea - Team Sheets
» Chelsea : 24/11/2015 18:53:01