Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Norwich Boss Expecting Tough Game Against Swans

Norwich Boss Expecting Tough Game Against Swans

Norwich City boss Paul Lambert is expecting a tough match on Saturday as he looks to get his first home win of the season.

Brendan Rodgers' Swansea City side will go to Carrow Road with plenty of confidence after last weekend's superb 4-0 win against Preston North End, while the Canaries beat Scunthorpe United 1-0 at Glanford Park.

Norwich lost their first home game against Watford 3-2, as former Swansea target Danny Graham scored a brace to help the Hornets to victory.

Lambert says home form is 'vital':

'Your home form is vital, the more home games you can win, it makes it that little bit easier when you go away from home.



You have to try and take care of your home games and then anything you get away is a bonus. There is no doubt how vital it is.'


He told Norwich City's Official site that he is expecting a tough match against a good passing side:

'The only stat that really interests me is whether we win. If a team can pass the ball 700 times, but get beat 4-0 then it is irrelevant.

'They definitely play football the right way and this is a really tough game there's no doubt about it. They will pass it around, so we have to be ready for it and also implement our own game.

'I never really worry about the opposition, I know they had a really good result last week but as I've said before we are in this league for a reason and all our hard work last year has earned us the right to play them.'

'You're going to have to play them at some stage whether it's the beginning middle or the end of the season, we're going to have to play these sorts of teams.

'The cup you make no apologies for because you want to progress as best you can and we now have tough games ahead in the league. But we've earned the right to do it and we'll enjoy it, but the only way you start to do that is when you're winning and that's what we'll try and do on Saturday.'


You can follow the Match live right here on Vital Swansea as we'll be bringing you all the build up, team news and match action on Saturday afternoon.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Friday August 20 2010
Time: 5:14PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Adams Turns Professional

Recent Swansea City Articles

Fitness Already Improving Under Paul Clement

The Swans covered the most distance this Premier League weekend, while new signing Martin Olsson spoke of the high intensity training sessions under Clement

Rate The Players: Liverpool 2-3 Swansea City

Rate the players' performances in the 3-2 away win at Liverpool

Stats: Liverpool v Swansea City

All the stats from Liverpool (2) vs (3) Swansea City, Anfield, 21st January 2017 Att: 53,169

Clement Praises Debutants After Liverpool Win

Swansea City head coach Paul Clement praised debutants Martin Olsson and Tom Carroll after today's 3-2 win away at Liverpool

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 Liverpool
Suggested By:
Fabianski2%
Naughton2%
Mawson8%
Fernandez4%
Olsson2%
Carroll52%
Cork0%
Fer2%
Sigurdsson2%
Routledge0%
Llorente26%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 22 18 1 3 55 32
2 Arsenal 22 14 5 3 47 27
3 Spurs 22 13 7 2 46 29
4 Liverpool 22 13 6 3 45 24
5 Man City 22 13 4 5 43 15
6 Man Utd 22 11 8 3 41 12
7 Everton 22 10 6 6 36 10
8 WBA 22 9 5 8 32 2
9 Stoke 22 7 7 8 28 -6
10 West Ham 22 8 4 10 28 -7
11 Southampton 22 7 6 9 27 -4
12 AFC Bournemouth 22 7 5 10 26 -7
13 Burnley 22 8 2 12 26 -9
14 Watford 22 6 6 10 24 -13
15 Leicester City 22 5 6 11 21 -13
16 Middlesbrough 22 4 8 10 20 -7
17 Swansea 22 5 3 14 18 -25
18 Crystal Palace 22 4 4 14 16 -11
19 Hull City 22 4 4 14 16 -27
20 Sunderland 22 4 3 15 15 -22
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 5 2017 1:30PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 12 2017 4:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Dennis Downing16
2.Phil W10
3.GThomas5
4.KevinE3
5.yugo232
6.forest fan2
7.williams1
8.adihanbury156@msn.co1
Write for Vital Football