Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Tate: We Made It Hard For Ourselves

Tate: We Made It Hard For Ourselves

Alan Tate says the Swans made it hard for themselves during yesterday's 2-1 home win against Coventry City.

Brendan Rodgers' side maintained their 100% winning record at the Liberty Stadium but they had to hang on in the second half as the visitors looked to comeback from a 2-goal deficit.

Swansea City completely dominated the first half and should have scored 2 or 3 goals, but early in the second half Scott Sinclair was able to double our lead.

It was the goal that we needed as a match is never safe at 1-0 but Coventry quickly bounced back with a goal 9 minutes later, and this gave them the confidence to look for an equaliser.

Our defence and goalkeeper did look vulnerable at times, but thankfully we held on and we also had a few chances near the end to make it 3-1.

Alan Tate admitted that we made things difficult for ourselves, as we could have gone on and won the fame 3 or 4-0 after an excellent first half performance.

'We made it hard for ourselves,'

'After the second goal we though it was going to be a good cushion for us, and maybe we'd push on and get a couple more, but it wasn't to be.

'They scored from a set-piece and it was made harder for us.

'But it was a good result in the end.'


Next up on Saturday is Scunthorpe United at home, and Tate isn't under-estimating the Iron - especially after beating Sheffield United 4-0 last night.

'We don't mind who comes to be honest.

'We don't see it as a better opportunity to win as its Scunthorpe; we just like playing at home.

'The fans get behind us, they love the way we play and we love playing in front of them.'




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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Wednesday September 15 2010
Time: 6:27PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Mawson: Fans Helped Us Through a Bad Patch

Swansea City defender Alfie Mawson has praised the fans for helping the team 'through a bad patch'

Swansea City FC Walking Wounded - Injury Table

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Swansea City FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Tactical Match Analysis: Swansea City 2-0 Leicester City

Detailed tactical match analysis as Swansea City get another vital win under Paul Clement against fellow relegation rivals Leicester City.

Leighton James Says 'Get Sigurdsson Off Corners'

Former Swansea City winger Leighton James believes that Swansea City should add some variety to their corners

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What will the result be vs Chelsea?
Suggested By:
Chelsea win0%
Draw0%
Swansea City win100%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
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)

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
Mar 18 2017 5:30PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.BrianMannebach3
2.yugo233
3.Phil W3
4.KevinE2
5.GThomas2
6.Dennis Downing2
7.London Pete1
8.deano1
The Vital Football Members League