UK time is: 02:22:45
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Eriksson: Swansea City Deserved The Win

Leicester City manager Sven Goran Eriksson admitted that Swansea City 'thoroughly deserved the win' as they beat his side 2-0 yesterday at the Liberty Stadium.

Marvin Emnes came on in the second half and within 5 minutes he put us in front. He then turned from goal scorer to goal provider as he assisted Scott Sinclair's injury-time strike.

Eriksson was impressed by the Swans' performance and said:

'It wasn't a good afternoon for us - it was a step back from Tuesday night when we beat Leeds. We have to work hard and get better because if we keep on losing we can forget about the play-offs or promotion.

'We will start work tomorrow for the Carling Cup game on Tuesday and then we have Preston at home on Saturday, which is a big game for us.

'We created chances and maybe we should have scored, but their keeper made a few fantastic saves. But when you look at the game, Swansea were the better team and thoroughly deserved to win.

'They were absolutely the better team, especially in the first half and parts of the second. We came back hard in the second half to try to get a draw.

'They kept the ball better than we did in the first half and we had to chase it all the time. When we got it we lost it very quickly. They were very aggressive when they lost the ball - it was very difficult for us.'





Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: VitalSwansea Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday October 24 2010

Time: 4:38PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Swansea City Articles

Report - Spurs 3-2 Swansea City (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Stats: Spurs v Swansea City (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Full Time: Spurs 3-2 Swansea City (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Monk: 'They Weren't Penalties At All' (Saturday February 28 2015)

40 Points, Up to 8th In The League! (Saturday February 28 2015)

Team Line-Ups: Burnley 0-1 Swansea City (Saturday February 28 2015)

Archived Swansea City Articles

List All Vital Swansea City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. eye_nose_hat 4
2. Phil W 3
3. KevinE 2
4. Wozza 1
5. shearers boots 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Spurs 3 - 2 Swansea
Burnley 0 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 1 Man Utd
WBA 2 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 1 - 1 Sunderland
Southampton 0 - 1 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Southampton 28 15 4 9 19 49
7. Spurs 27 14 5 8 6 47
8. Stoke 28 12 6 10 -1 42
9. Swansea 28 11 7 10 -4 40
10. West Ham 28 10 9 9 5 39
11. Newcastle 28 9 8 11 -11 35
12. Crystal Palace 28 7 9 12 -8 30

Breaking League News

Danilo Only Has Eyes for Real Madrid!
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 18:45:00
Trio Selected for Brazilian Internationals
Chelsea : 05/03/2015 17:55:01
Evans and Cisse Charged by the FA
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 17:41:01
Young on his Late Winner
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 17:33:01
Van Gaal - Best Performance of the Season!
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 17:28:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Spurs
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 20%
Naughton 0%
Williams 0%
Fernandez 0%
Taylor 0%
Ki 20%
Cork 0%
Shelvey 0%
Routledge 0%
Sigurdsson 40%
Gomis 0%
Oliveira 0%
Montero 20%