Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Performance One Of The Best Says Rodgers

Performance One Of The Best Says Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers says last night's performance at Bristol City was one of the best of the season.

Darren Pratley scored either side of half time to give the Swans a comfortably 2-0 victory at Ashton Gate in front of 1,630 travelling supporters.

Rodgers told the Official Site that he thought his side were 'brilliant' as they got our first League win at Bristol City since 1989.

'I thought we were brilliant,'

'I said to the players that not many teams come here and get clapped off by the home support.

'The first-half was a good demonstration of how we play, with and without the ball, and the second-half we knew that Bristol City for the first 15 minutes would adapt tactically to try and stop us playing.

'But once we rode that storm we took control again and it was impressive.'


It was a test for the Swans in the second half as far too often in recent years, we've been unable to go on and win games comfortably after playing well and taking a lead.

Away from home we've let the opposition get back into games and 1-0 is never a safe scoreline - especially with Swansea City. Bristol City came out a much improved side in the second half after looking poor in the first. Rodgers' side dealt with the early pressure though and Pratley got a vital second to kill the game off.

There has been some negativity surrounding some fans recently, due to disappointment at a lack of new signings in the transfer window plus some poor results. But yesterday's win seems to have most of them smiling again. The travelling fans were in full voice as they chanted 'The Jacks Are Going Up!' after Pratley doubled our lead.

How confident are you of Swansea's chances at winning promotion?

CLICK HERE TO SHARE YOUR VIEWS


Bookmark and Share



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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Wednesday February 2 2011
Time: 5:57PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Rate The Players: Leicester City 2-1 Swansea City

Rate the players' performances in the 2-1 defeat away at Leicester City

Stats: Leicester City v Swansea City

All the stats from Leicester City (2) vs (1) Swansea City, King Power Stadium, 27th August 2016 Att: 31,727

Guidolin's Reaction After Another Defeat

Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin gives his thoughts after another Premier League defeat

Team Line-Ups & Updates: Leicester City vs Swansea City

Team line-ups and updates as Swansea City travel to the current Premier League champions Leicester City

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 Leicester
Suggested By:
Fabianski64%
Naughton0%
Amat0%
Fernandez0%
Kingsley0%
Cork0%
Fer36%
Routledge0%
Barrow0%
Sigurdsson0%
LLorente0%
Ki0%
Montero0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 3 3 0 0 9 5
2 Man Utd 3 3 0 0 9 5
3 Everton 3 2 1 0 7 2
4 Man City 2 2 0 0 6 4
5 Hull City 3 2 0 1 6 2
6 Spurs 3 1 2 0 5 1
7 Arsenal 3 1 1 1 4 1
8 Middlesbrough 2 1 1 0 4 1
9 Leicester City 3 1 1 1 4 0
10 Liverpool 3 1 1 1 4 -1
11 WBA 2 1 0 1 3 0
12 West Ham 2 1 0 1 3 0
13 Burnley 3 1 0 2 3 -2
14 Swansea 3 1 0 2 3 -2
15 Southampton 3 0 2 1 2 -2
16 Sunderland 3 0 1 2 1 -2
17 Crystal Palace 3 0 1 2 1 -2
18 Watford 3 0 1 2 1 -3
19 AFC Bournemouth 3 0 1 2 1 -3
20 Stoke 3 0 1 2 1 -4
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.forest fan21
2.Phil W9
3.Dennis Downing5
4.GThomas5
5.KevinE2
6.Woody1
7.bigboy1
8.Vital Swansea City1
9.John Jubal Murphy1