Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Pearson: We Could Have Won It

Pearson: We Could Have Won It

Hull City boss Nigel Pearson was pleased with a point against Swansea City but said his side could have taken all three points after they cancelled out Mark Gower's opening strike.

The match looked like heading for a goalless draw before Gower fired in a wonderful shot from 25 yards, but Hull City showed a boost in momentum which the Swans struggled to cope with. Their equaliser gave them a boost in confidence and Rodgers' side struggled to break them down and create enough clear chances in front of goal.

Hull City did have chances to win the game after equalising, as De Vries had to make a fantastic save in a one-on-one situation as the player tried to go around the Dutch goalkeeper.

Pearson said:

'It is a good result but it could have better because we had the better chances throughout the game.

'We had two free headers from set-pieces, their keeper made a couple of one-on-one saves and we could have had a penalty.

'But a victory may have been unfair on Swansea because they are a team I have a lot of respect for. Their style should be applauded but I thought we were very effective.

'And for all Swansea's attractive football, I don't think they created too many chances against us. We were frustrated with ourselves in the first half. We worked very hard without the ball but we were poor in possession.

'We started the second half very well and the players deserve a lot of credit for a lot of discipline and willingness to put the team first.'




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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Wednesday April 13 2011
Time: 9:08PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Ayew Thanks Swansea City: 'I Feel Re-born'

Swansea City's January signing Jordan Ayew has thanked the club for taking a chance on him

Llorente Scores £3.8m Goal as Swans Net £109.5m

Fernando Llorente's winning goal against West Brom in Sunday's final League of the season was worth an extra £3.8m for the club

Swansea City Release Tremmel & Emnes

Swansea City have released goalkeeper Gerhard Tremmel and Marvin Emnes

2016/17 Second Best Goal Return Ever

The Premier League season of 2016/17 didn't see a new goal record set in the top flight of football on Sunday, however the final day got extremely close.

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 West Brom
Suggested By:
Nordfeldt3%
Naughton0%
Mawson2%
Fernandez2%
Olsson0%
Fer0%
Britton10%
Carroll2%
Sigurdsson12%
Ayew52%
Llorente17%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Chelsea 38 30 3 5 93 52
2 Spurs 38 26 8 4 86 60
3 Man City 38 23 9 6 78 41
4 Liverpool 38 22 10 6 76 36
5 Arsenal 38 23 6 9 75 33
6 Man Utd 38 18 15 5 69 25
7 Everton 38 17 10 11 61 18
8 Southampton 38 12 10 16 46 -7
9 AFC Bournemouth 38 12 10 16 46 -12
10 WBA 38 12 9 17 45 -8
11 West Ham 38 12 9 17 45 -17
12 Leicester City 38 12 8 18 44 -15
13 Stoke 38 11 11 16 44 -15
14 Crystal Palace 38 12 5 21 41 -13
15 Swansea 38 12 5 21 41 -25
16 Burnley 38 11 7 20 40 -16
17 Watford 38 11 7 20 40 -28
R Hull City 38 9 7 22 34 -43
R Middlesbrough 38 5 13 20 28 -26
R Sunderland 38 6 6 26 24 -40
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)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.yugo233
2.Phil W3
3.KevinE2
4.stevieray1
5.GilT1
Write for Vital Football