Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Rodgers: Our Approach Won't Change vs United

Rodgers: Our Approach Won't Change vs United

Swansea City boss Brendan Rodgers says his approach to Saturday's game won't be much different to any other, as his side take on the Premier League title holders.

The Swans picked up a confidence-boosting 0-0 draw at Liverpool a fortnight ago, and Reds manager Kenny Daglish said that his side struggled to string 5 or 6 passes together against the visiting team that day.

Rodgers says he aims for his side to do the same on Saturday, dominate possession and create chances.

Whilst it'll be far from easy, the Swansea manager says while they'll look to go on the offensive, they'll also be cautious that United will have world-class quality than can create goals from anywhere.

'Our approach will not fundamentally change. We want to dominate the game with the ball, and the statistics show that we have been able to do that this season.

'Obviously you have to retain the caution of knowing that players at this level have a higher quality, especially against one of the top European sides with a number of players that can hurt you.

'But Kenny Dalglish said after our draw at Anfield that they couldn't string five or six passes together, which was good for me to hear because we work hard on getting the ball back quickly.

'So our idea of the game will be the same, it will be creative and offensive but our five clean sheets also show that we are tactically disciplined.

'It's a fantastic game for us, in the big games we are the underdog but we arrive in the game with confidence and belief that if we play to our maximum we can get a result.

'It will be an incredible atmosphere. It's an early evening kick-off and it will feel like there are 50,000 in the stadium, so with that and our qualities we will try to exploit that if they have an off day.'






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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Thursday November 17 2011
Time: 7:24PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Guidolin: We're Almost Ready For The Premier League!

Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin was encouraged by today's performance as they thrashed Bristol Rovers 5-1

'Agreement in Principle' For Gomis To Join Marseille on Loan

It looks like Swansea City and Marseille have reached a financial agreement over Bafetimbi Gomis' wages to allow him to join the French club on loan

Swansea City Have Bid Rejected For Leicester's Ulloa

Swansea City have had a bid rejected for Leicester City's want-away striker Leonardo Ulloa

Jenkins 'Knows We Need 1-2 Players - Mainly Forwards'

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins says that 'we know we need 1-2 players' as fans becoming growingly concerned about a lack of signings

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Are you worried about a lack of senior signings so far this Summer?
Suggested By:
Yes!93%
No - there's plenty of time7%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

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

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.KevinE1