Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

O'Neil: It Was A Difficult Game For Us vs Swansea

O'Neil: It Was A Difficult Game For Us vs Swansea

Sunderland boss Martin O'Neil admitted that it was a difficult game today at home against Swansea City, even though they won it 2-0.

The visitors showed just why they've gained such a good reputation and been compared to Barcelona, as they dominated large spells with good possession, but they were punished for a lack of finishing in front of goal. Sunderland meanwhile took the few good chances they had, and scored two superb goals either side of half time to win all three points.

O'Neil said:

'It was a difficult afternoon for us,'

'Swansea are a very fine footballing side and they came here with plenty of confidence.'

'They caused us problems in terms of possession but the win for us was the most important issue and two great goals decided the game.'

'I am delighted with the determination the team have shown. I think that everything caught up with us today in terms of the amount of matches and the intensity of those matches.'

'Deep down for all their possession Swansea had, they had a great chance before we scored and a free-kick that caused us a problem but other than that we were pretty resolute.'



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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Saturday January 21 2012
Time: 10:13PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Rate The Players: Swansea City 1-1 Crystal Palace

Rate the players' performances in the goalless draw at home against Crystal Palace

Guidolin Aims To Improve Set Pieces As Swans Drop 2 Points

Francesco Guidolin insisted that his Swansea City team have to improve their set piece play after it cost his side another victory

Stats: Swansea City v Crystal Palace

All the stats from Swansea City (1) vs (1) Crystal Palace, Liberty Stadium, 6th February 2016 Att: 20,492

Team Line-Ups: Swansea City vs Crystal Palace

Confirmed team line-ups and live Premier League scores as Swansea City host Crystal Palace at the Liberty Stadium (3pm)

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Crystal Palace
Suggested By:
Fabianski2%
Rangel10%
Williams0%
Fernandez0%
Taylor0%
Cork15%
Britton42%
Ayew0%
Routledge0%
Sigurdsson26%
Paloschi5%
Barrow0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
4 Arsenal 24 13 6 5 45 15
5 Man Utd 24 11 7 6 40 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 24 7 8 9 29 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 24 7 7 10 28 -10
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 28 2016 2:05PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 2 2016 7:45PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2016 5:30PM : Aston Villa (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W3
2.Vital Swansea City2
3.Dennis Downing2
4.eye_nose_hat1