Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Mixed Emotions For Laudrup After Reading Draw

Mixed Emotions For Laudrup After Reading Draw

Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup was left with mixed emotions after seeing his side come back from a 2-goal deficit to draw 2-2 at home against Reading.

The Swans suffered a nightmare first half, as the visitors stormed into a 2-0 lead, but they struk back strongly after the break to score 2 goals to level, and they had further chances to claim all three points in an entertaining game at the Liberty Stadium.

Laudrup couldn't decide whether it was a point gained or two lost:

'I think it's difficult to describe how I feel right now,'

'On one hand I can't be satisfied with 2-2 at home to Reading but on the other hand, in the first 20 minutes we created three big chances.

The first time they come near our goal they score and then they get a second one. You are 2-0 down and you say 'what happened'.

'The three last games in the league we didn't score, so that's seven halves without scoring. I said to the boys, 'We have to get out of this and you are the only ones who can do it because you are on the pitch'.

'I think it was a fantastic second half and we created six or seven huge chances.

'I have to say that we should have had a penalty as well five minutes from the end. I think there were only three people who didn't see that.

'It was so obvious that it was a handball. It is called football, so it should be a penalty.'


Swansea City are in action next in two weeks time as they host Wigan Athletic after the international break.

Exclusive to Vital ! Read now ! The Vital Boxing John H Stacey Interview



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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Saturday October 6 2012
Time: 10:09PM

Comments

0
Agreed--it was a penalty ...no doubt about it. But Hernandes still should have put the rebound in. Call me cynical but Hernandes had to come on didn't he--after all Sergio Garcia was watching him. What did Dyer do wrong to be taken off, along with Routledge he was the one who tried the most.
Phil W
07/10/2012 16:40:00
0
Agreed--it was a penalty ...no doubt about it. But Hernandes still should have put the rebound in. Call me cynical but Hernandes had to come on didn't he--after all Sergio Garcia was watching him. What did Dyer do wrong to be taken off, along with Routledge he was the one who tried the most.
Phil W
07/10/2012 16:40:00
0
@Phil Dyer did nothing wrong. We have a luxury problem by having both Dyer & Hernandez. Personal mistakes in defence have been fatal for us. Two times Williams, once Chico and Vorm. Four goals given away. Taylor injured, Chico suspended for three games, Augustien injured. Williams, Britton and Guzman fighting with injuries. Reading was totally outplayed, they score two lucky goals and we don't get deserved penalty.
antialias
07/10/2012 19:15:00
0
@Phil Dyer did nothing wrong. We have a luxury problem by having both Dyer & Hernandez. Personal mistakes in defence have been fatal for us. Two times Williams, once Chico and Vorm. Four goals given away. Taylor injured, Chico suspended for three games, Augustien injured. Williams, Britton and Guzman fighting with injuries. Reading was totally outplayed, they score two lucky goals and we don't get deserved penalty.
antialias
07/10/2012 19:15:00
0
@antialias, There is no problem beween Dyer and Hernandes, Dyer has to play he is the better player. I agree that defensive mistakes are costing us but we are not scoring the goals at the other end, only 2 in 4 games now, that's not good enough. Ashley Williams is a big liability now, he is clearly struggling, I feel we need to play Monk and Tate and try and get some stability back. Also I feel we need to give Tiendalli a run, after all he was brought here to do a job when Taylor was injured and young Ben Davies is too inexperienced yet for lots of games.
Phil W
08/10/2012 10:56:00
0
@antialias, There is no problem beween Dyer and Hernandes, Dyer has to play he is the better player. I agree that defensive mistakes are costing us but we are not scoring the goals at the other end, only 2 in 4 games now, that's not good enough. Ashley Williams is a big liability now, he is clearly struggling, I feel we need to play Monk and Tate and try and get some stability back. Also I feel we need to give Tiendalli a run, after all he was brought here to do a job when Taylor was injured and young Ben Davies is too inexperienced yet for lots of games.
Phil W
08/10/2012 10:56:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Rate The Players: Swansea City 3-0 Sunderland

Rate the players' performances in the 3-0 home win against Sunderland

Swans Bounce Back With 3-0 Win vs Sunderland

Swansea City bounced back from last weekend`s woeful 5-0 thumping defeat at Spurs in a perfect style at the Liberty Stadium today - beating fellow relegation rivals Sunderland 3-0 with goals from Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente.

Yet again, the discussions prior to kick off and approaching 2pm when the teams were announced were whether or not Bob Bradley would name a striker in his side. Discussions that us fans shouldn`t be having prior to a crucial home game, but thankfully the Am

Stats: Swansea City v Sunderland

All the stats from Swansea City (3) vs (0) Sunderland, Liberty Stadium, 10th December 2016 Att: 20,453

Team Line-Ups & Updates: Swansea City vs Sunderland

Team line-ups and updates as Swansea City host Sunderland in a crucial bottom-of-the-table clash at the Liberty Stadium

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 Sunderland
Suggested By:
Fabianski1%
Rangel7%
Mawson7%
Amat0%
Taylor0%
Britton50%
Fulton21%
Routledge0%
Barrow0%
Sigurdsson7%
Llorente7%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Arsenal 15 10 4 1 34 21
2 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
3 Liverpool 14 9 3 2 30 17
4 Man City 15 9 3 3 30 13
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 Man Utd 14 5 6 3 21 3
7 Watford 15 6 3 6 21 -5
8 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
9 Everton 15 5 5 5 20 0
10 Stoke 15 5 4 6 19 -5
11 AFC Bournemouth 15 5 3 7 18 -4
12 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
13 Burnley 15 5 2 8 17 -10
14 Leicester City 15 4 4 7 16 -5
15 Crystal Palace 15 4 3 8 15 -2
16 Middlesbrough 14 3 6 5 15 -2
17 Swansea 15 3 3 9 12 -12
18 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
19 Hull City 15 3 3 9 12 -18
20 Sunderland 15 3 2 10 11 -13
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Dec 14 2016 8:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 3 2017 8:00PM : Crystal Palace (a)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 14 2017 3:00PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W6
2.Dennis Downing4
3.BrianMannebach3
4.KevinE1
5.Topref1
6.forest fan1
7.Budda2000.51
The Vital Football Members League