Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Laudrup: Fulham Win Proves We Have Character

Laudrup: Fulham Win Proves We Have Character

Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup says that the win at Fulham shows that his team has character.

It was far from a classic performance from the Swans, but sometimes you have to win ugly to pick up vital points and that's exactly what they did at Craven Cottage on Saturday.

Michael Laudrup made an incredible seven changes to the team that drew 0-0 at Reading on Boxing Day, but it barely showed as Danny Graham opened the scoring before de Guzman added a second. Fulham pulled one back but they were unable to break down a solid defence to get an equaliser.

Laudrup said that sometimes you have to use a plan b or c to win games:

"When I saw the [Fulham] line-up I knew it would be a very offensive team,"

"We played against Berbatov, the two wide players and Ruiz, who, for me, was man of the match today."

"So I knew it would be difficult."

"You can`t always win playing well with the ball. That`s what I talked about when I arrived some months ago, that sometimes you have to use a Plan B or Plan C.

"Because, if you always want to do the same thing, if that`s not working, do we just stop playing our game or go home or what?

"I think it was a great win and once more showed that our team has character."


Swansea City now aim to make it two wins in two against struggling Aston Villa at home on New Year's Day.






Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Sunday December 30 2012
Time: 9:29PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Paloschi & Fer Out, So Who Starts vs Liverpool?

With Alberto Paloschi and Leroy Fer out, who should replace them in the starting line-up on Sunday when Swansea City host Liverpool?

Pre-Match Stats - Swansea City vs Liverpool

Pre-match stats ahead of Sunday's early kick off as Swansea City host Liverpool as 12pm

Hamstrung Injury News For Swansea City

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Swansea FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Match Day Officials v Liverpool (1/5/16)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Liverpool this weekend.

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who do you want as Swansea manager next season?
Suggested By:
Francesco Guidolin34%
Brendan Rodgers21%
Marcelo Bielsa5%
Paul Clement0%
Jorge Sampaoli2%
Frank de Boer24%
Roberto Martinez1%
Lucien Favre1%
Unai Emery2%
Someone else10%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 35 22 10 3 76 30
2 Spurs 35 19 12 4 69 39
3 Arsenal 36 19 10 7 67 25
4 Man City 35 19 7 9 64 32
5 West Ham 35 15 14 6 59 17
6 Man Utd 34 17 8 9 59 12
7 Liverpool 34 15 10 9 55 13
8 Southampton 35 15 9 11 54 12
9 Stoke 36 13 9 14 48 -14
10 Chelsea 34 12 11 11 47 7
11 Everton 35 10 14 11 44 6
12 Watford 35 12 8 15 44 -6
13 WBA 36 10 11 15 41 -14
14 AFC Bournemouth 36 11 8 17 41 -20
15 Swansea 35 10 10 15 40 -15
16 Crystal Palace 36 10 9 17 39 -10
17 Newcastle 36 8 9 19 33 -25
18 Sunderland 35 7 11 17 32 -18
19 Norwich 35 8 7 20 31 -26
R Aston Villa 36 3 7 26 16 -45
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 3:00PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Manchester City (H)
Barclays Premier League