UK time is: 15:17:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Laudrup: Still A Mountain To Climb To Beat Chelsea

Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup admits his side still have a mountain to climb if they are to reach the Capital One Cup Final, despite beating Chelsea 2-0 at Stamford Bridge in the Semi-Final first leg.

The Swans have given themselves a great start in their bid to reach the League Cup Final for the first time in their history, but they're only halfway there, and Chelsea will go all out to reverse the 2-0 scoreline at the Liberty Stadium in a fortnight's time.

Laudrup was obviously delighted with the result, which was helped by two individual mistakes by Ivanovic, but he's staying realistic about their chances of a trip to Wembley in February.

'To be honest I'm delighted with the result. I would lie if I said otherwise,'

'I think we have had some historic results already this season - winning at Anfield and at the Emirates. Winning at the European champions though is something very special.

'But there is still a mountain to climb. They have so much quality and we will have to play exactly the same and with the same intensity.

'They could still score three of four goals against us. But I am most happy about going into the second leg at home with a possibility to play a final at Wembley.'

'I think we knew it would be a difficult game,'

'The possession they had was much more than us - that's obvious. But to be honest they only had three big chances.

'They gave us two goals, but you have to score them. They are two mistakes but even if you take away the two goals they only created three chances. It was a marvellous fight.'









Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: VitalSwansea Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 10 2013

Time: 10:21PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Swansea City Articles

Archived Swansea City Articles

List All Vital Swansea City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. shearers boots 26
2. Phil W 16
3. eye_nose_hat 7
4. SwansTrust 5
5. GThomas 4
6. pments 2
7. nick 1
8. IgorSWANS 1
9. bicky 1
10. 1871_Biscuit 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swansea 2 - 1 Man Utd
WBA 2 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 1 - 1 Sunderland
Southampton 0 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 0 - 5 Chelsea
Swansea 1 - 1 West Ham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Liverpool 26 13 6 7 9 45
7. Spurs 26 13 5 8 5 44
8. West Ham 26 10 9 7 8 39
9. Swansea 26 10 7 9 -4 37
10. Stoke 26 10 6 10 -4 36
11. Newcastle 26 8 8 10 -11 32
12. Everton 26 6 10 10 -4 28

Breaking League News

Pulis On Foster & Anichebe
WBA : 27/02/2015 14:52:00
Southampton - Battle Of The Goalkeepers
WBA : 27/02/2015 14:37:00
Stoke v Hull (Team News)
Hull City : 27/02/2015 14:28:00
West Ham v Palace (Team News)
Crystal Palace : 27/02/2015 14:18:00
Albion Onus Is On Us - Davis
Southampton : 27/02/2015 14:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What will the score be vs Burnley?
Suggested By:  
Burnley win 26%
Draw 37%
Swansea City win 37%