Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Match Reactions vs Brighton

Match Reactions vs Brighton

Roberto Martinez was happy with his side's character yesterday after coming back from a goal down to win 2-1 against Brigton.

He said: 'We're on course and we knew it was vital to get three points but we've given ourselves a chance and we can look forward to try and get the next six points available for us,'

'Sometimes the occasion can get to you and stops you doing the basics because the boys knew how important this was.

'The first 10 or 15 minutes we weren't ourselves and we got punished, but it's how we adapted and responded that mattered and that pleases me.

'We recognised we didn't start well but we came back and took that challenge. Brighton had nothing to lose in the second half and they are good footballers but we showed good character to win the game.

'Now we can look forward to the remaining games and I am sure if we make our tally we will be fine.'


Brighton boss Dean Wilkins though was dissapointed with the goals his side conceded and said: 'Their strikers were getting the ball just too easily but we changed things and we stemmed the tide,'

'But I'm bitterly disappointed with the goals we conceded because we didn't make them work for it.

'At half-time I tried to make it clear to them we could have success and in terms of possession I think we were magnificent.

'I don't think many teams would have come here and dominated Swansea the way we did but we failed to add to our goal tally and that's been a problem for us all year.

'I'm annoyed we've even been near the bottom places because we should have been cemented mid-table by now but we have to learn how to win a game.'



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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Sunday April 22 2007
Time: 1:13PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Lewis Tips Joshua to Win

Vital F1 - Blog: Sochi Preview

Recent Swansea City Articles

First Game in 2017, Wins Man of the Match

It was his first appearance in 2017, and he won our man of the match poll, it could only be one player

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (24/4/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

Rate The Players: Swansea City 2-0 Stoke City

Rate the players' performances in the 2-0 home win against Stoke City

Limited Progress Made On Disabled Access

It's been reported that 13 Premier League clubs are still failing to provide the required number of wheelchair spaces for disabled supporters.

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What will the result be vs Manchester United?
Suggested By:
Manchester United win51%
Draw37%
Swansea City win12%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 33 25 3 5 78 40
2 Spurs 33 22 8 3 74 47
3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
4 Man City 32 19 7 6 64 28
5 Man Utd 32 17 12 3 63 26
6 Arsenal 32 18 6 8 60 24
7 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 32 11 7 14 40 -5
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 Crystal Palace 34 11 5 18 38 -8
13 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
14 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
15 Leicester City 33 10 7 16 37 -13
16 Burnley 34 10 6 18 36 -16
17 Hull City 34 9 6 19 33 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 34 5 12 17 27 -19
20 Sunderland 33 5 6 22 21 -33
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2017 12:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 6 2017 5:30PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W9
2.KevinE7
3.GThomas4
4.yugo233
5.Woody1
Vital Football Comment