Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Can We Cause A Cup Upset?

Can We Cause A Cup Upset?

After a comfortable first round 2-0 victory at home to Walsall, Swansea City now face Premiership side Reading in the Carling Cup 2nd Round.

I think Roberto Martinez will fancy his chances against Steve Coppell's side tonight. He'll certainly give it a real go and although he'll name a different side to Saturday's, we'll still have a very good line-up, capable of causing a cup upset tonight.

by bdazzler1
'Just like Sheff Utd last season, I fancy us for this one.'
I'm hoping Guillem Bauza Mayol will be given a chance up front tonight as I'm sure either Jason Scotland or Darryl Duffy will be rested tonight.

Paul Anderson returned to the bench at Walsall after an injury and hopefully we'll get another chance to see what he's capable of.

Steve Coppell wants to do well in this competition and is likely to name quite a strong line-up, with Leroy Lita and Dave Kitson set to start up front.

They both pose a huge threat in the visitors attack and I think our defence could ruin our chances of progressing tonight.

Our centre backs are prone to making costly errors, especially away from home and I think they could leak a few goals tonight. Neither of our centre backs are blessed with any pace to cope with Lita or Kitson and unless we can keep a clean sheet in the first half, I think we'll find it difficult to come back against the Premiership side.

Related Links:
Post your predictions in our forum
Your Views ahead of the game

Line Up vs Walsall (1st Round):

De Vries, Tate, Painter, Monk, Austin, Anderson, O'Leary, Craney, Britton, Allen, Bauza.

Can Swansea beat Reading tonight and progress to the Carling Cup 3rd round?

CLICK HERE TO SHARE YOUR VIEWS



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Tuesday August 28 2007
Time: 1:05PM

Comments

0
I think this game will be closer than many people think and we may even be able to pull off a cup upset. Only one or two goals will seperate the sides at the end of the game. Come on the jacks!
jack hammers
28/08/2007 14:54:00
0
yea my only concern as i said is the defence. We look very shaky against league 1 opposition so how will we cope with the pace and strength combination of lita and kitson?
KevinE
28/08/2007 15:46:00
0
we really should have.
KevinE
29/08/2007 00:42:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Adams Turns Professional

Recent Swansea City Articles

Fitness Already Improving Under Paul Clement

The Swans covered the most distance this Premier League weekend, while new signing Martin Olsson spoke of the high intensity training sessions under Clement

Rate The Players: Liverpool 2-3 Swansea City

Rate the players' performances in the 3-2 away win at Liverpool

Stats: Liverpool v Swansea City

All the stats from Liverpool (2) vs (3) Swansea City, Anfield, 21st January 2017 Att: 53,169

Clement Praises Debutants After Liverpool Win

Swansea City head coach Paul Clement praised debutants Martin Olsson and Tom Carroll after today's 3-2 win away at Liverpool

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 Liverpool
Suggested By:
Fabianski2%
Naughton2%
Mawson8%
Fernandez4%
Olsson2%
Carroll52%
Cork0%
Fer2%
Sigurdsson2%
Routledge0%
Llorente26%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 22 18 1 3 55 32
2 Arsenal 22 14 5 3 47 27
3 Spurs 22 13 7 2 46 29
4 Liverpool 22 13 6 3 45 24
5 Man City 22 13 4 5 43 15
6 Man Utd 22 11 8 3 41 12
7 Everton 22 10 6 6 36 10
8 WBA 22 9 5 8 32 2
9 Stoke 22 7 7 8 28 -6
10 West Ham 22 8 4 10 28 -7
11 Southampton 22 7 6 9 27 -4
12 AFC Bournemouth 22 7 5 10 26 -7
13 Burnley 22 8 2 12 26 -9
14 Watford 22 6 6 10 24 -13
15 Leicester City 22 5 6 11 21 -13
16 Middlesbrough 22 4 8 10 20 -7
17 Swansea 22 5 3 14 18 -25
18 Crystal Palace 22 4 4 14 16 -11
19 Hull City 22 4 4 14 16 -27
20 Sunderland 22 4 3 15 15 -22
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)

Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 5 2017 1:30PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 12 2017 4:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Dennis Downing16
2.Phil W10
3.GThomas5
4.KevinE3
5.yugo232
6.forest fan2
7.williams1
8.adihanbury156@msn.co1
The Vital Football Members League