Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

5-0 Win Could Make Things Tougher

5-0 Win Could Make Things Tougher

Roberto Martinez thinks they've made it harder for themselves after Saturday's 5-0 win sent out a message to the rest of the teams in League One.

Teams raise their games against the top sides and go out to make it extremely difficult to play. We've seen that plenty of times at home this season where the opposition have played and defended for a point.

Martinez said:

'When you send that kind of message out in League One, I think you have to expect even harder tests at the Liberty Stadium,'

'Teams are going to come here prepared and we need to be ready for that.'

'You don't go the league leaders' ground and score five goals for nothing.

'You need to have talent and football ability and we have got that.

'Now we need to carry on having belief and support because we know there will be some bad times ahead.

'It's about how we react when they come. We need to keep getting together as a club because that's what will give us a good chance of being successful this season. When teams come here and are prepared for us, there can be no place for anxiety or disappointment.

'There is a place for positive football, for being excited and for making sure we use the full 90 minutes to break teams down.'


The Swans will be hoping for more success on their travels as the visit strugglers Bournemouth on Sunday.



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Tuesday October 9 2007
Time: 1:03PM

Comments

0
What Martinez is saying about using full use of the 90 minutes is a must. I think Leeds have got about 15 points this season by playing till the final whistle and getting that vital goal when the oposition have no chance to reply.
jack hammers
09/10/2007 18:07:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Whyte Wins on US Debut

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Recent Swansea City Articles

Officials - MK Dons v Swansea (22/8/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the EFL Cup tie between MK Dons and Swansea City this Tuesday.

2017/18 League Cup Third Round Draw On Thursday

The third round draw for this year's EFL Cup will take place on Thursday August 24.

Player Ratings: Swansea City 0-4 Manchester United

Player ratings and comments from Saturday's game as Swansea City lost 4-0 at home against Manchester United

Clement Focuses On Positives After Manchester United Defeat

Swansea City head coach Paul Clement decided to focus on the positives from Saturday`s game despite losing 4-0

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 Manchester United
Suggested By:
Fabianski3%
Naughton0%
Mawson0%
Fernandez23%
Bartley17%
Olsson5%
Mesa0%
Fer0%
Carroll29%
Ayew23%
Abraham0%
Routledge0%
Narsingh0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
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)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W11
2.Dennis Downing11
3.GThomas4
4.forest fan3
5.Vital Swansea City2
6.yugo231
7.tom1
8.des1
The Vital Football Members League