The Liberty Stadium

Next Game

Swansea v West Brom

Saturday, 30 August 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

The Liberty Stadium

Last Game

Swansea 1 - 0 Rotherham

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 19:45

Capital One Cup Second Round

Vorm: Drawing felt like losing

Swansea City goalkeeper Michel Vorm admits drawing with Kuban Krasnodar in the Europa League on Thursday felt more like a defeat.

Last Updated: 08/11/13 at 16:39 Post Comment

Michel Vorm: Draw felt like defeat for Swansea

Michel Vorm: Draw felt like defeat for Swansea

The Swans established an early lead when Wilfried Bony netted his eighth goal of the season before the Russians bit back in stoppage time through Ibrahima Balde.

A fortnight earlier, Djibril Cisse also scored a last-gasp penalty at the Liberty Stadium as Kuban stole a point at the death in the reverse fixture.

Depsite the setback, Swansea remain second in Group A with two games to play, knowing victory against Valencia at home or St Gallen away will seal a place in the round of 32.

"It was a similar situation to two weeks ago," Vorm told the club's official site. "But we played much better than when we played them at home, so that was one positive.

"We were very strong in the first half; we created lots of chances and had good possession.

"We struggled a little bit more in the second half but even so, when they go down to 10 men it is impossible to give a goal away - but we did. So that was very disappointing.

"It would have been good to get the second goal, but on top of that you need to keep your concentration for 90 minutes. Not even talking about the goal, but we need to keep the ball better for the last fifteen minutes.

"But this feels like a loss and in two games we've lost four points. That is hard to take, but that's football."

Swansea host Valencia on November 28 in a bid to secure their fate and Vorm insists Michael Laudrup's men know exact what is expected of them.

"We have eight points now and we didn't get beat," the Dutchman added. "It is in our own hands and we now play Valencia at home and St Gallen away.

"We need to win one of those and then we're there.

"That is why it is so special to talk about what we're doing right now - and we shouldn't forget that."

TEAMtalk Facebook Fan Page

The TEAMtalk fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

E

ven if United were to sign CR7 & Messi to play upfront, the fact remains Fletcher and Cleverly are playing in midfield. That's where the problem is. Fletcher is too slow with an awful pass, while Cleverly is simply rubbish

mrunited4life
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

T

hese days, these days, you can't say something racist without somebody saying that you're a racist.

tk421
'Wrong' Views Not Silenced By Shouting...

D

rop Rooney (he's so disappointing, overrated and overpaid), and play Di Maria and RVP upfront, much like the set up at the Netherlands team with Roben and RVP...

eric bush3
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

Footer 365

Transfer news: Ronald Koeman doubts Andros Townsend will join Southampton

Ronald Koeman admits it is unlikely Southampton will be able to sign winger Andros Townsend from Tottenham before Monday.

Transfer news: Roma say Chelsea target Mattia Destro is not for sale

Roma's president James Pallotta is adamant that Chelsea target Mattia Destro is not for sale.

QPR midfielder Alejandro Faurlin injures his cruciate for the third time

QPR midfielder Alejandro Faurlin has been ruled out for several months after injuring his cruciate ligament again.

Mail Box

Ginger Pirlo? Don't Make Me Laugh...

A Sunderland fan in the mailbox is surprised by Jack Colback's call up to the England squad. Plus, thoughts on Welbeck and Liverpool's Champions League draw...

Don't Forget Chelsea Also Need A Striker

With Diego Costa struggling for fitness, one Chelsea fan pipes up in the mailbox to remind us that the Blues also need a striker. Plus, thoughts on Rooney as captain...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property