Cork: Swansea could ‘sense’ Arsenal fans turning

Date published: Friday 4th March 2016 1:20

Jack Cork says that Swansea players could “sense” Arsenal fans turning against the side on Wednesday.

The south Wales side beat the Gunners 2-1 on Wednesday, coming from behind to spring a shock on the Premier League title contenders at the Emirates Stadium.

A section of home fans were heard booing the side and manager Arsene Wenger at points throughout the evening, and midfielder Cork says such a reaction spurred Swansea on.

“When the crowd does turn on you it makes it hard to play,” said the 26-year-old. “We’ve had it at certain times this season when we weren’t doing too well and it does affect your confidence.

“You could sense something was a little bit different. At half-time, Alan Curtis could sense the crowd were turning on them.

“You could sense it, if we could get on top of them we could nick it.”

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