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‘Pleased with the blokes’ – Swansea boss hails efficiency towards Barnsley

Swansea supervisor Russell Martin has expressed his delight along with his aspect’s efficiency of their 2-0 victory away at Barnsley.

Targets from Olivier Ntcham and Jamie Paterson within the second-half secured a much-needed victory for the Swans. Martin’s males at the moment are 4 factors off the play-off locations. They ended a two-game winless run at Oakwell however have gained simply two away video games from eight Championship video games.

It was a troublesome take a look at towards a Barnsley aspect that has gained solely two league video games to date this season.

The Welsh aspect dominated the sport all through however needed to wait till they lastly broke the impasse.

On his aspect’s victory, Martin stated: “I’m actually happy and pleased with the blokes, it was a very dominant and managed efficiency.

There was a great deal of goal and a great deal of persistence, however an actual understanding of their roles, one another’s roles and the focus and stage of element.

“We had the self-discipline to maintain the construction and never get annoyed or anxious, it was good to look at.

“I loved the primary half, I do know it won’t have been that thrilling for the impartial, however I felt we had been placing lots of work into their legs and taking power out of Barnsley because the half wore on they usually acquired deeper and deeper.

“We had a few half possibilities however the message at half-time was to keep up that stage of depth and element and focus.

“They did that brilliantly, the quantity of braveness they confirmed – even late within the recreation at 1-0 up the place it may be straightforward to take the straightforward choice and play percentages – was simply excellent.


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Powerful to arrange states Martin

Swansea boss Russell Martin declared it was troublesome to determine how Barnsley would play on Wednesday night.

The Reds new supervisor Poya Asbaghi took cost for the primary time. The previous Sweden U-21 supervisor’s final membership was at Swedish aspect, IFK Göteborg.

Russell stated: “It was onerous to know what to anticipate.

“We had watched the supervisor’s Gothenburg groups and we watched their recreation on Saturday.

“That they had good moments towards Fulham, greater than that they had tonight I felt.

“They had been actually onerous to interrupt down, they’ve clearly performed rather a lot work out of possession specifically they usually caught at it and labored onerous.

“We restricted any scary moments by being so disciplined, that they had a few moments early within the second half the place they pressed excessive and the gang acquired power, however there weren’t most of the recreation.

“That allowed us to remain targeted and concentrated, I used to be happy the objective got here and it opened up a bit after that.”

Swansea face Studying at house on Saturday. Sitting ninth, they’ll be seeking to shut the hole to the highest six locations.

Martin will hope his aspect can now construct on the victory at Oakwell. They’ve solely misplaced as soon as on the Liberty this season as they give the impression of being to make it a fortress.

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