Select a Team

Prev Game: Barclays Premier League Sun 30th Aug

prev game - Swansea City
team 1 score team 2
Swansea 2 - 1 Man Utd

Next Game: Barclays Premier League Sat 12th Sep

next game - Swansea City
team 1 score team 2
Watford 15:00 Swansea

Rodgers proud of Swans

Rodgers admits it was always going to be tough at Chelsea

Last Updated: 24/09/11 6:40pm

  • Share:

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Swansea boss Brendan Rodgers had no complaints after watching his side lose 4-1 to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

The Welsh side have only ever won once at Stamford Bridge, back in 1925 and, although Fernando Torres was sent off for the Blues in the first half, the hosts were never under any serious amount of sustained pressure, as the Swans created a number of decent opportunities in front of goal without really threatening.

A brace from the impressive Ramires, as well as a late Didier Drogba goal, made the game safe despite Ashley Williams' consolation goal for the visitors.

But Rodgers admitted it was tough playing against such a 'world-class side' although he remained proud of his side's overall display.

He told Sky Sports News: "There are no complaints. Chelsea are a world-class outfit and we understand that.

"We always knew it was going to be a difficult task.

"I'm very proud of the players over the way they've opened up the season so far and, like I say, games like today won't be defining our season."

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

Talking points

Talking points

From Manchester United's progress to Swansea's tactics, we pick out the key talking points.

Saturday stats

Saturday stats

We round up the best stats and facts from Saturday's Premier League games.

How a transfer works

How a transfer works

From the scouting to the signing, here's how a transfer happens, as told by those on the inside...