The ‘top class’ Swansea mindset Conor Hourihane has actually never ever seen before
Conor Hourihane discussed his objective scoring exploits for Swansea City after his most current strike against Norwich City and spoke about the club’s amazing defensive record
Conor Hourihane admits Swansea City’s mentality to not yield goals is the very best he’s ever experienced in his playing profession.
The Aston Villa loanee struck his third objective in as numerous league trips for the Swans to contribute to Andre Ayew’s first-half effort as Steve Cooper’s males clinched a 2-0 triumph over Norwich City on Friday night.
The nothing was the 15th Swansea have actually kept in the Championship this season as they returned up to 2nd place in the table courtesy of their success at the Liberty Stadium.
And Hourihane says he’s been hugely impressed by the determination revealed by Swansea when it comes to keeping the ball out of their own net.
” We were entering into this video game with self-confidence, no matter who we were playing, whether it was somebody at the top of the league or down the bottom of the league,” he told Sky Sports.
” Given that I’ve been available in the lads have been brilliant. We keep going.
” We pride ourselves on that [tidy sheet record] The mentality to keep the ball out of the back of the net is something like I have not seen before, it’s leading class.
” Tidy sheets win you games, so I’m delighted.”
Hourihane’s stunning 48th-minute strike implies he is already the club’s joint-third top scorer in the league this season.
And speaking after the win against Daniel Farke’s attire, the Irishman re-iterated his desire to play football having struggled for game- time in the opening half of the campaign at Villa Park.
” I’m loving it. Delighted to get the opportunity to play. I enjoy playing football. Your career is too brief to be sitting around,” he included.
” I have my own high standards. I’m still hungry for more and hopefully in the coming weeks that’ll be the case.
” I believe we have actually got a good mix of skilled lads like myself, Benno [Ryan Bennett], Kyle Naughton, Andre Ayew. There’s a good mix, an excellent energy and good heads.
” There’s a good balance and we keep proceeding to the next one.”
Discussing Hourihane in his post-match press conference, Cooper stated: “Once we lost Morgan [Gibbs-White], we didn’t see the finest of Morgan in the end because of the injury and the call back to Wolves, I felt that we needed more of a player that you elegant to get objectives.
” Yan [Dhanda] will do it as well, he’s displayed in the past he can produce and score goals, but Conor’s numbers are actually excellent for a midfield player.
” A great deal of that is with set plays as well which is something else that we have now.
” It’s fantastic that he’s come in and scored goals, however it’s very little of a surprise since of his previous numbers in seasons passed.”