Swansea fell to a 0-3 defeat at home to Brentford in the Championship on Tuesday night, but their social media team still attempted to take positives from the game.
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The club’s official Twitter channel @SwansOfficial posted a video clip of a near miss from Kristoffer Peterson from the match at the Liberty Stadium, along with a caption stating that “there was plenty of encouragement” from the performance of the 24-year-old.
Last night was a difficult one, but there was plenty of encouragement from the performance of our
How close was this?! pic.twitter.com/eBgOxsOAPY
— Swansea City AFC (@SwansOfficial) October 23, 2019
The clip shows the Swedish winger taking possession on the left flank and exploiting a gap between two opponents to maraud into the penalty area, with his shot sailing narrowly wide of the far post with the Swans 0-2 down. [via @SwansOfficial]
The match on Tuesday was Peterson’s first start in the Championship for Steve Cooper’s side and his first involvement in the league since early August, having since been limited to just three Carabao Cup appearances. [via TransferMarkt]
Are we really tweeting about we how we almost scored a goal? Must do better.
— Andy Morgan (@AndyMorgan87) October 23, 2019
Plenty of encouragement? Maybe, but not on the pitch.
— Basementjack (@basementjack) October 23, 2019
He did play well, but 1 out of 11 isnt good enough…
— Chris (@Chris_H1971) October 23, 2019
In what world were there positives???
— Harvey Dent (@arranle) October 23, 2019
Are you having a laugh? He was terrible and shouldn’t make the bench on Sunday. His bad pass led to their 2nd goal, he nearly tripped over the ball whilst doing a step over, had no end product and offered little defensively.
— Nigel Jones (@JFNigel) October 23, 2019
Clearly not close enough..
— Darren Ridd (@RiddDarren) October 23, 2019
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