Date: 16th March 2015 at 11:15pm
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Swansea City manager Garry Monk was left disappointed to lose at home against Liverpool, and felt it was an ‘opportunity missed’ Henderson netted a rather fortunate goal after 68 minutes to give the Reds a narrow win.

Swansea City produced some of their best football of the season in the first half, but the disappointing thing was that they failed to convert their dominance into chances, before struggling to do the same in the second 45 minutes.

Liverpool changed things around after the break and stopped the likes of Ki and Cork from dictating the game. They were able to get forward more, and with Swansea pinned back in their own half – they found it very difficult to create anything in front of goal.

After denying both Sigurdsson and Gomis in the first half, goalkeeper Mignolet had a quiet half, while Fabianski also had little to do despite the visitors being on top for large periods.

Monk told the official site:

“During the first half we were superb and dominated the game,”

“We played some fantastic stuff.

“But I felt it was an opportunity missed. We had some good chances in the first half and should have scored one or two. Unfortunately we didn`t capitalise on that, and it cost us.

“When you don`t take your chances, a side like Liverpool will come back into the game.

“They didn`t create too many chances, but we were a bit sloppy with our passing and we seemed to get a little tired.

“It was a fortunate goal, but I thought it might take something like that to break the deadlock. They`re a quality side, and when you`re on a good run, things like that tend to go for you.’

“We played really well, During the first half we played some of our best football.

“If we continue to perform like we did in the first half, we will be able to achieve what we want to this season in the remaining games.
“I`m disappointed for the players, who put a lot of effort in, stuck at it and showed a lot of commitment. We deserved something from the game tonight.”

 
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