Swansea Boss Paul Clement Feels His Side's Performance Merited a Point as Arsenal Comeback to Win

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Swansea slumped to their sixth defeat in ten league games after losing 2-1 to Arsenal on Saturday afternoon. The Swans now find themselves slipping further into a possible relegation battle having won just two games all season.

Despite taking a 1-0 lead into the half time break, Paul Clement's side couldn't hold off an onslaught of continuous Arsenal attacks, and ultimately the Gunners ran out the victors in an entertaining game at the Emirates.

However, Swans boss Paul Clement feels hard done by, and believes his side deserved to walk away with a point. As reported by Wales Online, he said, “I think we were worth a point, we played well in the first half.


“You always know it is going to be a tough task coming here against a strong attacking side with quick combinations in and around the box.

“We knew we would need to be focused for the whole game and in the first half we played well and took our chance on the counter-attack, which is where we thought we would get our opportunities.

“It was just that period after half-time where we did not get our details right, we did that so well in the first half.

“The first goal is fortunate because the ball has bounced off a few of our defenders before it has fallen to their wing-back.

“I am more disappointed with the second goal, we did not get the details right in that, we were too open and made some mistakes.”

He went onto say how Jordan Ayew's miss just before the half-time whistle could have produced a very different game.

“It was a big chance and 2-0 at half-time would have made it a totally different situation, but those are the fine margins we are dealing with.

“If that had gone in, it could have been different."

Paul Clement and his side now face a seemingly inevitable bottom of the table fight for survival having won just two their opening ten games, which also happens to include six losses.