I’LL HAVE IT AWAY, VOWS RODGERS

Midweek Sport - - TV GUIDE - By MATT JOHN­SON

SWANSEA man­ager Brendan Rodgers be­lieves his side’s first away win of the sea­son is just around the cor­ner.

The Swans picked up their fourth home vic­tory of the sea­son in Satur­day’s 2-0 Lib­erty Sta­dium tri­umph over Ful­ham to move up to 11th in the Premier League.

The Welsh club have yet to break their duck on their trav­els – their next two fix­tures are test­ing away days at New­cas­tle and Ever­ton – but Rodgers (left) is con­fi­dent that vic­tory will soon ar­rive.

“The win over Ful­ham is a big boost and I do feel the away points are com­ing, that win is com­ing,” said the Swans boss.

“This will give us great con­fi­dence go­ing into those two games.”

Rodgers also heaped more praise on goal­keeper Michel Vorm af­ter he played a key part in Satur­day’s win.

The Dutch­man, known as the “Penalty Killer” in his home­land, kept out Clint Dempsey’s spot-kick with the score at 1-0 and also made ex­cel­lent stops from Bryan Ruiz and An­drew John­son.

Rodgers said: “Those are key mo­ments and that’s the best part of it.

“We looked at video anal­y­sis of their penalty tak­ers, Zamora and Dempsey, and where they like to put them.

“We had some Dempsey videos and he nor­mally puts them to that right side.

“He goes cen­tral or to the right and when you look at Michel’s save he cov­ered both. He went to his right but kept his left arm there.

“He went from the line di­rectly to his right and it means he’s got a big­ger area to cover. It was a great save.”

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