Angel's delight at milestone win
26th October 2014
Angel Rangel was delighted to see his 300th appearance for the club end in victory following Saturday's win over Leicester City.
The defender, who arrived in SA1 back in 2007, clocked up the milestone as Garry Monk's side moved up to sixth in the Barclays Premier League table.
The Swans took a first-half lead when Gylfi Sigurdsson and Wilfried Bony linked up well before the Ivorian curled home past Kasper Schmeichel.
Sigurdsson was involved in the home side's second after half-time as he set up Jefferson Montero who then laid it on a plate for Bony to grab his second.
"First of all, it's about the team," said Rangel. "The three points was vital for us and the result was the most important.
"We struggled in some parts of the game, but we dug in and stuck together and got the clean sheet. As a defender, the back four and goalkeeper were really pleased with that and we could have scored a few more at the other end.
"In the last few games we have been playing very good football, so it was all about the result. It was a bit of an ugly win but we are in a good position again.
"I'm delighted to get to 300 appearances for this great club. I couldn't have asked for any more and the only way to celebrate it was with a win."
Meanwhile, Rangel reserved special praise for Wilfried Bony who took his tally to four goals in three league games.
"He has been in great form," said Rangel. "But that's what you expect from a top striker, and he's a top striker for us.
"That gives confidence to the players around him and they can then link up with him. We are getting better and better as a team and hopefully we can play better against Liverpool on Tuesday."