Confidence is high, says Llewellyn

31st March 2014

Chris Llewellyn believes confidence in the Under-21s camp is high as they go in search of their third league win on-the-bounce against Crystal Palace tonight (7pm).

The young Swans host the Eagles at the Liberty in good form after recording victories over Brighton and Millwall in their previous two fixtures.

Llewellyn's side currently sit in fourth position in the Professional Development League Two (South) table, but a victory over tonight's opponents could see them climb up to second place.

And against another of the division's in-form teams, who sit one place above the Swans in third, the U21s coach is confident his side can achieve another positive result.

"Confidence is high - we've won four out of the last five games," said the U21s coach. "The game we lost to QPR was probably the best we've played all season, but we ended up losing it.

"The way our boys have been playing and the way that they have been taking things on board, we are confident.

"Confidence is a massive thing in football and we are playing with it at the moment. 

"The boys are looking forward to playing at the Liberty Stadium in front of a hopefully decent crowd, and we are looking to put on another decent display.

"It will be a tough game against Crystal Palace. They have won their last few games too, so it will be a match between the two in-form teams in the division."

And for the young Swans, it is looking good at both ends of the pitch. Over their last two fixtures, they have managed to score four goals whilst keeping two clean sheets.

"We've been working all year on making sure we are tight at the back," added Llewellyn. "Our play throughout the season has deserved more goals, especially in recent games.

"Looking at the table, there are three games left. If we win the three, we could finish second. 

"The boys have set themselves that target, so that's what we will try and aim for.

"Hopefully the performance tonight will see us get another win."

For supporters wishing to come and cheer on Llewellyn's side on Monday night, tickets will be available for purchase on-the-gate.

Adult tickets are priced at £3, with four FREE children tickets available for every adult ticket purchased, while tickets for Under-16s and Over-65s will cost just £1.