George Byers

George Byers glad to make second-half impact

18th August
First team

George Byers was glad to make an impact from the bench after his goal helped Swansea City come from behind to beat Preston.

The midfielder enjoyed a breakthrough campaign for the Swans last term, and he has kicked off the campaign in good form.

His cool finish against North End - after being introduced as a half-time substitute - was his second Liberty goal in four days, following on from his curling strike at the same end of the ground against Northampton.

The competition for places in the midfield area is fierce, with Matt Grimes, Jay Fulton, Bersant Celina et al all battling for places.

So Byers was glad to make his mark, with his goal capping an impressive display.

George Byers

“After the first half, we knew we needed a big performance in the second half,” he said.

“We had a poor performance first half, I came on knowing I had to try and make a difference in the game and I am pleased to do that.

“Coming from behind again shows there is plenty of character in the dressing room, but we know we have to start better in future games and start as we mean to go on.

“But it can happen, you can have times where you go behind in games and it’s about how you respond.”

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