Kai Ludvigsen | Stadium performance shows we can go toe-to-toe with anyone

25th April
Kai Ludvigsen

Kai Ludvigsen believes Swansea City Under-21s' dominant victory over Sheffield United shows they are capable of going toe to toe with any side in the Professional Development League.

Taking on the champions of the northern section of the competition at the Swansea.com Stadium, the hosts took the lead through a Levis Pitan own goal, before Jili Buyabu levelled for the Blades.

But Josh Thomas won and converted a penalty to put the Swans back in front before the break, and then fired in a low strike to seal the three points in the closing stages, before substitute Joe Thomas finished a superb team move to put the icing on the cake.

And with a long trip to Burnley on the horizon, Wales youth international defender Ludvigsen - who excelled alongside Filip Lissah - underlines the progress Anthony Wright's side have made over the season.

“I thought we were excellent the whole way through. We had a game plan going into the game and we stuck to that," said Ludvigsen. 

“The opposition are generally quite aggressive, so we tried to narrow the pitch and stay on the ball for as long as we could and make sure we maintained that control. 

“You can see from the last 25 minutes that we kept control of the ball, we just ran the legs off them out on the big pitch.

“The stadium just might be our place to play. It’s our home stadium and we always want to step up to the occasion as we don’t always get to play there. 

“We needed this win, and especially against this tough side who have just won their league, and hopefully, with three games left, we can carry this momentum on.

“We’d love to get three wins from three. If we’re putting in good performances against sides like that, we can go up against anyone.”