Leon praises professional performance
25th August 2015
Leon Britton hailed Swansea's "professional" 3-0 victory over York City as a job well done.
Garry Monk's side proceeded to the third round of the Capital One Cup in convincing fashion, thanks to goals from Nathan Dyer, Matt Grimes and Marvin Emnes.
Dyer got the Swans off to a flying start with the opening goal within two minutes, knocking home Eder's rebounded effort from 12 yards.
Grimes then struck his first competitive goal for the club with a deflected effort from long range, before Emnes sealed the win with a drilled finish past York goalkeeper Scott Flinders.
"It was a good game for all the lads," said Britton. "Three goals, none conceded and through to the next round.
"I've been on the side going to a team higher up the divisions than you, and we knew they would give everything, so we had to make sure we matched up tonight.
"The attitude was right from the players, which should be a given anyway, but the boys showed that. We were confident that with the quality we've got, we'd come through and win the game.
"We couldn't have wished for a better start, which kills the opposition a little bit. If you can get the early goal, it kills their confidence a little.
"We had a spell in the first half for ten to 15 minutes when we got a little bit sloppy but that's maybe understandable with a team of 11 players that haven't played a lot in recent times."
Meanwhile, it was a proud night for Britton on a personal level, who captained the Swans in Ashley Williams' absence and received a typically raucous reception from the home supporters.
"It was great," he added. "It was obviously brilliant to be out there starting the game - as captain too, which meant it was a great night for myself.
"It's my first 90 minutes since January, so I did feel it a bit towards the end, but it was great to be back out there and to be captain rounds it off."
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