Britton upbeat after defeat

Last Updated: Fri, 29 Nov 2013 04:53

Leon Britton says it is not all doom and gloom following the defeat to Valencia and they will get the result they need over St Gallen.

Swansea had a great chance to book their place in the last 32 of the Europa League but the visitors snatched a 1-0 win, meaning Michael Laudrup's men will now need a positive result in the final group game.

Britton admits they were off their game against the Spanish side but insists all is not lost.

"We weren't at our best tonight, our passing wasn't great, but you've got to give them credit as well," he revealed. "They didn't let us get into our rhythm.

"They're a good side, they're a team with a lot of Champions League experience, but they are in a bit of a difficult time so we're disappointed we didn't capitalise on that."

Swansea thought they had equalised through Alvaro Vazquez just before half-time but his effort was ruled out for offside.

"We got told as we came in at half-time that it was onside, so it's frustrating," Britton added. "The officials have a difficult job but at the same time it's very frustrating.

"But it's not all doom and gloom, we've still got the opportunity when we go to Switzerland. It's still in our hands. Obviously we wanted to do the job tonight in front of our fans, but we have to do it the difficult way now. Every game's a learning experience."

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