Fer delight at match-winner

Leroy Fer was delighted to have scored the winning goal for Swansea in their 1-0 win over newly-promoted Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday.

The 26-year-old Dutchman, who made his switch to the Swans permanent this season after spending part of last term on loan, tapped home after Fernando Llorente's goal-bound header was only half saved by Clarets goalkeeper Tom Heaton.

And speaking to the club's official website after the match, Fer thanked the fans as he said: "I really love the fans here. They were singing my name as soon as I arrived at the club last season, which was fantastic for me.

"To score the winning goal today gave me a good feeling that I made them happy. Hopefully I can score some more goals now."

He added: "It was the perfect start. Yes, I scored my first goal for Swansea, but the important thing was that we got the three points, so I'm very happy."

New Swans boss Francesco Guidolin was naturally also delighted to have started his spell at the club with a three points.

He said: "Everyone in our group is very happy because we have won a difficult game at a difficult ground against a good team.

"This is the first time for Burnley this year in the Premier League and the atmosphere was very, very strong, but we played a good game and I am proud of my players.

"I am happy because I think this will be a difficult ground for all teams in the Premier League."

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