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Maric helps U21s to friendly win

Swansea City Under-21s secured a 4-0 friendly win over Bath University at Landore Training Ground on Monday.

Goals from Adnan Maric, Tom Holland and Botti Biabi in the first half were rounded off by top scorer Oliver McBurnie on the hour mark.

It proved a good test ahead of the development squad’s next league game at home to Aston Villa on Monday (October 19).

And Swans midfielder Adnan Maric, who opened the scoring by heading home a Dan Alfei cross after eight minutes, was pleased to get his first goal of the season.

“It does not matter to me whether I score during the league, cup or a friendly,” he said. “It is good to be back on the scoresheet and to get my first of the season.

“A goal is a goal - it gives you confidence to score even more which is what I will be aiming to do in the coming games.

“It has been good to get game-time during the international break to keep us match ready for our next test against Aston Villa.

“We put in a good performance to get a result against Liverpool last week and have followed that up with a win over Bath.

“Everyone is looking forward to getting back into league action and Aston Villa will be another tough test for us.

“I think we have started the season well with some good performances against tough sides. 

“There is a long way to go this season but we will look to keep performing and do our best in category one football.”


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