Briton Ferry Llansawel host Aberystwyth Town at the Old Road today (Sunday 25th April, 2:00pm) with a huge three points up for grabs for the two teams as they both see themselves level points in the Orchard Welsh Premier Women's League, writes Jack Cleaver.
Aberystwyth coming off the back of a 2-0 defeat in their last fixture against Cardiff City, are currently sat in seventh place. With a game in hand, they have a great opportunity to close the gap between them and Cyncoed Ladies, with only seven points separating the two teams.
Briton Ferry, who are right behind the visitors, have only secured one point in their last five fixture. That point coming from their last match up against Cascade Ladies ended in a 1-1 draw. With a close match up ahead, Briton Ferry will want to continue their ascent up the table today.
Aberystwyth Town views on the upcoming matchup between the teams
Ffion Ashman, Goalkeeper
"In training we have been working on our attacking situations mainly as we feel we have been quite strong at the back this season, lacking on the goal front with only five goals so that’s something we need to change to get the result."
"We believe that the three points is 100% achievable, as a goalkeeper my personal aim is to get the clean sheet, but we know it's going to be a competitive and high tempo game with both teams wanting the win."
Caroline Cooper, Forward
“We have definitely prepared as well as we possibly can leading up to this fixture, we must be patient with our plays, sometimes we can force our play, but we have worked well in improving this against Briton Ferry."
Briton Ferry Llansawel views on the upcoming matchup between the teams.
Issac Barry, Head Coach
"It would be massive for us to take back the three points, with our recent performances it has shown the confidence we are displaying. Especially in the last two weeks, we have had two close games against the top of the league, and we will be trying everything we can to get the three points."
"Having played against Aberytwth in the cup we know a little more about them which we will keep in the back of our mind, but the main focus is on our game and what we can do, in recent games they have shown great defensive work this season, which we will need to depict that in order to come away with the win."
Courtney Young, Goalkeeper
“Coming off the back of a disappointing draw last week where we think we deserved the three points; we are all going to be a lot more determined to get the points! The girls have been working hard in training and improving each week, so we deserve a good result, and we are determined to get that this weekend.”
“It’s always nice being home at Old Road it gives me and the girls a special buzz! Aberystwyth have a long old journey down to Old Road so we will be looking to take advantage of their tired legs early on! We are all looking forward to it and hopefully the result we want will come out of it."
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