'Proud' Swansea fans react on Twitter to Napoli draw

Swansea fans celebrated another historic European night on Twitter after their side's 0-0 draw with Napoli.

The Swans kept Rafa Benitez's Serie A heavyweights at bay for a full 90 minutes in the Europa League, even enjoying more chances than their Italian counterparts to leave the Liberty Stadium with a win.

And, with 69 per cent of possession and 21 shots on goal to Napoli's nine, Swansea could well have travelled to Naples with a first-leg lead.

As it transpired, Garry Monk's side could only manage a goalless draw - but the result still proved a magnificent achievement against a team of Champions League calibre (and a manager who was won both the Champions League and Europa League).

Captain Ashley Williams was extremely proud of his side's performance, telling ITV Sport:

"I think we're really pleased with the way we played. It told a lot that we were disappointed to come away with a 0-0. We created a lot of chances but the result was brilliant

"We've emphasised the message to play on the front foot and, at home, I think we did that tonight.

"We're under no illusions it's going to be tough going there [Napoli] but we take a lot of heart from tonight."

But the Swansea fans were perhaps even prouder, taking to social media to express their delight with a side that, in only their first ever European campaign, has gone beyond their wildest expectations.

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