Neil Taylor highlights the positives for Swansea after Bournemouth draw

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The defender says a draw was probably the fair result given how the game panned out.

Speaking to the club’s official website, Swansea City defender Neil Taylor says the courage they showed in the draw with Bournemouth was a big positive.

The Swans found themselves 2-0 down in the first half at the Liberty Stadium, with goals from Joshua King and Dan Gosling giving the away side the lead.

Andre Ayew pulled one back with a stylish back heel before Jonjo Shelvey levelled the scores from the penalty spot before the break.

It was another disappointing display from Garry Monk’s side, whose form has taken a drastic turn for the worst this season after a strong start.

While disappointed with just a point, Taylor says a draw was probably the deserved result, praising his side for the courage they showed.

“At two-nil down you fear the worst, but we showed great courage to fight our way back into the game,” he told swanseacity.net.

“We’re disappointed not to take three points, but a draw is probably a fair result. “We just have to keep working hard. We picked up a point, and we now have to go to Liverpool and try and get a result.”

Given how poorly Swansea are currently performing, the pressure is very much on manager Garry Monk.

That has led to talk that he could be set for the sack, although that would be a foolish move by the club.

Monk was widely lauded as one of the best young managers in the game for his side’s performances earlier in the campaign and last season, and is still that manager despite his side’s current struggles.

There is also a lack of clear, quality candidates to replace him as well, meaning they are unlikely to find an upgrade should they decide to change their manager.

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