Cape Town - West
Ham United defender James Collins has encouraged his team-mates to move
on from the defeat at Liverpool and clinch three points against Swansea
City on Satuday.
The Irons were dealt a humbling 4-1 defeat at Anfield on Saturday,
when Emre Can, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, and Sadio Mane all scored
for the Reds, while Michail Antonio netted a consolation for the
However, Collins has revealed that spirits remain high in the West
Ham camp, and has urged the team to focus on winning their upcoming
Premier League games.
"We’re going to have to go to Swansea and then host Burnley in the
next couple of weeks and pick up our points from those games," said
Collins, according to the club's official website.
"I said to the boys in the dressing room that we cannot dwell on what
happened at Liverpool, as better teams than us have gone to Anfield and
been steamrolled, so we’ve got to look at the video, look at what we
did right and what we did wrong and move on to a huge game in Wales on
"Morale in the camp is good. We had a good result against Watford and
then a couple of weeks of good training, so spirits are high. We’ve got
some great characters in that dressing room and we need to focus on
Swansea, go there and get a good result."