Swansea will settle in Premier League, says keeper Vorm

Michel Vorm
Goalkeeper Michel Vorm joined Swansea from FC Utrecht for the new season

Swansea City goalkeeper Michel Vorm says they can take some positives from their Premier League debut at Manchester City despite a heavy defeat.

The Welsh new boys held their big-spending opponents 0-0 at half-time, before Man City unleashed a four-goal onslaught after the break.

"I think it was the busiest match I've ever played in my life, my whole body hurts now," debutant Vorm said.

"We lost 4-0, it's sad but I had some good saves I think."

Vorm, a £1.5m signing from Utrecht, produced a fine save to deny David Silva, while the woodwork twice came to the rescue of the Dutch stopper.

But Edin Dzeko broke Swansea's resistance on 57 minutes when Vorm could only parry Adam Johnson's shot into the striker's path.

That signalled the introduction off the bench of Man City's £38m new signing Sergio Aguero.

The Argentina forward took just nine minutes to open his Premier League account, set up Silva for the home side's third, then rounded of proceedings in injury time with a sublime long-range shot into the far top corner.

Swansea must now pick themselves up for Saturday's home clash with a Wigan Athletic side that is coached by former Swans boss Roberto Martinez.

The Latics just survived relegation last season and are in a group including Swansea tipped by the bookmakers for the Premier League drop.

"The first 20-25 minutes we played very well and we were drawing in the first half," Vorm added.

"In the second half you hope that we get a few chances but you see that they have such good quality players.

"At the end we were a little bit tired and they could change one big player for another.

"We can be proud of the first half and next week against Wigan if we play like that then I think we will win some matches.

"If we had won or drawn against Man City it would have been a bonus for us as we don't need to win those sort of matches; Saturday is much more important.

"Wigan has quality but not the sort of quality that Man City has so... we can win, we can take the three points."