Danny Graham confident of Swansea goals

Danny Graham
Swansea striker Danny Graham reflects on a missed chance against Sunderland

Swansea striker Danny Graham says it is only a matter of time before the goals, and the wins, start to flow for the Premier League newcomers.

Brendan Rodgers' men held Sunderland to a 0-0 draw on Saturday, their second successive goalless draw at home.

Those stalemates had followed a 4-0 thumping at Manchester City in Swansea's opening game.

"We created some good chances against a good Sunderland team," said Graham, a £3.5m summer recruit from Watford.

"We're desperate for the first three points to get everyone relaxed.

"That first win is vital and it's coming and if we perform like that I'm sure we'll get one very soon.

"When we're getting in shooting areas there seems to be that little bit of anxiety, not just amongst the players but amongst the crowd as well."

Graham had a golden opportunity to open his and Swansea's league account but headed wide from 12 yards when unmarked in the Sunderland box.

Swansea had other good opportunities, with Scott Sinclair hitting the bar, but goalkeeper Michael Vorm was also kept busy by Black Cats striker Asamoah Gyan.

"There was the header I just put wide and there was one where [Sunderland defender] Wes Brown did an unbelievable block," Graham added.

"But we were creating chances, we're getting at teams and I'm sure the goals will come.

"It is important we're not sitting here after three games with no points; we've got two points on the board, two clean sheets... so there's a few positives to go with the negatives."

After the break for international matches, Swansea return to Premier League action with a daunting trip to face Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on 10 September.

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