Chris Church, the interim head coach of Swansea City Women, commended the team’s unity as they snapped Cardiff City’s 35-match unbeaten streak in the Genero Adran Premier with a 2-0 victory in the south Wales derby.

Swansea seized the lead with a remarkable 35-yard goal from Chloe Chivers in the first half, showcasing dominance. Captain Katy Hosford extended the lead to 2-0 in the final 10 minutes, tapping in an Emily Thomas cross.

Coach Church expressed delight in the team’s determination to secure three points, emphasizing the significance of narrowing the gap in the title race to five points at the end of phase one.

The post-match celebrations revealed the players’ strong bond and commitment. Church highlighted the hard work in the second half, acknowledging the pressure faced and commending the team for executing the game plan effectively.

Having successfully implemented their strategies, Church emphasized the importance of beating Cardiff and looked ahead to the remaining league games against them. Despite recognizing the difficulty of the match, he praised the players for handling the pressure and delivering on the pitch.

The defensive effort, coupled with hard work in the midfield, drew praise from Church, specifically mentioning Sammy Wynne and Rachel Cullen. He expressed excitement for the upcoming phase two of the season and stressed the need to build on this crucial victory.