Snaith calls his side’s victory over TNS as an “outstanding” performance
Cardiff Met’s Sam Snaith scored two of his side’s four goals as Met claimed a 4-1 victory over TNS in which the striker called as an “outstanding” performance from his team.
Sam, took his tally to four goals for the season in just his eighth game of the club after signing from Llantwit Major in the summer.
He had previously scored in the last game he played in, which was a 2-1 away defeat to the Robins.
“Outstanding, one word to say outstanding, yeah really good really pleased for all the boys.”
“Yeah the first one I got, to be honest, didn’t know much about it but a goal’s a goal, challenge the keeper as you do as a striker and I think it has rebounded off me and gone in so yeah take that.”
“Second one great counter-attack from the lads, really well too, team goal and yeah the ball’s come over, Eliot’s set it to me and I have just hit across the goalkeeper so yeah really pleased.”
Rhys Thomas, who started the game on Tuesday against Carmarthen Town, was again in starting line up for the TNS game and opened the scoring for the Met halfway through the first half.
Yeah, chuffed for Rhys, he’s been in and out of the squad but took the first goal really well and his movement was quality. He said of his strike partner. “So yeah, he’s done really well today worked hard.”
Chris Baker – scored his second goal of the season after he found the 4th goal in Cardiff Met’s other 4-1 win against Aberystwyth Town in August – finishing of the scoring again against TNS. Good work from Snaith saw him win the ball back on the edge of the area before playing in Eliot Evans who passed it across the face of goal for Baker to tap home.
“Yeah, I think it was just the icing of the cake, Bake’s goal. It was a great finish, a well-worked team goal again, high pressure and we’ve done really well.”
“It is absolutely brilliant, like I said Welsh champions beating them 4-1 you can’t ask for more can you?”
Snaith also praised his fellow teammate Eliot Evans who had a part to play in all four goals.“He runs the game from midfield, pulling the strings (and) finds all the passes.” “He did really well again today and got Man of the Match, so yeah well deserved.”
After missing the mid-week Nathaniel MG Cup game against Carmarthen Town, the striker felt that the rest was good for him.
“It definitely helped me, straight back in (and) played eighty, eight five (minutes) “I think yeah fresh legs is exactly what I needed so yeah, come back and scored two goals.
He also had praise for Christian Edwards, after the result sees the Met move on 12 points and up to 7th in the table, one point behind the top 6.
“Yeah, he’s brilliant, he always gets the best out of us. He’s a gruelling coach and he always wants us to be fit. but you know shows in this result, shows if you work hard it shows doesn’t it?
We have gone and beaten TNS 4-1 and that’s not a fluke, is it? It shows the work on the training ground and things come of that.”
Cardiff Met next play top of the table Connah’s Quay Nomads at the Cyncoed Campus on Sunday 7th October at 14:30.
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