Leon Britton urges fans to stick with Swansea

Swansea City's Leon Britton
Britton rejoined Swansea from Sheffield United in January

Swansea City midfielder Leon Britton has urged the fans to keep the faith despite defeat at Burnley.

Brendan Rodgers' side fell to fifth place in the Championship after losing 2-1 at Turf Moor.

And Britton wants the fans to stick with the Swans despite their fourth consecutive away defeat.

"We need everyone behind each other and I'm sure they will be," said Britton.

"We're obviously disappointed with the home form but stick with us - we're giving everything we've got.

"We will do, right until the end, even if it's not in the top two and it ends up being in the play-offs. "

The Swans promotion hopes were dealt a blow at Burnley where they lost 2-1, despite taking the lead

Fabio Borini had scored for the visitors on 53 minutes before Burnley hit back through an Ashley Williams own goal and a Chris Eagles penalty to secure victory.

And Britton has urged his team-mates to forget the result at Turf Moor and to focus on the games against Portsmouth and Ipswich over the Easter weekend.

The midfielder believes that Swansea will have to win their remaining four games to have any chance of securing automatic promotion to the Premier League.

"It's a tough place to come and to end up losing the game is obviously tough to take," said Britton, who rejoined Swansea from Sheffield United in January.

"We'll be disappointed but we need to try and clear our heads and with two games next weekend we need to pick ourselves up.

"Four away defeats in a row isn't the form you're looking for as top two. You can't keep relying on your home form.

"We've got two away games left and we need to be picking up maximum points really and maximum points at home I would have thought.

"You're looking at probably four wins to stand a chance. Maybe three might do it, depending on other results."

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