Leon Britton ready for Swansea play-off at Forest

Swansea's Leon Britton
Britton returned to Swansea from Sheffield United in January

Midfielder Leon Britton agrees with manager Brendan Rodgers' view that Swansea will go into the Championship play-offs as underdogs.

Rodgers has said the Swans will be underdogs when they travel to Nottingham Forest for the semi-final first leg on Thursday.

Swansea secured third spot after a 4-0 win over Sheffield United.

"In terms of budgets, we are the underdogs if you look at resources," said Britton.

"But we'll train hard this week and we'll look to go into the game on Thursday and try and get a positive result."

Forest finished the regular season in sixth position, five points behind third placed Swansea.

Billy Davies' have prior experience of the end of season play-offs having been defeated by Blackpool in the semi-finals last season.

Honours are equal between the sides so far this season with Forest having won 3-1 at the City Ground in September before the Swans won 3-2 at home in March.

"They're a tough team [and] they've got a lot of firepower," added Britton.

"[The] City Ground's always a tough ground to go to so obviously the game on Thursday will be tough. We'll go in there prepared and ready for it.

"It's been two mixed results for us. We lost way from home but had a good result against them at home.

"The games against Forest in previous years have always been pretty tight home and away.

"We've shown in the last few season we can compete in this division, but obviously we want to try and get promoted this year."

Swansea completed the regular Championship season with a comfortable 4-0 victory over already relegated Sheffield United.

Britton scored the Swans fourth goal against a side with whom he had spent a brief spell earlier in the season.

"It was a great win for us," added Britton. "We wanted to make sure we finished the season off well."

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