Ashley Williams feels Swansea’s win at Arsenal on Wednesday will count for very little if they fail to overcome relegation rivals Norwich at the weekend.
The Swans picked up a memorable win in north London to move six points clear of the bottom three but a defeat to the Canaries at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday could see that gap halved.
Captain Williams has now called on his side to make to back up their win over the Gunners with three points against Norwich as they continue their push for survival.
“If we don’t win that, we don’t back up the win today, then we’re back to square one,” Williams told BBC Wales.
“Everyone was looking at the next three games, but after winning here we have to try and build on it and go into the Norwich game.
“It should give us the confidence to know we can beat a team that’s going for the title so we can beat anyone.”
Swansea‘s next three games are all against teams who are involved in the battle against the drop, with Bournemouth and rock-bottom Aston Villa to come after Norwich, but Williams stressed they are not thinking about those clashes alone in their bid to avoid relegation.
He added: “It’s just not the next three games. There are five or six after that, that we can get points from – from now until the end of the season we need to get momentum, put runs together and get as many points as was can and get ourselves away from this situation.”
Swansea are 2.00 to beat Norwich, a win for the away side is 3.80 and a draw is 3.25.