“You have to give credit to him for that and obviously now we have to respond.
“It’s still too early to say we’re going to stay up but we’ll go into the next few sessions and see what he wants.”
Clement made a big impact at Selhurst Park, where Swansea won for the first time in five games to climb off the foot of the table.
He was expected to stay in the stands while first-team coach Alan Curtis orchestrated things from the touchline.
But Clement couldn’t resist getting involved, giving a speech in the dressing room and twice coming down to the dug-out to give out instructions.
He was also responsible for making the substitutions that won the game, with Rangel’s winner set up by fellow sub Leroy Fer.