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Llorente ensures Swansea end season on high note

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Fernando Llorente’s 10th goal in his last 11 home appearances sealed Swansea’s come from behind 2-1 win over West Brom to end a turbulent Premier League season on a bright note on Sunday.

The 32-year-old former Spanish international striker added to Ghanaian Jordan Ayew’s goal to extend Swansea’s unbeaten run to five - taking 13 points from a possible 15 - which came at the most opportune time to save them from the drop.

Llorente ensures Swansea end season on high note

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Fernando Llorente’s 10th goal in his last 11 home appearances sealed Swansea’s come from behind 2-1 win over West Brom to end a turbulent Premier League season on a bright note on Sunday.

The 32-year-old former Spanish international striker added to Ghanaian Jordan Ayew’s goal to extend Swansea’s unbeaten run to five - taking 13 points from a possible 15 - which came at the most opportune time to save them from the drop.

Swansea sink Sunderland to boost survival bid

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Sunderland (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Swansea struck a crucial blow in the fight for Premier League survival as goals from Fernando Llorente and Kyle Naughton clinched a 2-0 win at Sunderland on Saturday.

Spanish striker Llorente put Swansea ahead early on before Kyle Naughton blasted his first goal for six years on the stroke of half-time.

English Premier League

Pochettino wants to rectify Tottenham's transfer mistake, wants 10-goal star back at the club

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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is keen on signing another playmaker this summer. The 45-year-old has identified Swansea’s Gylfi Sigurdsson as the ideal candidate.

Sigurdsson left Spurs in 2014 and Pochettino admitted last year that selling the Iceland international was a mistake from the club.

Mahrez slip spares Manchester City, Swansea close on safety

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London (AFP) – Manchester City benefited from two strokes of fortune as they beat Leicester City 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday to close in on a Champions League qualifying berth.

David Silva’s opener was awarded despite an apparent offside against Raheem Sterling, while Riyad Mahrez had an equalising penalty disallowed after he slipped and struck the ball twice.

Mahrez slip spares Manchester City, Swansea close on safety

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London (AFP) – Manchester City benefited from two strokes of fortune as they beat Leicester City 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday to close in on a Champions League qualifying berth.

David Silva’s opener was awarded despite an apparent offside against Raheem Sterling, while Riyad Mahrez had an equalising penalty disallowed after he slipped and struck the ball twice.

Photo: Ander Herrera cuddled by former team-mate

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Video: Jose Mourinho suggests he will turn to Nicky Butt’s under-23 players

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GIF: Ander Herrera thwarted attempts to prevent Gylfi Sigurdsson’s goal

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United top four hopes dealt blow by plucky Swansea

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – A Gylfi Sigurdsson free-kick dealt a blow to Manchester United’s hopes of a top four finish whilst boosting his team Swansea’s chances of escaping the drop in an entertaining 1-1 Premier League draw on Sunday.

Wayne Rooney had scored his first home league goal of the season, from a harsh penalty decision, in time added on of the first-half.

4-2-3-1 v Swansea: Confirmed Man Utd starting lineup, Mourinho without these 8 players for vital clash

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Manchester United host Swansea in the Premier League this afternoon and the Red Devils will be hoping to close the gap with Liverpool with a win.

Jose Mourinho’s men are now 24 games unbeaten in the Premier League and despite their injuries and suspensions; they will be firm favourites to take the three points here.

Where to find Manchester United vs. Swansea on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Manchester United vs. Swansea, you’ve come to the right place.

With a 24-game unbeaten streak, Manchester United are flying high in their pursuit of a top four place in the Premier League. In their path is a Swansea City side that faces a must-win match in order to keep their hopes alive of staying in the Premiership.

Video: Mauricio Pochettino hails Spurs’ comeback win at Swansea

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Tweets and Photos: Spurs players celebrate dramatic late win over Swansea

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Video Mauricio Pochettino previews Swansea, rules Harry Winks out for season

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Spurs injury update on Kane, Winks, Wanyama and Rose ahead of Swansea game

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.@ErikLamela @HKane TEAM NEWS: @HarryWinks (ankle) will miss the trip to Swansea, with further tests taking place to determine the full extent of the...

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Nervy stalemate leaves Boro, Swansea in deep

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Middlesbrough wasted a chance to boost their survival bid as the Premier League strugglers were held to a 0-0 draw by relegation rivals Swansea on Sunday.

Steve Agnew’s side would have moved within two points of safety with a victory at the Liberty Stadium.

8 goals, 11 assists: Everton planning summer move for 27-year-old midfielder

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Everton manager, Ronald Koeman, has said that the club will ‘do the maximum’ to keep star striker, Romelu Lukaku, at the club next season.

Lukaku has expressed his desire to move away from Goodison Park and experience Champions League football with a big team. With 21 goals to his name this season, the Belgian feels the time is right for him to test his calibre at a bigger platform.

Bournemouth on the rise as Swansea slump

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Bournemouth (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Bournemouth bolstered their bid for Premier League survival and pushed Swansea deeper into the relegation mire as Benik Afobe inspired a 2-0 home win on Saturday.

Eddie Howe’s side took the lead at Dean Court thanks to a first-half own goal from Alfie Mawson, who deflected in Afobe’s shot.

Niasse double is Hull’s Silva lining

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Kingston upon Hull (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Oumar Niasse proved an inspired substitution by Marco Silva as his second-half double boosted Hull’s hopes of retaining their Premier League status with a 2-1 win over fellow strugglers Swansea on Saturday.

Niasse, on loan from Everton, struck in the 69th and 78th minutes to give Hull their third win over Swansea this season - their other win coming in the FA Cup - and saw them rise to third from bottom just a point off Crystal Palace, although the latter have a game in hand.

Niasse double is Hull’s Silva lining

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Kingston upon Hull (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Oumar Niasse proved an inspired substitution by Marco Silva as his second-half double boosted Hull’s hopes of retaining their Premier League status with a 2-1 win over fellow strugglers Swansea on Saturday.

Niasse, on loan from Everton, struck in the 69th and 78th minutes to give Hull their third win over Swansea this season - their other win coming in the FA Cup - and saw them rise to third from bottom just a point off Crystal Palace, although the latter have a game in hand.

Tweets and Photos: Chelsea players react to beating Swansea

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Leaders Chelsea stroll as Fabregas marks milestone

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London (AFP) – Cesc Fabregas marked his 300th Premier League appearance with the opening goal in Chelsea’s 3-1 victory over Swansea as the runaway leaders moved 11 points clear at the top on Saturday.

Fabregas’s first half goal was cancelled out by an equaliser from Fernando Llorente on the stroke of half time at Stamford Bridge, but second half goals from Pedro and Diego Costa sealed a comfortable win.

Chelsea go 11 points clear, Leicester into bottom three

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London (AFP) – Chelsea surged 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League as Pedro inspired a 3-1 win over Swansea, while Leicester’s gloom deepened as the troubled champions plunged into the relegation zone on Saturday.

Antonio Conte’s leaders won for the 17th time in their last 20 league games to push them a step closer to the title.

Chelsea go 11 points clear, Leicester into bottom three

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London (AFP) – Chelsea surged 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League as Pedro inspired a 3-1 win over Swansea, while Leicester’s gloom deepened as the troubled champions plunged into the relegation zone on Saturday.

Antonio Conte’s leaders won for the 17th time in their last 20 league games to push them a step closer to the title.

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Confirmed Team News: Chelsea vs Swansea lineups

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Chelsea team to play Swansea Chelsea team v Swansea: Courtois; Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Cahill (c); Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso; Pedro, Diego...

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Video: Antonio Conte previews Chelsea vs Swansea

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Swansea’s Dyer out for season with Achilles injury

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London (AFP) – Swansea winger Nathan Dyer will miss the rest of the season after rupturing the Achilles tendon in his left ankle, the Premier League club announced Monday.

Dyer suffered the injury during Welsh club Swansea’s 2-0 win at home to champions Leicester on Sunday, limping off after just seven minutes at the Liberty Stadium.

Leicester slump ‘unbelievable’, says Ranieri

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Claudio Ranieri acknowledged Leicester City cannot continue haemorrhaging defeats after Sunday’s 2-0 loss at Swansea City left the Premier League champions one point above the relegation zone.

Swansea defenders Alfie Mawson and Martin Olsson struck in the first half at the Liberty Stadium to condemn Leicester to a fifth successive defeat and 14th of the campaign in total.

Premier League: Paul Clement Named January Manager Of The Month After Dragging Swansea Out Of Drop Zone (Photo)

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Paul Clement has been named Premier League 'Manager of the Month' for January in his very first month in charge at Swansea City.

Having taken over on 3rd Januarywith Swansea bottom of the league, Clement produced three wins from his first five games to end the month one point outside the relegation zone.

Guardiola says Swansea can’t be taken lightly

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Pep Guardiola has warned his Manchester City stars Swansea City could provide them with one of their hardest games over the remainder of the Premier League season.

The relegation-threatened Welsh club have recorded back-to-back league wins under new manager Paul Clement, including an eye-catching 3-2 victory against City's title rivals Liverpool at Anfield.

Guardiola says Swansea can’t be taken lightly

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Pep Guardiola has warned his Manchester City stars Swansea City could provide them with one of their hardest games over the remainder of the Premier League season.

The relegation-threatened Welsh club have recorded back-to-back league wins under new manager Paul Clement, including an eye-catching 3-2 victory against City's title rivals Liverpool at Anfield.

Sigurdsson continues Swansea revival against Southampton

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) A goal from Icelandic star Gylfi Sigurdsson secured Swansea a crucial 2-1 win over Southampton on Tuesday the first time they have won two successive Premier League games this term.

Sigurdsson's goal restored the hosts lead after Ireland international Shane Long had levelled following Alfie Mawson's opener.

Sigurdsson continues Swansea revival against Southampton

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) A goal from Icelandic star Gylfi Sigurdsson secured Swansea a crucial 2-1 win over Southampton on Tuesday the first time they have won two successive Premier League games this term.

Sigurdsson's goal restored the hosts lead after Ireland international Shane Long had levelled following Alfie Mawson's opener.

Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp Demands Liverpool Stop Conceding Silly Goals

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Liverpool players were forced to sit through a defence clinic after being bullied in the box by Swansea during Saturday's 3-2 home defeat.

Jurgen Klopp dedicated a healthy portion of his team's Sunday debrief at Melwood to point out glaring defensive deficiencies.

The manager admitted that he is worried by his leaky defence ahead of the EFL Cup semi-final second leg against Southampton, which they trail 1-0.

Visualized: Liverpool 2-3 Swansea

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Tigers Tamed: Hull Relegated After 4-0 Mauling At Selhurst Park (Video)

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After just one season back in the top-flight, Hull City were relegated on Sunday courtesy of an embarrassing 4-0 defeat at the hands of Crystal Palace.

After seeing Swansea beat Sunderland on Saturday, the Tigers needed to beat Palace, themselves still in danger of the drop, in order to keep their survival hopes alive.

CONFIRMED LINE-UP: United vs Swansea – Mata on the bench

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De Gea, Young, Bailly, Blind, Shaw; Carrick, Herrera, Lingard, Rooney, Martial; Rashford.

Subs: Romero, Mkhitaryan, Valencia, Darmian, Tuanzebe, McTominay, Mata.

Striker explains why transfer to Chelsea fell through last month

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