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Defeat for Swansea despite two goals at Goodison

Everton's Romelu Lukaku scores their second goal of the game Credit: PA

A first half goal from Wilfried Bony and another on the 90th minute from Ashley Williams were not enough for Swansea City as their second trip to Goodison Park this season ended in defeat.

Garry Monk's men were knocked out of the FA Cup at the same venue last month and it was Everton who once again took the win.

Bony's first half goal put the Swans back into contention after Leighton Baines put the home side ahead with a penalty in the 20th minute.

But second half goals from Romelu Lukaku and Ross Barkley sealed the win for Roberto Martinez's team, before Williams secured a consolation goal for the Welsh side.

Swansea make three changes on return trip to Everton


Good afternoon from Goodison Park for #Swans v @everton. Team news coming up in just under five minutes!


#SWANS team v @everton: Vorm, Rangel, Chico, Williams (C), Davies, Britton, Canas, Hernandez, Dyer, Routledge, Bony.


#SWANS subs v @everton: Tremmel, Amat, Taylor, de Guzman, Shelvey, Michu, Lamah.

Swansea City have made three changes to their starting line-up from the one which lost to West Brom last weekend.

Chico, Dyer and Hernandez come in for Amat, De Guzman and Lamah.

It's the Swans' second trip to Goodison Park this season, after they were knocked out of the FA Cup at the same venue last month.


Swansea City make repeat trip to Everton after Cup exit

Everton knocked Swansea City out of the FA Cup last month Credit: PA

Swansea City will be looking for points against Everton today, after a home defeat to fellow strugglers West Brom last weekend pulled them deeper into relegation trouble.

It's the Swans' second trip to Goodison Park this season, after they were knocked out of the FA Cup in a 3-1 defeat last month.

Boss Gary Monk says he'll be taking an almost fully fit squad, which could be a much needed boost to their trip.

Swansea are looking nervously over their shoulders. At the moment, they're ahead of 18th placed Sunderland but their cup exploits mean they have three matches in hand.

The form of the Swans doesn’t offer any confidence for fans with two wins in 15 Premier League games – and just one in five since Garry Monk was appointed interim manager in February.

Full time: Swansea City 1-2 West Brom

West Brom came from behind to beat Swansea City, and confirm that Garry Monk's side are very much in a relegation dogfight.

Youssouf Mulumbu's goal secured all three points for West Brom. Credit: PA

Roland Lamah put Swansea ahead after two minutes, but West Brom fought back in the second half through Stephane Sessegnon and Youssouf Mulumbu.

Swansea are just four points above the relegation zone.


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