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FINAL SCORE: Swansea City 4-1 Aston Villa. Thanks for joining us.
90+3'
 
Bony puts the icing on the cake, slotting it into the corner.
Aston Villa Yellow card

Swansea

Aston Villa

90+2'
Good ball from Davies to Emnes who is brought down by Baker. Yellow card and a penalty!
Aston Villa Yellow card

Swansea

Aston Villa

90+1'
 
Shelvey feeds Emnes and he is brought down by Baker. Another yellow card as the game ends badly for Villa.
90'
 
Holt caught offside. We have four added minutes as Villa fans leave the stadium.
89'
 
A second yellow of the game for Albrighton for a clumsy challenge on Davies.
Aston Villa Yellow card

Swansea

Aston Villa

88'
A foul in the box and Swansea ease the pressure with a free kick in the box. Time almost up for Villa.
Swansea City Substitution
87'
 
Swansea sub: Emnes on for Routledge.
86'
Cross from Albrighton almost catches Vorm unawares and he’s forced to touch it over.
85'
The ball sits up nicely for Bony and it’s a half chance but he skews it wide of goal.
84'
Aston Villa have lost their last three away from home, for the first time since Sept-Oct 2012. Aston Villa have not lost four away matches in a row since a run of five, Dec 2006-Feb 2007.
83'
Another terrific strike from Shelvey and Guzan has to get down well to keep it out. Shelvey and Lowton then clash and Mark Clattenberg has words, no more.
Swansea City Substitution
82'
 
Swansea sub: Fulton on for de Guzman.
81'
Free kick to Swansea for a challenge by Westwood on de Guzman. Another chance.
80'
Dangerous from Lowton after a great passage of Villa play. It falls to Albrighton but his curled effort is comfortably wide.
79'
Now Amat goes down clutching the back of his head. He’s up and okay. Time running out for Villa.
78'
Pablo Hernandez has scored his first PL home goal since Feb 2013. Four of his five PL goals have come at home.
Swansea City Yellow card

Swansea

Aston Villa

Swansea City Substitution
77'
 
Indeed Rangel does have to make way for Neil Taylor.
76'
Villa force a corner. Rangel looks to be struggling with his groin but is back off his feet. Foul by Holt on the keeper.
75'
Grant Holt has scored three goals in four Barclays Premier League games against Swansea; against no side has he scored more in the competition.
Aston Villa Substitution
74'
 
Villa sub: Holt on for El Ahmadi.
73'
That could well be the goal that guarantees Swnasea safety and will keep Villa sweating for at least another game.
Swansea City Goal

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72'
 
GOAL Swansea! And it’s Pablo Hernandez who has time to have a touch from Shelvey’s cross, size it up and rifle in the roof of the net.
71'
Challenge from Agbonlahor on Vorm and the keeper keeps it out of the net. Wouldn’t have stood had he been bundled in! Swansea force a corner, Villa clear.
70'
The game becoming a little more stretched now in a half of few chances.
69'
Dangerous cross from Hernandez right across the face of goal and Westwood scrambles clear.
68'
Not a bad first cross from Robinson, catching Westwood unawares. Could have done better.
67'
So an adventurous substitution from Villa with Albrighton staying put and Weimann making way. Just over 20 minutes to make it work.
Aston Villa Substitution
66'
 
Villa sub: Weimann off for Robinson.
65'
Extra instructions going out to Fabian Delph. Perhaps Albrighton about to make way.
64'
Callum Robinson warming up and preparing to come on for Villa.
63'
Fulham are now 2-0 up against Hull so as it stands, they are just two points behind Villa and out of the drop zone.
62'
Neither team looking comfortable defensively. Would be surprised if there were not more goals in this one.
61'
Shelvey swings in a cross, Bony goes down in the hope of a penalty but nothing doing. Routledge squares for de Guzman and he really should score but plants his shot wide.
60'
Shelvey goes for goal and Guzan has to get down quickly to shovel behind.
59'
POSSESSION: Swansea 48%-52% Villa
58'
Another Ben Davies corner. Williams heads back across goal but Guzan claims. No chances as yet this half.
57'
Dangerous cross from Routledge, Vlaar happy to concede the corner.
56'
Shelvey feeds Davies and his firm cross is clutched by Guzan.
55'
Challenge from Lowton on Bony. He gets a talking to from Mark Clattenberg. No card.
54'
Patient play from Villa. Bertrand’s cross almost falls to Albrighton. Swansea clear.

5 - Jonjo Shelvey's last five Premier League goals have been scored from outside the box. Range.

52'
Davies takes but Vlaar clears well. All Swansea early in this second half. Cross from Routledge claimed by Guzan.
51'
De Guzman onside but settles for the corner rather than the cross.
50'
Tricky ball in from Shelvey and Delph slices clear for a corner.
49'
Lovely flick from Routledge for de Guzman but a perfectly timed tackle from Bker.
48'
Dangerous run and cross from Agbonlahor and Davies with the vital header away
47'
The ball is bobbling all over the place and Amat can’t quite get it out from under his feet to lob into the danger area. Bright start from Swansea.
46'
Shelvey nips in behind the Villa defence and wins Swansea an early corner.
Aston Villa Substitution
45+1'
Swansea playing out the half, passing it around.
45'
 
Villa sub: Lowton on for Bacuna.
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We’re back underway here at the Liberty Stadium. Villa will want something from this to ease their relegation worries.
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HALF TIME: Swansea City 2 Aston Villa 1
45'
Two added minutes here.
44'
El Ahmadi brought down on the edge of the box. Good late chance for Villa. Albrighton takes, Bony clears for a corner.
43'
Hernandez again loses his footing. Another good position wasted and he will need to change his boots at half time.
42'
ATTEMPTS: Swansea 3-7 Villa
41'
Delph goes for the spectacular but it’s always rising over the bar.
40'
POSSESSION: Swansea 43% - 57% Villa
39'
Half time approaching and Paul Lambert will feel hard done b his side is behind. Very even game.
38'
Weimann shoots for goal just outside the box and Vorm struggles to hold a swerving, slippery ball before regathering it.
37'
De Guzman puts Villa under pressure but the visitors clear the danger.
36'
Hernandez into the box and he slips twice before Villa eventually clear.
35'
Just too much on Routledge’s pass for Bony. The striker again getting himself between the Villa defenders.
33'
Bony engineers a shot that Guzan saves and regathers just before de Guzman can pounce.
32'
Shelvey has not scored more Lge goals in a single season (than the six he has netted this term) for one side in his career – he also scored six for Blackpool in the Championship in 2011/12.
31'
Williams under pressure from Albrighton but well shepherded out for a goal kick.
30'
Barely time to draw breath here. The sun has now come out and the rain abated.
29'
Shelvey has scored his sixth PL goal for Swansea – this is the fourth of those which has been the third goal of the game. The other two were opening goals.
28'
Now Villa come straight back and Albrighton wins a dangerous free kick. Cracking match
27'
Another poor cross from Albrighton, out for a throw. Been a mixed start.
26'
 
GOAL Swansea! And it’s Jonjo Swansea with a wonderful first touch and volley by the centre circle. Goal of the season contender, perfectly executed.
Swansea City Goal

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25'
Swansea force successive corners, Guzan again doing well to fist clear then claim. Interesting match now.
24'
Swansea force a corner and Guzan is there to punch clear. He then tips over from Williams’ back header.
23'
Since the Swansea goal, Villa have been on top and deserve that equaliser.
22'
That’s Agbonlahor’s first goal in 12 games and he has scored at home and away against Swansea.
Aston Villa Goal

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21'
 
GOAL Aston Villa! And it’s Agbonlahor who slots home from Albrighton’s cross.
20'
After his great cross, it’s a bad pass from Albrighton meant for El Ahmadi. Out for a goal kick.
19'
Teasing ball from Weimann just too high from Agbonlahor. Nice idea. Shot from Albrighton deflected just wide for a corner!
18'
Really poor ball from Shelvey over the top and straight out for a Villa goal kick.

5 - Wilfried Bony has scored five goals in his last seven Premier League appearances. Beast.

16'
A decent ball in from Albrighton but it skims out for a goal kick. No goals in 11 games for Agbonlahor.
15'
Swansea have already been caught offside on three occasions. Showing attacking intent. Bacuna fouled by Rangel. Free kick Villa in a dangerous area.
14'
Albrighton plays an early ball towards Agbonlahor but it’s a great interception by Ashley Williams. Villa nearly in.
13'
Swansea have now scored 48 goals this season, their best ever in an entire PL season.
12'
Swansea have only lost two of the last 33 games where they have gone ahead.
11'
Great start from the home side and that should settle the nerves. No emotion from Garry Monk.
10'
 
GOAL Swansea! Shelvey feeds Bony straight through the middle and he slots past Guzan.
Swansea City Goal

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9'
Bacuna takes but it’s straight into the wall. Chance wasted as Delph is forced backwards. Rain still lashing down.
8'
Agbonlahor brought down by Amat and Villa have a dangerous free kick.
7'
A touching moment in the sixth minute as Swansea fans applaud former player and number six Ferrie Bodde who is suffering pneumonia.
6'
Lovely turn by de Guzman but the conditions hamper him as he slips over. Could be one of those days.
5'
Good vision from Westwood but El Ahmadi can’t quite get on the end of it.
4'
An early warning for Villa from Bony, who is on fine form. Rain teaming down here in Wales so conditions not ideal.
3'
Bony goes up with Guzan and wins the ball but Villa have enough bodies back to help out and Guzan has it again.
2'
Paul Lambert setting out 4-3-3 with plenty of pace up front. Routledge draws an early foul.
1'
Villa with more to lose here today, only five points above the drop zone.
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We’re underway here at The Liberty Stadium with Aston Villa kicking off. Mark Clattenberg is today’s referee.
14.55
Five minutes to kick-off here. Match odds: Swansea 7-10, Villa 21-4, draw 11-4.
14.50
All three Villa trips to Wales in the Premier League have ended as draws; with two of those finishing 0-0.
14.45
Wilfried Bony has now netted 13 Barclays Premier League goals this season, eight more than any other Swansea player.
14:35
Villa have gone three hours and 20 minutes without scoring a Premier League goal, and their lack of a good striker will hurt them again today in all likelihood. They have won just one of the eight Premier League games that Christian Benteke has missed this season, netting only six goals in the process.
14:30
TEAMS - Aston Villa: Guzan, Bacuna, Vlaar, Baker, Bertrand, Albrighton, Westwood, Delph, El Ahmadi, Agbonlahor, Weimann. Subs: Steer, Sylla, Tonev, Lowton, Clark, Holt, Robinson. //// Swansea: Vorm, Rangel, Amat, Williams (C), Davies, Britton, Shelvey, de Guzman, Hernandez, Routledge, Bony. Subs: Tremmel, Bartley, Taylor, Fulton, Emnes, Dyer, Vazquez.
14:25
Garry Monk was equally cautious: "Villa are a young side who are very energetic, and we can't take anything for granted. It's going to be a really tough game for us, and I have been stressing to the players this week that there is still work to do for us this season."
14:20
Both sides have been pulled into the relegation battle over the last few weeks, but Paul Lambert claims that won't affect his Villa men's mindset: "They won't be nervous. That won't come into it. You give them the belief that they will go and win, and I know we have a goal threat. I know we have that attacking threat. We know we're up against a good side in Swansea but we will go with the confidence to win."
14:15
Welcome to our LIVE coverage of Swansea City's match against Aston Villa at the Liberty Stadium.

Starting Line-ups

Swansea City
Aston Villa
    • Vorm
    • Davies
    • 6
      Williams
    • 2
      Amat
    • 22
      Rangel
    • 8
      Shelvey
    • 7
      Britton
    • 15
      Routledge
    • de Guzmán
    • 11
      Pablo Hernández
    • Bony
Team Manager:  Garry Monk
    • Albrighton
    • 11
      Agbonlahor
    • Weimann
    • El Ahmadi
    • 15
      Westwood
    • Delph
    • 7
      Bacuna
    • 4
      Vlaar
    • 2
      Baker
    • Bertrand
    • 1
      Guzan
Team Manager:  Tim Sherwood
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
M. VormDFP
0 2 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
J. AmatDFP
0 0 0 0 5 0 2 0 1 0 0 90
A. WilliamsDFP
0 0 0 2 12 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
B. DaviesDFP
0 0 0 1 7 5 1 2 0 0 0 90
A. RangelDFP
0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 77
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
L. BrittonDFP
0 0 0 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
J. ShelveyDFP
1 2 3 42 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 90
Pablo HernándezDFP
1 0 2 28 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 90
W. RoutledgeDFP
0 0 0 33 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 88
J. de GuzmánDFP
0 0 0 32 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 83
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
W. BonyDFP
2 0 3 29 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 90
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
B. GuzanDFP
0 4 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
N. BakerDFP
0 0 0 0 9 0 4 1 1 0 0 90
R. VlaarDFP
0 0 0 2 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
R. BertrandDFP
0 0 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 90
L. BacunaDFP
0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 45
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
A. WestwoodDFP
0 0 1 49 2 1 2 2 1 0 0 90
F. DelphDFP
0 0 0 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
K. El AhmadiDFP
0 0 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 75
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
M. AlbrightonDFP
0 1 0 39 0 5 2 1 1 0 0 90
G. AgbonlahorDFP
1 0 1 32 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 90
A. WeimannDFP
0 0 1 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67
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