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Swansea City 3-0 Newcastle United

Nathan Dyer celebrates scoring

Swansea ended Newcastle's four-game winning streak and recorded their second home win of the season with an impressive display.

The Swans took the lead just before the break when substitute Nathan Dyer volleyed in at the far post.

It was 2-0 when Mathieu Debuchy put the ball into his own net after Tim Krul had saved Jonjo Shelvey's effort.

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Swansea needed win - Laudrup

Shelvey finally earned a well-deserved goal when he curled in a brilliant strike from 25 yards.

The former Liverpool player was outstanding in midfield as Michael Laudrup's side dominated possession against the in-form Magpies.

The victory moves the Welsh club to 11th, while their opponents slip one place down the table having occupied sixth going into the match.

Alan Pardew's men now face a trip to Manchester United, another team who saw their long unbeaten run come to an end on Wednesday.

The visitors made a great start to the match and had created the best chance prior to Dyer's strike.

That opportunity fell to France striker Loic Remy - on a run of eight goals in nine league games - but his header was brilliantly saved low to his left by Michel Vorm.

Swansea, unlike the Magpies, were without their top scorers, Wilfried Bony and Michu, who are still injured.

And Laudrup was left with fewer options when Alvaro Vasquez limped off with what appeared to be a groin injury.

The Spaniard, on loan from Getafe, had earlier gone close with a powerful angled drive that missed the Newcastle upright by no more than a foot. His replacement Dyer fared much better just before half-time.

Alejandro Pozuelo, who was also one of Swansea best performers, delivered a cross from the left that was tipped over by Krul to the corner of the six-yard area. Positioned there was the former Southampton player, who steadied himself before volleying into the Magpies net.

Swansea went close again shortly after the break when the energetic Shelvey launched a low drive that flew just inches wide of the Newcastle post.

They eventually doubled their lead - and the England international was heavily involved.

This time he picked up the ball and raced into the area only to see his shot parried by Krul. However, the ball struck covering defender Debuchy and bounced into the empty net.

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew

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Swansea 3-0 Newcastle: Pardew regrets "blatant" penalty

A brave headed clearance by Newcastle substitute Massadio Haidara prevented Chico Flores from heading in a third, but the Swans were not to be denied moments later.

And appropriately, the final word went to Shelvey, who capped off a superb night for the Swans fans with a wonderful strike from outside the area that Krul could not keep out.

As for Newcastle, they barely threatened in the second half. However, they will look back at an incident with the scores at 1-0 when Remy's goalbound strike struck Ben Davies' arm - appeals followed, but they were dismissed by referee Howard Webb.

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew on the Davies handball:

"I'm still waiting for an explanation.

"The ball was going in the net and he [Davies] stuck an arm out. All our players have reacted. From the second they went up and scored. I'm aggrieved about the decisions.

"In all honesty though Swansea played terrific and we weren't good enough to cope at times. In the second half we pushed and when you push you need decisions to got your way - we've had two decisions go against us."

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Line-ups

Swansea

  • 1Vorm
  • 19Tiendalli
  • 33Davies
  • 20De Guzmán
  • 4Chico
  • 6Williams
  • 24PozueloSubstituted forRoutledgeat 84'minutes
  • 21Cañas
  • 26AlvaroSubstituted forDyerat 29'minutes
  • 8Shelvey
  • 11HernándezSubstituted forLamahat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Amat
  • 3Taylor
  • 7Britton
  • 12Dyer
  • 14Lamah
  • 15Routledge
  • 25Tremmel

Newcastle

  • 1Krul
  • 26DebuchyBooked at 58mins
  • 3SantonSubstituted forHaidaraat 56'minutesBooked at 86mins
  • 24Tioté
  • 6WilliamsonSubstituted forYanga-Mbiwaat 77'minutes
  • 2Coloccini
  • 7Sissoko
  • 4Cabaye
  • 14Remy
  • 23AmeobiSubstituted forObertanat 67'minutes
  • 11Gouffran

Substitutes

  • 8Anita
  • 13Yanga-Mbiwa
  • 19Haidara
  • 21Elliot
  • 25Obertan
  • 28Ameobi
  • 36Dummett
Referee:
Howard Webb
Attendance:
20,457

Match Stats

Home TeamSwanseaAway TeamNewcastle
Possession
Home65%
Away35%
Shots
Home13
Away14
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away1
Fouls
Home4
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Swansea City 3, Newcastle United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Swansea City 3, Newcastle United 0.
Roland Lamah (Swansea City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Massadio Haidara (Newcastle United).
Corner, Swansea City. Conceded by Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa.

Booking

Massadio Haidara (Newcastle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Nathan Dyer (Swansea City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Massadio Haidara (Newcastle United).

Substitution

Substitution, Swansea City. Wayne Routledge replaces Álex Pozuelo.
Hand ball by Jonathan De Guzmán (Swansea City).

Goal!

Goal! Swansea City 3, Newcastle United 0. Jonjo Shelvey (Swansea City) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Jonathan De Guzmán.

Substitution

Substitution, Newcastle United. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa replaces Michael Williamson.
Corner, Swansea City. Conceded by Massadio Haidara.
Attempt saved. Jonjo Shelvey (Swansea City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.
Attempt missed. Jonjo Shelvey (Swansea City) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Nathan Dyer.
Attempt missed. Chico (Swansea City) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Jonathan De Guzmán with a cross following a corner.
Corner, Swansea City. Conceded by Fabricio Coloccini.

Substitution

Substitution, Swansea City. Roland Lamah replaces Pablo Hernández.
Corner, Swansea City. Conceded by Michael Williamson.

Substitution

Substitution, Newcastle United. Gabriel Obertan replaces Shola Ameobi.

Goal!

Own Goal by Mathieu Debuchy, Newcastle United. Swansea City 2, Newcastle United 0.
Attempt blocked. Shola Ameobi (Newcastle United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
Corner, Swansea City. Conceded by Massadio Haidara.

Booking

Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Pablo Hernández (Swansea City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle United).
Attempt blocked. Loïc Remy (Newcastle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Yoan Gouffran with a cross.
Foul by Nathan Dyer (Swansea City).
Fabricio Coloccini (Newcastle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Newcastle United. Massadio Haidara replaces Davide Santon.
Attempt missed. Loïc Remy (Newcastle United) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Yohan Cabaye with a cross following a corner.
Corner, Newcastle United. Conceded by Ashley Williams.
Offside, Swansea City. Pablo Hernández tries a through ball, but Dwight Tiendalli is caught offside.
Attempt missed. Jonjo Shelvey (Swansea City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Pablo Hernández.
Attempt saved. Shola Ameobi (Newcastle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Attempt blocked. Yohan Cabaye (Newcastle United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt saved. Nathan Dyer (Swansea City) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Jonathan De Guzmán with a cross.
Dwight Tiendalli (Swansea City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Cheick Tioté (Newcastle United).

Second Half

Second Half begins Swansea City 1, Newcastle United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Swansea City 1, Newcastle United 0.

Goal!

Goal! Swansea City 1, Newcastle United 0. Nathan Dyer (Swansea City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner following a set piece situation.
Jonathan De Guzmán (Swansea City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Loïc Remy (Newcastle United).
Jonathan De Guzmán (Swansea City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Yohan Cabaye (Newcastle United).
Attempt missed. Cheick Tioté (Newcastle United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Attempt blocked. Yohan Cabaye (Newcastle United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt blocked. Loïc Remy (Newcastle United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
Foul by Ashley Williams (Swansea City).
Shola Ameobi (Newcastle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Attempt blocked. Nathan Dyer (Swansea City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Nathan Dyer (Swansea City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Fabricio Coloccini (Newcastle United).
Pablo Hernández (Swansea City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Cheick Tioté (Newcastle United).
Attempt missed. Yohan Cabaye (Newcastle United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
Foul by Jonathan De Guzmán (Swansea City).
Shola Ameobi (Newcastle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Loïc Remy (Newcastle United) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.
Attempt blocked. Shola Ameobi (Newcastle United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Yoan Gouffran with a headed pass.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Arsenal1411121934
2Chelsea149321430
3Man City149142628
4Liverpool148331327
5Everton14761927
6Tottenham14734-224
7Newcastle14725-223
8Southampton14644522
9Man Utd14644422
10Aston Villa14545019
11Swansea14536118
12Hull14527-617
13West Brom14365-215
14Stoke14356-614
15Cardiff14356-914
16Norwich14428-1614
17West Ham14347-313
18Fulham143110-1410
19Crystal Palace143110-1410
20Sunderland142210-178
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