Friendly: Bournemouth 3-1 Swansea XI

Matt Ritchie of Bournemouth holds off pressure from Stephen Kingsley of Swansea
Matt Ritchie of Bournemouth holds off pressure from Stephen Kingsley of Swansea

An inexperienced Swansea City XI lost their pre-season friendly at Bournemouth on Friday night.

Marc Pugh opened the scoring for the Cherries, heading home Simon Francis's teasing cross.

Forward Pugh added a second on half-time with a low shot from the edge of the area that found the bottom corner.

Brett Pitman added a third from the spot when Angel Rangel handled, but new Swans signing Jefferson Montero pulled one back with a deflected shot.

Montero and fellow Swansea senior Nathan Dyer had started on the wings, but the visitors had included Scott Tancock, Alex Samuel and Lee Lucas from the Under-21s squad.

Teams

Bournemouth: Benji Buchel, Simon Francis, Tommy Elphick (capt), Marc Pugh, Tokelo Rantie, Brett Pitman, Ian Harte, Shaun MacDonald, Matt Ritchie, Eunan O'Kane, Baily Cargill.

Subs: Sam Matthews, Jordan Holmes, Patrick O'Flaherty, Aly Coulibaly, Ben Whitfield, Harry Cornick, Jayden Stockley.

Swansea: Gerhard Tremmel, Angel Rangel (capt), Scott Tancock, Jazz Richards, Stephen Kingsley, Adam King, Lee Lucas, Nathan Dyer, Jefferson Montero, Josh Sheehan, Alex Samuel.

Subs: Lukasz Fabianski, Liam Shephard, Raheem Hanley, Henry Jones, Alex Bray.

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