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Tim Oscroft

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    Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    It's all over, the spoils are shared.

  2. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Ayew tries one last despairing run but Distin blocks his way.

  3. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    We have four minutes being added on, Swansea mount another attack but a foul give the away side precious seconds to waste a t a free kick.


    Sean McDonald replaces Harry Arter.

  5. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Bournemouth attack again, claiming a corner but Andre Marriner waves their protests away.

  6. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    A touch of pinball in the Swansea area, ending with Dan Gosling hooking  his shot over the bar.


    Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Gylfi Sigurdsson clearly pulls back Harry Arter, then it all gets a bit heated between the two sides. Jonjo Shelvey is also booked for a strong challenge in the follow-up that irked the away side.


    Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Josh King is replaced by Glenn Murray, delaying a Swansea corner just a touch.

  9. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    This is better from Swansea, with Gylfi Sigurdsson and Bafetimbi Gomis combining to allow Jonjo Shelvey a shot that the England midfielder fires over the bar.

  10. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Jefferson Montero is making a difference down the left wing, stabbing in a low cross that Adam Federici has to powerfully punch away.


    Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Matt Ritchie is off for Bournemouth, Adam Smith is on. Eddie Howe shoring up the defence in search of a much-needed point?

  12. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Jefferson Montero tries to outfox Matt Ritchie with a step-over on the touchline. Embarrassingly, he tries one too many and the ball rolls over the line and out. Not one for the end-of-season DVD extras.

  13. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    A rare concerted attack wins Swansea a corner - their first since the break. However Shelvey's delivery is too high for Williams allowing the Cherries defence to get the ball away.

  14. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Dafydd Pritchard

    BBC Sport Wales at the Liberty Stadium

    "Two of last season's leading stars, Gylfi Sigurdsson and Jefferson Montero, are on. How manager Garry Monk must be praying they can rediscover their old lustre."

  15. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    But Bournemouth are not giving the hosts any respite, with Cook shooting over from just outside the box. 

    They then win a corner, but Ritchie's effort is cleared by Fabianski.


    Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Eder is off, and Gomis is on to a warm ovation. Will Swansea capitalize on their three fresh pairs of legs?


    Ashley Williams blocks and brings down Kyle Bartley to earn a yellow card. Bafetimbi Gomis is getting ready to come on for the hosts.


    Swansea bring off Wayne Routledge and Leon Britton, bringing on Jefferson Montero and Gylfi Sigurdsson

  19. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Swansea finally get a shot in on goal, but Ayew's stabbed attempt takes a deflection and rolls slowly to Federici.

  20. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Ki chips forward towards Jonjo Shelvey, but the attempt is a touch heavy and Adam Federici collects. Swansea are still yet to threaten since the break.

  21. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Neat passing and moving from Bournemouth in the Swansea half nearly tees up Dan Gosling, but a Swansea foot gets in the way to ease the pressure. There's no let-up from the visitors at the moment.

  22. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Bournemouth have a spell of pressure but cannot make it count. Swansea have yet to really give the away defence much to think about in this half.

  23. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Close! Bournemouth's corner is flicked back across his own goal by Eder. It lands with Steve Cook drilling a shot through a crowd and past the far post - it only needed a slight touch from somewhere.

  24. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Subs from both sides are warming up, and the game could do with an injection of urgency from somewhere.

  25. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Fabianski comes out of his box to get to a long through-ball, calmly passing it past a red and black shirt to his skipper Williams.

  26. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Patient build-up from Bournemouth, then Matt Ritchie tries to make it to a short pass from Stanislas but he slides out of play over the by-line in vain - helped by a greasy surface that is only getting wetter as the rain pours down.

  27. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    It's been a quiet start to the half, broken by a long-range shot from Harry Arter that lacks venom. Lucasz Fabianski is right behind it to make a simple save.


    Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Clumsy fouls by Eder and Routledge on either flank give Bournemouth free kicks, but Junior Stanislas is booked for flying in and catching Ayew late.

  29. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    It's fairly quiet off the pitch, a touch of tension is in the air as is more than a touch of rain. Neither side have threatened the other penalty area so far this half.

  30. KICK-OFF

    Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    The effects of that controversial penalty linger on with referee Andre Marriner booed by a section of the home support.

    But we're under way, and Ashley Williams is still out there.

  31. Cheeky...

    Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Backheeled goals are always filed under 'cheeky' or 'sublime', it seems, and Andre Ayew's effort is no different.

    Andre Ayew scores backheel
  32. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Swansea's Wayne Routledge has struggled to make an impact down the right flank (see the left of the graphic), but by comparison Bournemouth's Matt Ritchie (right) is much more involved.

    Comparison graphic

    Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Gripping stuff as we get to the break. Home captain Ashley Williams looks like he might be struggling, we'll see if he emerges for the second 45 minutes.

  34. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    A poor clearance from Fabianski gives the visitors a slight opening, but after winning a corner a rattled-looking home defence get the ball away.

  35. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Bournemouth playing keep-ball as the half winds down, after losing a two-goal lead they look content to get inside to regroup.

    There will be three minutes of injury time.

  36. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    It's poor from Matt Ritchie, he drills it low to the edge of the box but Andre Ayew clears with some ease.

  37. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    That's 18 goals conceded on the road by the Cherries so far this season. But they win their first corner of the match to ask a question late in the half.

  38. Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Danny Mills

    Former England defender on Final Score

    "It was definitely a penalty. He clips the players leg. It's accidental but it doesn't matter, it's still a foul."

  39. GOAL

    Swansea 2-2 Bournemouth

    Jonjo Shelvey drills it to the left of Federici and equalises!

    But the goal is mired in controversy - Bournemouth players are convinced Ayew tripped over his own feet and not those of Simon Francis, and replays suggest they might have a case.

    Jonjo Shelvey

    Swansea 1-2 Bournemouth

    Andre Ayew hits the deck, Andre Marriner points to the spot!

  41. Swansea 1-2 Bournemouth

    Eddie Howe is looking the more concerned of the two managers right now, despite his side's lead, with the home side on the front foot.

  42. Swansea 1-2 Bournemouth

    Dafydd Pritchard

    BBC Sport Wales at the Liberty Stadium

    The mood has oscillated wildly in the last few minutes at the Liberty Stadium.

    Boos rang around the ground as Dan Gosling fired Bournemouth into a two-goal lead and seemed to turn Swansea’s fans against their team.

    But almost immediately those jeers were replaced by roars of encouragement as Andre Ayew halved the Swans’ deficit with a cheeky backheel.

    Garry Monk’s future may be on the line today, and this first half will not have eased his nerves.

  43. Onside or offside?

    Swansea 1-2 Bournemouth


    Danny Mills on Final Score thinks Andre Ayew (10) was offside, Garth Crooks, disagrees. Either way, it is game on.

    Remember you can watch Final Score at the top of this page or on BBC Red Button.

  44. Post update

    Swansea 1-2 Bournemouth

    Danny Mills

    Former England defender on Final Score

    "It's difficult to see but I think Swansea’s goal could be offside. It’s on the borderline, for me. 

    "For Bournemouth's second it was a brilliant finish, very cool. The 'keeper had no chance. There were three attackers on six defenders but they stood off and nobody took control. Dan Gosling just bent one into the top corner."

  45. Swansea 1-2 Bournemouth

    Simon Francis does wonderfully to block a Ki shot with his body - but was that handball as it squeezed away off the Cherries defender? Much better from the home side.


    Swansea 1-2 Bournemouth

    Matt Ritchie hauls down Ayew and is booked. It's a lot livelier from the hosts now, on and off the pitch.

  47. GOAL

    Swansea 1-2 Bournemouth

    Andre Ayew pulls one back!

    Around a minute after the second Bournemouth goal, and Ayew displays a deft touch to backheel the ball past a befuddled Adam Federici. 

    Game on, folks!

    Andre Ayew
  48. GOAL

    Swansea 0-2 Bournemouth

    Dan Gosling doubles the lead!

    Matt Ritchie's cross is delayed and Gosling times his run to perfection to curl the ball home from 10 yards.

    Dan Gosling scores Bournemouth's second goal
  49. Swansea 0-1 Bournemouth

    Cook looks groggy, and Josh King has been stretching his hamstring - could the goalscorer be going off? Cook is back on and well enough to continue.

  50. Swansea 0-1 Bournemouth

    Still little threat from Swansea, Bournemouth are knocking it around with confidence. But the game stops as Steve Cook goes down with a head injury after clashing with team-mate Sylvain Distin - Cook needs treatment after a hefty collision.


    Swansea 0-1 Bournemouth

    Junior Stanislas drills the ball home from inside the area but the flag is up for offside. The home side are being forced into a succession of mistakes and are allowing the visitors to keep the pressure up.

  52. Post update

    Swansea 0-1 Bournemouth

    An escape for Swansea as Josh King latches onto a mistake by Leon Britton to go one on one with Lukasz Fabianski, but the goalkeeper does well to block and keep it at 0-1.

  53. Post update

    Swansea 0-1 Bournemouth

    Garth Crooks

    Former Spurs striker on Final Score

    "What Swansea cannot do now is start to feel sorry for themselves. It's still very early in the game, they have to believe in themselves and believe they can get back into the match."

  54. Post update

    Swansea 0-1 Bournemouth

    Danny Mills

    Former England defender on Final Score

    "I think it was Kyle Bartley who went to clear the ball and whacked it against his own defender. It's an individual error, and one like that can cost you the whole match. As a manager you just can't do anything about that."

  55. Swansea 0-1 Bournemouth

    The hosts are shaken but nearly hit back straight away, with Wayne Routledge swinging a shot across goal and wide of the far post. Eder then sees a close-range effort scrambled clear in a frantic phase in front of Bournemouth's goal.

  56. GOAL

    Swansea 0-1 Bournemouth

    Josh King scores!

    Junior Stanislas picks up a rebound from Ki Sung-yueng, crosses from the left and King has a simple tap-in from six yards out

    Joshua King scores for Bournemouth
  57. Swansea 0-0 Bournemouth

    Better from Swansea as Kyle Naughton harries Charlie Daniels into conceding a throw-in near his own area. Swansea cannot make anything of it and Bournemouth get the ball away.

  58. Swansea 0-0 Bournemouth

    Bournemouth have begun confidently, pressing around the edge of the home box until Andre Ayew gets back to block Josh King.

  59. Swansea 0-0 Bournemouth

    It's a noisy start off the pitch, with the home fans enthusiastically using the clackers given away by the club. But it is the visitors who are on the front foot, with Dan Gosling curling a 20-yard shot high and wide of the right-hand post.

  60. KICK-OFF

    Swansea 0-0 Bournemouth

    The game gets under way, with Ashley Williams getting into bother in his own area early on but Leon Britton scrambles the ball away.

  61. Post update

    Swansea v Bournemouth (15:00)

    A stirring rendition of La Marseillaise sees the players stand together, and now we are all set to start.

    Swansea and Bournemouth line up
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    Swansea v Bournemouth (15:00)

    The teams emerge into the wet and cold at the Liberty Stadium, and exchange handshakes ahead of the playing of La Marseillaise - the French national anthem - in tribute to those affected by the Paris attacks.

  63. Swansea's Paris tribute

    Swansea v Bournemouth (15:00)

    While the French national anthem - La Marseillaise - will be played at every Premier League game today, Swansea have paid their own tribute to those affected by the Paris attacks.

    The front cover of today's match programme shows French striker Bafetimbi Gomis holding his country's flag after scoring in January, his tribute to those killed when the Paris-based Charlie Hebdo magazine was attacked earlier this year.

    Swansea City matchday programme
  64. All set at the Liberty

    Swansea v Bournemouth (15:00)

  65. Change of fortunes?

    Swansea v Bournemouth (15:00 GMT)

    Bournemouth v Swansea
  66. 'The Premier League needs Monk and Howe'

    Swansea v Bournemouth (15:00 GMT)

    John Roder

    MOTD commentator at Liberty Stadium

    "Only one Premier League win since the end of August for Swansea and a solitary point for Bournemouth from their last six in the league - you can see why this is seen as a crucial fixture.

    "The Premier League needs young British managers like Monk and Howe. They won't be enjoying this challenging period in their career, but will be learning much from it."

  67. 'We won't change' - Howe

    Swansea v Bournemouth (15:00)

    It's not been a great few weeks for Bournemouth, but despite a run of four defeats in a row that has seen the Cherries slide into the relegation zone, boss Eddie Howe is planning to stick to his beliefs.

    "We are not going to change our ideals and our way of working and our way of playing for various reasons," he says.

    "For one, we have players who are very good technically and that have been used to working for three years with me, and to suddenly wake up one day and say we are going to change things totally wouldn't be beneficial."

    Eddie Howe
  68. 'Swans in bullish mood'

    Swansea v Bournemouth (15:00 GMT)

    Dafydd Pritchard

    BBC Sport Wales at the Liberty Stadium

    Having seen his Swansea side lose five of their last eight Premier League matches, Garry Monk is a manager under pressure.

    Ahead of today’s match against Bournemouth - with only one win in nine themselves - he gave a staunch rebuttal to reports he is facing the sack.

    That bullish spirit extends to today’s programme notes of chairman Huw Jenkins, who takes aim at “media articles trying to expose weaknesses and instability within our football club”.

    Jenkins adds: “We cannot just end up another run-of-the-mill Premier League club waiting for further investment to splash out on new players.

    “We have to be different; we must think differently - as we have done for many years. Then with a little luck we can slowly get ourselves back to the levels and expectations we demand from everyone.”

    Garry Monk Swansea manager
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    Swansea v Bournemouth (15:00)

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  70. Swans ring the changes

    Swansea v Bournemouth (15:00)

    Without further ado, here is today's team news.

    Swansea City manager Garry Monk makes four changes from the 1-0 defeat to Norwich, with Kyle Bartley, Leon Britton, Wayne Routledge and Eder replacing regular first-team players Federico Fernandez, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Jefferson Montero and Bafetimbi Gomis in a new-look side.

    Swansea XI: Fabianski; Naughton, Bartley, Williams, Taylor; Ki, Britton; Shelvey, Ayew, Routledge; Eder.

    Swansea team

    Bournemouth, meanwhile, switch just one from their 1-0 loss against Newcastle, with defender Adam Smith making way for Steve Cook.

    Bournemouth XI: Federici; Francis, Distin, Cook, Daniels; Stanislas, Surman, Arter, Gosling, Ritchie, King.

    Bournemouth team
  71. Post update

    Swansea v Bournemouth (15:00)

    Welcome to our live page for Swansea City v Bournemouth. We'll have text commentary here from 14:30 GMT. You can keep up to date with all the action from today's other Premier League games here.