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90' + 1'
J. Fulton
L. Britton
80'
C. Brannagan
J. Ibe
77'
M. Škrtel
Yellow Card
74'
Àngel Rangel
Yellow Card
73'
K. Naughton
J. Montero
67'
A. Ayew
Goal
65'
S. Ojo
Assist
65'
C. Benteke
Goal
46'
Lucas Leiva
Chirivella
46'
C. Benteke
Philippe Coutinho
41'
J. Cork
Yellow Card
39'
N. Clyne
Yellow Card
33'
J. Cork
Goal
27'
B. Smith
Yellow Card
20'
A. Ayew
Goal
20'
G. Sigurðsson
Assist
2
2
3
1

Stats

Possession
% %
4
3
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 9 3
Total Passes 480 533

Commentary

The referee brings things to a close, with Swansea running out comfortable 3-1 winners to confirm their status as a Premier League club for another year. Apart from a 15 minute spell which included a slight Liverpool improvement, the home side were far superior, dominating playing with way more hunger than their visitors. Klopp's men were guilty of so many individual errors and some didn't look overly interested. They'll need to raise their game massively on Thursday.
90' + 4' FULL-TIME!
90' + 3' Shouts of "ole" are coming from the Swansea fans now, as they casually knock the ball around with victory almost secured.
J. Fulton
L. Britton
Swansea City
90' + 1' A late change now, as Britton gets a standing ovation and is replaced by Fulton.
90' There will be four minutes added on here.
88' Good play by Swansea! Sigurdsson gets the ball inside from Routledge and gets a shot away from 25 yards, sending it just past the post. Ayew was unmarked just to his left, though, and he lets the Iceland star know about that in no uncertain terms.
86' Can Swansea make this even more comfortable? Liverpool haven't really offered anything since Ayew's second goal and the hosts and still getting plenty of men forward.
84' Good effort from Sigurdsson, as the midfielder charges forward after picking up the ball in the left channel and goes for goal from 30 yards, but Ward makes the stop.
82' Things look like they are starting to peter out a little here. Swansea remain on the front foot, though, generally dictating possession.
C. Brannagan
J. Ibe
Liverpool
80' Another Liverpool change now. Ibe, who has been utterly anonymous, makes way and is replaced by Brannagan.
79' LIVERPOOL SURVIVE! The resulting corner is clipped into the area and appears to strike the hand of Sturridge, but the referee ignores the protests. The ball then drops kindly for Rangel, but his emphatic strike goes agonisingly wide of the top-right corner.
M. Škrtel
Yellow Card
Liverpool
77' Another booking, this time for Skrtel as he cynically blocks off Routledge out wide. The resulting free-kick is swiftly knocked behind for a corner.
76' RED CARD! Swansea clear the Liverpool corner and Naughton pounces, knocking the ball over Smith and drawing a clumsy tackle. Roger East trudges over and shows the young left-back a second yellow card and a subsequent red.
Àngel Rangel
Yellow Card
Swansea City
74' Cynical from Rangel, as he is beaten for pace by Ojo so he opts to pull him back and bring him down. Out comes the yellow card.
K. Naughton
J. Montero
Swansea City
73' Here comes a Swansea switch, as Naughton comes on for Montero, who has been excellent. 
71' More pressure from the home side, as Ayew robs Ojo and races forward up the right. Eventually Routledge attempts to cross but his delivery is blocked by Smith.
69' Brilliant response by Swansea. They had been quite poor since the break, sitting back and allowing Liverpool a lifeline, but as soon as the visitors appeared to claw their way back into it they hit them with a suckerpunch.
A. Ayew
Goal
Swansea City
67' GOAL!!!! SWANSEA REPLY INSTANTLY! Montero causes havoc on the left and digs a cross into the centre. Ojo can't get a clearance in and finds himself outmuscled by Ayew, who then squeezes the ball inside the left-hand post. 
S. Ojo
Assist
Liverpool
65' A good delivery from the corner by Ojo, as he drops it right in the centre and lays it on a plate for Benteke.
C. Benteke
Goal
Liverpool
65' GOAL!!!! LIVERPOOL PULL ONE BACK! After a pause for Fabianski to get medical attention, Ojo's corner delivery is decent and Benteke manages to lose Sigurdsson, heading into the bottom-right corner. Game on!
63' Better from the visitors, as Clyne gets forward from right-back and plays a good give-and-go with Sturridge, but Rangel sees out the danger and collides with Fabianski in the process. Corner to Liverpool.
61' Liverpool may be seeing more of the ball, but it is all so slow and lacking invention. They've no creativity in the final third, with Ibe being kept quiet and the service to Benteke really poor.
59' More moaning from Benteke, as the Belgian again feels as though he is fouled at the corner, but in truth most of the players in the area were tussling with each other.
58' SWANSEA SURVIVE! Ojo clips a decent delivery into the area and Benteke claims for a penalty following a nudge from Rangel, with Britton rather nonchalantly knocking the ball just past the post. That wasn't far from going in!
57' Clyne takes the corner but the delivey is poor, not getting past the first man, with Routledge heading clear. What a waste.
56' Good defending from Rangel, as the experienced right-back tracks Ojo and then blocks the winger's attempted cross. Liverpool win a corner, though.
54' Liverpool are seeing a bit more of the ball at the start of the second half, but Lovren almost gifts Swansea a great chances as his pass to Smith is well underhit. Routledge races on to it but then slips, much to the relief of the visitors.
52' This is a problem for Swansea. Ayew appeared to take a bit of a kick from Lovren and he has gone down. Liverpool eventually put the ball out of play to allow him to get medical attention.
50' Another misplaced pass from Liverpool, as Sturridge drops deep to collect the ball and then slices it straight out of play.
48' Klopp will be hoping that the introduction of Lucas in place of Chirivella adds a little more stability in midfield. That was their biggest problem in the first half.
Lucas Leiva
Chirivella
Liverpool
46' And the second change sees Lucas come in for Chirivella, who endured a tough Premier League debut.
C. Benteke
Philippe Coutinho
Liverpool
46' We are back under way for the second half. Liverpool have made changes at the break, with Benteke replacing Coutinho as the first.
The referee brings the first half to a close, seemingly putting Liverpool out of their misery. The much-changed visitors have been extremely poor so far today, with Swansea running them ragged at times. They may have two goals thanks to Ayew and the brilliant Cork, but in truth it could quite easily have been four were it not for the efforts of Ward between the posts. Expect changes from Klopp at the break.
45' + 1' HALF-TIME!
45' Well, that won't cause too many problems for Swansea! Sturridge steps up to the free-kick and skews it horribly wide of the mark. That was pretty terrible. 
44' Maybe one last chance here before the break for Liverpool, as Coutinho tricks his way past Britton about 25 yards from goal and forces a foul from the midfielder.
43' Things are petering out a little here ahead of half-time, with Swansea sitting back a little more, inviting Liverpool forward. The atmosphere has gone very quiet.
J. Cork
Yellow Card
Swansea City
41' Clever turn from Stewart, as his first-touch sees him completely beat Cork, who leaves a leg in and rather cynically brings him down. Out comes the yellow card again.
N. Clyne
Yellow Card
Liverpool
39' Montero is causing all sorts of problems today. The rapid Ecuadorian cuts in from the left and surges past Clyne. The full-back keeps at his task but ultimately trips the winger from behind and gets booked.
37' JUST WIDE! Sturridge latches on to a pass played in behind Amat from Ojo and show great craft to produce a chipped effort from outside the area. His attempt has Fabianski scrambling, but luckily for the goalkeeper the ball bounces just past the post.
35' Swansea have been exceptional so far. Liverpool may well have an inexperienced side out, but you can only beat team in front of you and the home side are making light work of them at the moment.
J. Cork
Goal
Swansea City
33' GOAL!!! WHAT A STRIKE! Swansea double their lead and in some style! Cork outmuscles Coutinho in the middle and then strides forward. Space opens up on the edge of the area and the former Southampton man casually caresses a fine finish into the top-right corner from 25 yards.
31' Another Swansea chance! Chirivella is robbed by Montero in midfield and the Ecuadorian quickly gets the ball back again from Ayew. He races towards goal and gets a shot away, forcing a good stop from Ward.
30' Coutinho clips the corner delivery into the area and Skrtel manages to get a touch to it, but it is comfortably shepherded out by Swansea.
29' Corner for Liverpool now, as Sturridge gets on to a Coutinho pass into the area and Williams comes across to see out the danger. 
28' WHAT A MISS! Sigurdsson flashes a fine cross into the area from the free-kick and Amat is left with a simple finish from four yards out, but he somehow heads it over!
B. Smith
Yellow Card
Liverpool
27' Poor defending from Smith, as the youngster finds Routledge in behind him and he is forced to tug him back. Out comes the yellow card.
26' BIG SAVE! Brilliant play by Swansea. Montero picks out an intricate pass into the area for the advancing Taylor. The left-back latches on to it and cuts a decent ball back into the danger zone. Sigurdsson smashes it goalwards but Ward makes a crucial save.
24' Another good move from the away side. Clyne's cross is easily headed out, but Chirivella pounces. The Spaniard finds Coutinho, who in turn picks out Ibe. The winger beats Britton and gets the ball on to his left foot, shooting from 25 yards and forcing a straightforward save from Fabianski.
22' NO PENALTY! Liverpool are straight back on the front foot Coutinho dribbles his way into the area and gets past one tackle, before seemingly beating Amat and getting brought down. There was clear contact but no penalty given.
A. Ayew
Goal
Swansea City
20' GOAL!!! SWANSEA TAKE THE LEAD! Sigurdsson clips a fine corner delivery into the danger zone and Ayew rises to meet it, heading it past Ward after losing his man.
20' LIVERPOOL SURVIVE! Brillant counter from the home side, as Montero finds Cork in the centre and they charge forward. The midfielder picks out Routledge in a central position and his first touch is a clever flick into the path of Ayew. The Ghana star looks destined to net but Lovren makes a crucial block. Corner.
G. Sigurðsson
Assist
Swansea City
20' Assist Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson
19' The initial free-kick doesn't cause Liverpool too much bother, but the visitors don't clear their lines very well and Swansea remain on the front foot. Cork manages to get just inside the area, he shifts on to his right foot and then tries a clever flick to feed the overlapping Montero, but it is just cut out.
17' Free-kick now to Swansea, as Ayew receives a ball into feet and Skrtel barges into him from behind. This is a decent position to create something, with Sigurdsson standing over it about 35 yards from goal.
15' ANOTHER CHANCE! Swansea are ramping up the pressure here. Another individual error, this time from Sturridge, and the hosts burst forward quickly. Montero jinks past a couple of challenges and then feeds Ayew. He rides Lovren's challenge and then smashes goalwards after the ball sat up nicely for him, but he slices a wild effort well over.
13' LIVERPOOL ESCAPE! Britton plays a good ball into Ayew on the edge of the area and he knocks it down for Sigurdsson. The Iceland star hits it first-time and forces a stop from Ward. The visitors then mess things up again as Coutinho is caught in possession in a dangerous area, but Smith sees out the danger by knocking a cross out of play.
11' More good play by the visitors on the left flank. This time it is Ibe doing the damage, squeezing a cross into the danger zone and Sturridge manages to steer it towards goal, but it goes wide.
10' Good play by Ojo, as the winger pops up in the middle, glides across the pitch and feeds Smith. The left-back does well to get a low cross into the area, but it is easily cleared by Amat.
9' The referee is forced into giving his first lecture to a Liverpool player, as Smith goes in hard on Routledge out wide. The left-back insists he got the ball, but it was a pretty wild tackle.
7' Liverpool try to play their way through Swansea, as Sturridge and Coutinho link up, but Williams steps out brilliantly and tackles the England international. 
5' It's Swansea dictating the early play here, as they get the ball forward quickly, but this time it falls apart when Britton clips the ball into the final third for Ayew, only for it to sail harmlessly through to Ward.
3' The first genuine attack of the match sees Swansea rob Liverpool of possession in the centre, as Cork cuts out a misplaced pass from Chirivella. They work it forward quickly and Montero clips it into the area. Ayew brings it down and tries to get a shot away but it is well blocked.
1' Off we go! Liverpool get us started in Wales.
The players are now out on the pitch ahead of kick-off, with a minute's applause for the 96 who died in the Hillsborough disaster following the recent verdict and justice handed out 27 years on.
It is certainly an inexperienced side Klopp has chosen today, evidence of his focus really being on the Europa League and the prize of Champions League qualification for the victors. Their opponents today don't have to make such wholesale changes, though they have very little left to play for this season, as they sit on 40 points, that fabled benchmark for Premier League survival. They've had a pretty unspectacular season, however, and consecutive defeats in their last two games which have seen them concede seven times without reply will likely have their coach Francesco Guidolin after an improvement today. And considering how unfamiliar this Liverpool side is, you'd expect them to give it a good go.
Daniel Ward comes in for Simon Mignolet between the posts, while at left-back Brad Smith gets his second start of the season. The deep midfield duo will be Kevin Stewart and Spanish 18-year-old Pedro Chirivella, a highly rated Premier League debutant. Seyi Ojo will be one of the three supporting the returning Daniel Sturrdige, with Jordon Ibe and Philippe Coutinho also in the side. Their main man today will likely be playing with something of a point to prove, having been left out of the team in Spain on Thursday.
It will come as little surprise to most to see a host of changes in the Liverpool side today. Jurgen Klopp's men's exertions in the Europa League on Thursday see them still with a great chance of winning the competition after losing just 1-0 in Villarreal, with the return leg next week. Their coach clearly has his sights fixed firmly on the Europa League and has made a total of eight changes to his team for today, with several youngsters getting a run out.
Liverpool subs: Mignolet, Lucas, Brannagan, Teixeira, Lallana, Benteke.
Liverpool starting XI (4-2-3-1): Ward; Clyne, Lovren, Skrtel, Smith; Chirivella, Stewart; Ibe, Coutinho, Ojo; Sturridge.
Swansea subs: Nordfeldt, Naughton, Fernandez, Ki, Fulton, Barrow, Gomis.
TEAM NEWS: Swansea City starting XI (4-2-3-1): Fabianski; Rangel, Amat, Williams, Taylor; Britton, Cork; Routledge, Sigurdsson, Montero; Ayew.
Hello and welcome to the LIVE coverage of the Premier League clash between Swansea City and Liverpool. I will be describing all of the action for you today, as these two sides go head-to-head at the Liberty Stadium, with the visitors hoping to keep the pressure on West Ham United and Manchester United.
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