urnley 0-2 Swansea

10 January 2009 07:27
">Jason Scotland struck twice as Swansea ended a run of eight successive draws by beating 10-man Burnley at Turf Moor.Scotland put the Swans in front from the penalty spot on 34 minutes after being man-handled by Michael Duff, who was given a straight red card.And with four minutes remaining the Trinidad & Tobago striker got his 11th goal of the season, converting Mark Gower's pass from close range.Chris McCann had Burnley's best chance as they struggled to get into the game.Burnley manager Owen Coyle: "The penalty was a big moment in the game and it was a hard one to take, we have been on the end of some harsh decisions."We have played a lot of games, but it is too easy to look for excuses."We had a couple of half-chances for an equaliser, but the second goal was poor defending."Swansea manager Roberto Martinez: "It's great to get a win in such a difficult place. Burnley are in the middle of a fantastic season and it's credit to Swansea City to get a good result here.



emp_load.getEmpEmbeddedParams("emp_7822530");"Jason is a magic player. When he is on top of his game he is someone who people will pay to watch him."It's great to see him enjoy his football because that means goals and goals win games."Burnley: Jensen, Alexander, Duff, Caldwell, Jordan, Eagles, Elliott, Gudjonsson (MacDonald 86), McCann, Blake (Thompson 56), Paterson. Subs Not Used: Penny, Carlisle, Mahon.Sent Off: Duff (35).Booked: Elliott.Swansea: De Vries, Rangel, Williams, Tate, Monk, Britton, Gomez (Pintado 87), Pratley, Gower, Scotland, Allen (Dyer 64). Subs Not Used: Konstantopoulos, Butler, Serran.Booked: Britton.Goals: Scotland 35 pen, 86.Att: 13,740Ref: Michael Oliver (Northumberland).

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