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  • Date:24 Feb 2013
  • Kick-off:16:00
  • Venue:Wembley Stadium
  • Attendance:82,597
  • Dyer (15) Michu (39)
    Dyer (47) de Guzman - pen (58)
    de Guzman (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

90:42 +0.42

Leon Britton takes a shot. A goal is scored by Jonathan de Guzman from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bradford 0-5 Swansea.Assist by Angel Rangel.

90:28 +0.28

Miguel Michu takes a shot. Save by Jon McLaughlin.

88:19

Dwight Tiendalli concedes a free kick for a foul on Zavon Hines. Nathan Doyle takes the free kick.

86:45

Carl McHugh takes a shot. Gerhard Tremmel makes a save.

86:32

Gary Jones takes a shot. Garry Monk gets a block in.

85:38

Corner taken right-footed by Gary Jones from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Ashley Williams.

85:07

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Hanson by Garry Monk. Free kick taken by Nathan Doyle.

83:30

Dwight Tiendalli replaces Ben Davies.

82:57

The ball is swung over by Wayne Routledge.

79:54

The official flags Ashley Williams offside. Free kick taken by Jon McLaughlin.

79:11

Wayne Routledge decides to take the corner short.

76:57

Roland Lamah is brought on as a substitute for Nathan Dyer. Corner taken short by Jonathan de Guzman.

72:43

Zavon Hines replaces Garry Thompson.

72:06

Shot from just outside the box by Nathan Dyer goes over the bar.

71:33

Short corner taken by Jonathan de Guzman.

69:37

Ashley Williams takes a shot. Save by Jon McLaughlin.

68:58

Jonathan de Guzman takes a short corner.

66:03

Miguel Michu takes a shot. Blocked by Andrew Davies.

64:51

Wayne Routledge produces a cross, save by Jon McLaughlin.

61:48

(Swansea) makes a substitution, with Garry Monk coming on for Sung-Yeung Ki.

60:00

Effort from the edge of the area by Miguel Michu goes wide of the left-hand upright.

55:32

Matt Duke challenges Jonathan de Guzman unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Red card for Matt Duke. (Bradford) makes a substitution, with Jon McLaughlin coming on for Nahki Wells. Jonathan de Guzman scores a placed penalty. Bradford 0-4 Swansea.

53:43

Will Atkinson takes a shot. Blocked by Pablo Hernandez.

53:16

Handball by Ben Davies. Nathan Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

47:00

A goal is scored by Nathan Dyer from deep inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Bradford 0-3 Swansea.Wayne Routledge provided the assist for the goal.

46:14

Unfair challenge on Ashley Williams by James Hanson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Leon Britton.

45:32

Unfair challenge on Pablo Hernandez by Stephen Darby results in a free kick. Gerhard Tremmel takes the indirect free kick.

45:01

Curtis Good goes off and Andrew Davies comes on.

43:07

Sung-Yeung Ki takes a shot. Save by Matt Duke.

42:22

Wayne Routledge takes a shot. Save made by Matt Duke. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jonathan de Guzman from the right by-line, clearance made by Curtis Good.

39:39

Goal scored by Miguel Michu from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bradford 0-2 Swansea.Pablo Hernandez provided the assist for the goal.

37:12

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nahki Wells by Sung-Yeung Ki. Booking for Sung-Yeung Ki for unsporting behaviour. Gary Jones takes the free kick.

32:06

Ben Davies produces a cross, clearance by Carl McHugh.

30:26

Leon Britton has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the goal.

29:57

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jonathan de Guzman, Carl McHugh manages to make a clearance.

29:29

Wayne Routledge sends in a cross, clearance by Rory McArdle.

27:06

The referee blows for offside against Garry Thompson. Free kick taken by Sung-Yeung Ki.

26:39

Angel Rangel challenges Curtis Good unfairly and gives away a free kick. Matt Duke takes the free kick.

23:38

Jonathan de Guzman crosses the ball.

23:03

Outswinging corner taken by Jonathan de Guzman, clearance made by Rory McArdle.

22:49

Angel Rangel sends in a cross, Curtis Good manages to make a clearance.

15:15

Miguel Michu takes a shot. Save made by Matt Duke. Goal scored by Nathan Dyer from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bradford 0-1 Swansea.Assist by Miguel Michu.

15:02

The ball is swung over by Garry Thompson, clearance made by Sung-Yeung Ki.

13:25

Angel Rangel delivers the ball, Headed effort on goal by Ben Davies from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

10:49

Curtis Good produces a cross, clearance made by Ashley Williams.

9:34

Angel Rangel delivers the ball, save by Matt Duke.

6:12

The referee blows for offside against Wayne Routledge. Free kick taken by Matt Duke.

3:01

Wayne Routledge delivers the ball.

1:56

The ball is sent over by Ben Davies, clearance made by Rory McArdle.

1:05

Nathan Dyer crosses the ball, clearance made by Carl McHugh. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jonathan de Guzman played to the near post, clearance by Carl McHugh.

Match Preview

Parkinson fully focused on cup glory Bradford manager Phil Parkinson has broken with convention by claiming he would take a cup triumph over league success. Parkinson's task at the start of the season was to execute a rebuilding exercise that would begin the process of restoring Bradford to their former status as a Premier League club. As that experience almost killed the club first time round, no-one was expecting a repeat to be a quick process. Yet Bradford's present position of 11th in League Two would be a source of satisfaction for no-one had it not been for a quite extraordinary Capital One Cup run, which reaches its climax against Swansea at Wembley on Sunday. So far, Parkinson's side have claimed three Premier League scalps in Wigan, Arsenal and Aston Villa. And while some may prefer to talk about the bread and butter of weekly league combat, the 45-year-old from Chorley has his sights firmly set on the record books. "All along the league has been our priority. I cannot hide away from that," he said. "But we are in the final at Wembley and have a chance of getting into Europe. "So I can honestly say now, if we had the choice of two things, it would have to be winning the cup. "We are a League Two team. We have created history by getting this far. It would be truly amazing if we could pull it off." Rory McArdle could be in contention. The 25-year-old, who hurt his ankle at Fleetwood nearly three weeks ago, returned to training earlier this week as he continues to try and push himself back into the squad in time. Should McArdle pass a late fitness test he is still likely to face competition from the fit-again Andrew Davies, plus fellow centre-backs Michael Nelson and Carl McHugh. Zavon Hines is pushing for a place on the wing despite not featuring in City's previous two league games. Michael Laudrup has revealed how the genius of Johan Cruyff has helped him put Swansea on the brink of winning their first major piece of silverware. The Dane will lead the Swans out at Wembley having enjoyed a fantastic first season as manager at the Liberty Stadium, building on the foundations laid by Roberto Martinez, Paulo Sousa and Brendan Rodgers before him. The south Wales club sit in the top half of the Premier League table, and have beaten Arsenal and Chelsea among others this season. Their performances have seen Laudrup linked with Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester City, and he is set to discuss an extension to his Swansea contract. Laudrup places his managerial abilities down to learning from the greats he played under, and there were none as influential as the man in charge when he helped Barcelona win their first European Cup at Wembley in 1992: Cruyff. "On the pitch everyone knows my five years with Cruyff in Barcelona were great years, there are a lot of things from the training I did with him that I am using now," he said. "There are also elements from Giovanni Trapattoni while I was in Italy and (former Denmark boss) Sepp Piontek. "Those are the three I mention when people ask who had the most influence on my career - so we have a German, an Italian and a Dutchman who was from the school of 'Total Football' and was one of the top five players ever. "They were three very different personalities, and three very different ways of seeing the game, but they had a big impact on me." Defender Chico Flores has had to admit defeat in his battle to return to fitness in time for the match. The Spaniard has failed to recover from the ruptured ankle ligaments he suffered against QPR, so Kyle Bartley or club captain Garry Monk will slot in alongside Ashley Williams. Gerhard Tremmel will start in goal, while Michu, Wayne Routledge and Angel Rangel will also return after being rested for the thumping defeat at Liverpool last weekend.

Formation:442Manager: Phil Parkinson

Bradford

Formation: 451Manager: Michael Laudrup

Swansea

  • Matt Duke
  • Stephen Darby
  • Carl McHugh
  • Rory McArdle
  • Curtis Good
  • Will Atkinson
  • Gary Jones
  • Nathan Doyle
  • Garry Thompson
  • Nahki Wells
  • James Hanson
  • SUBS
  • Jon McLaughlin
  • Ricky Ravenhill
  • Andrew Davies
  • Kyel Reid
  • Alan Connell
  • Zavon Hines
  • Blair Turgott

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