skip to content
Luke Moore comes on in place of Nathan Dyer.
Danny Graham finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Swansea 3-1 Bolton.The assist for the goal came from Angel Rangel.
Danny Graham takes a shot. Clearance made by Paul Robinson.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Danny Graham. Paul Robinson delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from own half, David Wheater gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Garry Monk. Caution for Mark Gower. Michel Vorm takes the direct free kick.
The official flags Danny Graham offside. Free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.
Short corner taken by Mark Gower from the right by-line.
Scott Sinclair produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
Nathan Dyer takes a shot. Save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.
Scott Sinclair takes a shot.
Angel Rangel challenges Chris Eagles unfairly and gives away a free kick. Angel Rangel goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Paul Robinson from left wing.
Joe Allen fouled by Gretar Rafn Steinsson, the ref awards a free kick. Neil Taylor takes the free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Mark Gower from the right by-line, Gary Cahill manages to make a clearance. Mark Gower challenges Gael Kakuta unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gary Cahill takes the free kick.
Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Angel Rangel goes wide of the left-hand post.
Scott Sinclair is caught offside. Darren Pratley goes off and Gael Kakuta comes on. David Ngog goes off and Ivan Klasnic comes on. Free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.
Danny Graham puts the ball into his own net. Swansea 2-1 Bolton.Chris Eagles provided the assist for the goal.
Effort from inside the area by Joe Allen misses to the left of the target.
Mark Davies concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Allen. The referee shows Mark Davies a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Mark Gower.
Mark Gower fouled by Chris Eagles, the ref awards a free kick. Leon Britton takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Chris Eagles by Angel Rangel results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Chris Eagles, save by Michel Vorm.
David Ngog fouled by Ashley Williams, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Chris Eagles from right channel, Garry Monk manages to make a clearance.
Danny Graham takes a shot.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Gower, Gary Cahill makes a clearance.
David Ngog concedes a free kick for a foul on Ashley Williams. Garry Monk takes the free kick.
Shot by Scott Sinclair from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Penalty awarded for a foul by Darren Pratley on Angel Rangel. Scott Sinclair scores a placed penalty. Swansea 2-0 Bolton.Assist by Angel Rangel.
Short corner taken by Mark Gower from the left by-line.
Scott Sinclair takes a shot. Jussi Jaaskelainen makes a save.
The referee blows for offside. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the free kick.
Angel Rangel takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Davies.
Paul Robinson is brought on as a substitute for Martin Petrov. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Gower.
Leon Britton concedes a free kick for a foul on David Ngog. Booking for Leon Britton. Martin Petrov crosses the ball, Headed effort on goal by Gary Cahill from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.
Joe Allen grabs a goal from just inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Swansea 1-0 Bolton.Assist on the goal came from Mark Gower.
Unfair challenge on Nathan Dyer by Ricardo Gardner results in a free kick. Ricardo Gardner is sent off. Mark Gower takes the direct free kick.
Danny Graham produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Neil Taylor. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the free kick.
Nathan Dyer fouled by Ricardo Gardner, the ref awards a free kick. The referee shows Ricardo Gardner a yellow card. Garry Monk takes the direct free kick.
David Ngog has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leon Britton by Nigel Reo-Coker. Direct free kick taken by Garry Monk.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Darren Pratley on Nathan Dyer. Booking for Darren Pratley for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Mark Gower.
Ashley Williams gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Eagles. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Martin Petrov.
Effort on goal by Darren Pratley from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.
Scott Sinclair takes a shot. Blocked by David Wheater.
The referee blows for offside against David Ngog. Free kick taken by Michel Vorm.
Outswinging corner taken by Martin Petrov, Garry Monk manages to make a clearance.
Corner from left by-line taken by Mark Gower. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Davies by Nathan Dyer. Free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.
Nathan Dyer produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Mark Gower.
Danny Graham is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jussi Jaaskelainen restarts play with the free kick.
Mark Gower takes a shot. Jussi Jaaskelainen makes a comfortable save.
Nigel Reo-Coker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Sinclair. Free kick taken by Mark Gower.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark Davies on Scott Sinclair. Leon Britton takes the free kick.
Darren Pratley takes a shot. Save by Michel Vorm.
Nigel Reo-Coker handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Garry Monk takes the direct free kick.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Mark Gower.
Neil Taylor has a curled shot. Ricardo Gardner manages to make a clearance.
Outswinging corner taken by Chris Eagles from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Mark Gower.
David Ngog takes a shot. Save by Michel Vorm.
Foul by David Ngog on Garry Monk, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Garry Monk.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Ngog by Ashley Williams. The ball is delivered by Gretar Rafn Steinsson, Gary Cahill takes a shot. Save by Michel Vorm.
Mark Gower produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.
Mark Gower takes the outswinging corner, David Ngog makes a clearance.
Foul by David Ngog on Garry Monk, free kick awarded. Garry Monk takes the free kick.
Mark Gower takes the outswinging corner, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary Cahill by Danny Graham. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the free kick.
Nathan Dyer takes a shot. David Wheater gets a block in.
Ricardo Gardner produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
Time to move on - Taylor
Defender Neil Taylor insists Swansea will not suffer any hangover from their Molineux disappointment when they face Bolton at the Liberty Stadium.
Brendan Rodgers' side had looked on course for a first Barclays Premier League away win against Wolves last weekend, but lost a 2-0 lead in the final six minutes to end up taking only a point from their meeting with Mick McCarthy's side.
But they have the chance to bounce back and continue their excellent home record as Owen Coyle's struggling Wanderers head to south Wales.
And left-back Taylor, 22, says the hosts are ready to put on another impressive showing.
Taylor said: "Last week almost felt like a loss if we are honest. It was one where we lost two points instead of gaining one.
"But we have moved on from it, when you sit back and reflect on it and watch the video for 80-odd minutes we were very good.
"After defeat at Norwich it was a massive improvement, and it had to be because the performance at Norwich wasn't good enough.
"When you step back and look at things it was a really good performance away from home and it's something we can build on. We are back on home turf this week and hopefully we can do well this week.
"The gaffer did not have to tell anyone anything after the game. We were all sat there and knew that what happened wasn't good enough."
Rodgers is likely to name an unchanged side for the match.
Midfielder Kemy Agustien is back in training following a hamstring problem but the Liberty Stadium contest comes too soon for the Dutchman, while defender Steven Caulker is targeting next month's meeting with Manchester United for his return from a knee injury.
Bolton manager Coyle has backed Darren Pratley to go on a goalscoring run once the midfielder opens his Wanderers account. And he hopes that will be against former club Swansea.
Pratley was frequently on the scoresheet for his old employers, but has not found the net in 12 appearances since joining the Trotters in the summer.
Coyle believes the 26-year-old's first Bolton goal is getting nearer and that when it arrives, plenty more will follow.
Asked if Pratley was delivering what Coyle had hoped to get from him, the manager said: "I think for the most part, yes, but we know there is more to come from him, because one thing he has always been is a real goal threat from the middle of the park.
"It will come for him. He has been doing terrifically with the energy and quality he is bringing.
"He could have had two or three goals against Sunderland (a 2-0 loss last weekend) and on another day he will.
"He has got to keep banging on the door and it will fly wide open for him - when it does, those goals will go in."
Pratley spent five seasons with Swansea, during which time they won promotion to the Championship and then in May this year, to the Barclays Premier League.
He is set to play against the Swans for the first time when Bolton travel to the Liberty Stadium and Coyle feels Pratley deserves a warm welcome from the Welsh outfit's supporters.
"Darren was outstanding for Swansea - the goals he scored, the energy he brought, the performances he gave," Coyle said.
"He loved every second of his time there, but players move on and he came to Bolton Wanderers.
"I'd be very hopeful that the Swansea fans will give him the reception he deserves, given what he brought to the football club over many years and the huge contribution he made in helping them get to the Premier League."
Bolton defender Dedryck Boyata has been ruled out of the clash.
Boyata, who is on loan from Manchester City, has been nursing an ankle problem sustained in the league game against Sunderland last weekend and is now facing six weeks on the sidelines with the injury. He has returned to parent club City for treatment.
Second-half showing sees Swans soar
Swansea maintained their unbeaten Premier League home record as three second-half goals gave them a 3-1 win over 10-man Bolton at the Liberty Stadium.
The game was turned decisively in the hosts' favour early in the second half as Bolton had Ricardo Gardner sent off after collecting a second booking and Joe Allen gave Swansea the lead from the resulting free-kick.
Scott Sinclair got the second as he converted his third spot-kick of the season in the 57th minute after Darren Pratley, formerly of Swansea, had fouled Angel Rangel in the area.
Bolton were given a lifeline when Swansea conceded at home for the first time this term as Graham put through his own net, but the club record signing redeemed himself by slotting his fourth goal in four games in added time as Swansea claimed a vital three points ahead of upcoming fixtures against Liverpool and Manchester United.
Bolton had defended obdurately during the opening half, and came close to taking a first-half lead through David Ngog, but this defeat will only increase the pressure on manager Owen Coyle with his side ensconced in the relegation zone.
Swansea had made a typically fluent opening but became frustrated by a well-organised visiting defence as the half wore on.
They came close to an opener when Sinclair just failed to get a touch on Nathan Dyer's inviting ball across the box, while Mark Gower sliced a volley wide following assured build-up between Neil Taylor, Sinclair and Allen.
Gardner had dragged an early effort well wide at the other end after Dyer had been robbed by Mark Davies.
And it was Bolton who had the best effort of the opening 45 minutes as Ngog's smart turn and volley forced Michel Vorm to acrobatically tip the ball over the bar.
But Swansea received a huge boost within four minutes of the restart as they took the lead moments after Bolton were reduced to 10 men.
Graham had come within inches of finding the opener as he shot wide from a Sinclair pass before the game was turned on its head.
Gardner was dismissed after he picked up a second booking for a cynical tug on Dyer, and from the resulting free-kick Allen was afforded far too much room by Gary Cahill and Gretar Steinsson to shoot low into Jaaskelainen's bottom right-hand corner.
Dyer almost added a second after 50 minutes as he jinked his way into the box to force Jaaskelainen to block with his legs.
Coyle withdrew Martin Petrov to bring on Paul Robinson as a defensive reinforcement but it made little difference as Jaaskelainen was again called into action to parry an angled Sinclair drive behind.
But the resulting corner saw Pratley bring down Rangel and concede a penalty, which Sinclair planted into the right-hand corner for a 2-0 lead after 57 minutes.
Sinclair then shot just wide of the post with Bolton in disarray before Graham headed onto the bar with Jaaskelainen rooted to the spot.
But Wanderers were then given an unlikely avenue back into the game as Graham's attempt to block a Chris Eagles shot only succeeded in deflecting the ball beyond Vorm and into the net.
Sinclair had a great chance to seal the win with eight minutes left but could only hit the bar after being picked out by Dyer's intelligent cutback.
Coyle threw skipper Cahill up front for the final minutes but he had little impact and Graham wrapped up the win in injury time as he was given the freedom of the Bolton half to race clear and beat Jaaskelainen.
© 2004 - 2015 football.co.uk