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Brett Pitman has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.
Corner taken by Mark Gower from the right by-line to the near post, Louis Carey makes a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Mark Gower, clearance by Louis Carey.
The ball is crossed by Nathan Dyer, clearance by Liam Fontaine.
The ball is sent over by Scott Sinclair, Cole Skuse makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Mark Gower from the right by-line played to the near post, Shot by Scott Sinclair from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.
Cole Skuse replaces Jamie McAllister.
Outswinging corner taken by Mark Gower, Jamie McAllister makes a clearance.
Scott Sinclair takes a shot. Save by David James.
Short corner taken by Stephen Dobbie from the right by-line.
Mark Gower takes a shot. David James makes a save.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Lee Johnson, Angel Rangel makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Jamie McAllister, clearance by Angel Rangel.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Brett Pitman on Joe Allen. Free kick taken by Ashley Williams.
Brett Pitman is brought on as a substitute for Danny Haynes.
Centre by Mark Gower, Close range strike by Marvin Emnes goes over the bar.
Unfair challenge on Albert Adomah by Alan Tate results in a free kick. Alan Tate receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by David James.
Albert Adomah crosses the ball, clearance by Alan Tate.
The ball is sent over by Marvin Elliott, Ashley Williams manages to make a clearance.
Lee Johnson takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Garry Monk.
The ball is sent over by Albert Adomah, Ashley Williams manages to make a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Stephen Dobbie, Louis Carey makes a clearance.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Lee Johnson, Kalifa Cisse comes on in place of Jonathan Stead. Clearance by Garry Monk.
Albert Adomah takes a shot. Save made by Dorus De Vries.
Alan Tate takes a shot. Blocked by Jamie McAllister.
Mark Gower takes a inswinging corner.
Marvin Emnes takes a shot. Liam Fontaine gets a block in.
Danny Haynes fouled by Garry Monk, the ref awards a free kick. Stephen Dobbie comes on in place of Kemy Agustien. Jamie McAllister takes the free kick.
Centre by Nathan Dyer, clearance by Liam Fontaine.
Foul by Alan Tate on Albert Adomah, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Lee Johnson, clearance made by Garry Monk.
Jonathan Stead produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Alan Tate sends in a cross, David James manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Mark Gower.
Unfair challenge on Scott Sinclair by Steven Caulker results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Joe Allen.
Ashley Williams concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Haynes. Louis Carey takes the direct free kick.
Jamie McAllister gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathan Dyer. Free kick taken by Mark Gower.
The ball is swung over by Joe Allen, save by David James.
Liam Fontaine challenges Marvin Emnes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark Gower delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.
Marvin Emnes is flagged offside by the assistant referee. David James takes the direct free kick.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Lee Johnson.
Effort on goal by Joe Allen from long range goes over the crossbar.
Unfair challenge on Angel Rangel by Albert Adomah results in a free kick. Dorus De Vries takes the free kick.
Marvin Emnes is penalised for a handball. Jamie McAllister takes the free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Mark Gower to the near post, save by David James.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Andrea Orlandi, David James makes a clearance.
Joe Allen replaces Darren Pratley. Andrea Orlandi leaves the field to be replaced by Mark Gower.
Joe Allen comes on in place of Darren Pratley. Andrea Orlandi leaves the field to be replaced by Mark Gower.
Unfair challenge on Nathan Dyer by Jamal Campbell-Ryce results in a free kick. Jamal Campbell-Ryce is cautioned. Andrea Orlandi takes the direct free kick.
Effort from inside the six-yard box by Scott Sinclair goes wide right of the goal.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Marvin Emnes. Louis Carey takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Darren Pratley by Marvin Elliott results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Garry Monk.
The ball is delivered by Darren Pratley, clearance by Liam Fontaine.
The ball is crossed by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Alan Tate makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Marvin Elliott on Darren Pratley. Andrea Orlandi delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance made by Marvin Elliott.
Albert Adomah produces a cross.
Angel Rangel fouled by Steven Caulker, the ref awards a free kick. Garry Monk restarts play with the free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Louis Carey.
Outswinging corner taken by Andrea Orlandi from the left by-line, clearance by Marvin Elliott.
The ball is sent over by Angel Rangel, Liam Fontaine manages to make a clearance.
Albert Adomah sends in a cross, clearance made by Garry Monk.
Centre by Albert Adomah, Dorus De Vries makes a save.
Lee Johnson delivers the ball, clearance made by Angel Rangel.
Darren Pratley takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.
Marvin Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kemy Agustien. Free kick taken by Kemy Agustien.
Danny Haynes produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Fontaine on Marvin Emnes. Jamie McAllister is cautioned by the ref for dissent. Andrea Orlandi shoots direct from the free kick, save by David James.
Unfair challenge on Darren Pratley by Jamie McAllister results in a free kick. Andrea Orlandi delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing.
Darren Pratley produces a cross, clearance made by Steven Caulker.
Nathan Dyer fouled by Liam Fontaine, the ref awards a free kick. Nathan Dyer takes the direct free kick.
Jonathan Stead finds the net with a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Swansea 0-1 Bristol City.
The ball is sent over by Garry Monk, clearance by Liam Fontaine.
Marvin Emnes sends in a cross.
Albert Adomah delivers the ball, Ashley Williams manages to make a clearance.
The referee gets the game underway.
The players leave the pitch at half time.
The referee blows his whistle to start the second half.
The referee blows his whistle to end the game.
Pratley boost for Swans
Swansea midfielder Darren Pratley is back in contention for the visit of Bristol City following suspension.
Pratley missed last Sunday's derby win at Cardiff after reaching five yellow cards, but Mark Gower (hamstring) returned from a four-game absence and manager Brendan Rodgers must now decide whether to make any unforced changes.
Rodgers also has Kemy Agustien (knee) available after the Dutch midfielder returned to Sunday`s squad and came through unscathed after coming on as a substitute for the last eight minutes.
However, Marvin Emnes will play his last game for the Welshmen.
The Dutch striker, who has scored twice in four appearances for the Swans since arriving on loan from Middlesbrough last month, will not be allowed to appear against his parent club next weekend and will return to the Riverside.
Cole Skuse has been added to the Bristol City squad for the trip.
The midfielder returned to training towards the end of last week after almost a month out with a heel injury, but missed Saturday's draw against Preston after feeling some discomfort.
However, Skuse has since had an injection to cure the problem and will be available at the Liberty Stadium.
Defender Christian Ribeiro (groin) and striker Sam Vokes (hamstring) are set to miss out again.
Nicky Maynard, last season's topscorer, is on course to return around Christmas time after undergoing knee surgery at the start of the season.
City remain in the bottom three after picking up a point against North End at the weekend.
City in good Stead
Jon Stead's fifth-minute goal was enough to help Bristol City end Swansea's unbeaten home record and climb out of the npower Championship relegation zone with a 1-0 victory at the Liberty Stadium.
The former Blackburn forward was on hand to tuck home the only goal of the contest after Jamal Campbell-Ryce's shot had been blocked by Dorus De Vries.
Third-placed Swansea, unbeaten in seven league games before tonight, pushed for an equaliser and dominated possession but they lacked the craft to break down a well-organised Robins defence which left David James with little to do in goal, with the visitors extending their own unbeaten run to five games.
Swansea, buoyed by their derby win over Cardiff, were able to recall influential midfielder Darren Pratley to their starting XI as he returned from suspension and there was also a start for Kemy Agustien, while Bristol City restored Campbell-Ryce to their side after he missed the draw against Preston.
City made a bright start and Stead was not too far away from connecting with Albert Adomah's cross in the opening minute.
The Swans failed to heed that warning and another tricky Adomah run in the fifth minute teed up Campbell-Ryce, his shot was somehow kept out by De Vries, but it fell to Stead for the striker to slot home the first league goal Swansea had conceded in more than nine hours.
David James made a comfortable save from Andrea Orlandi's free-kick as Swansea dominated possession in their search for a rapid response and Pratley was off target with an ambitious effort from distance.
But the Welsh side were creating little and it took an excellent intervention from skipper Garry Monk to prevent Danny Haynes putting the Robins 2-0 up after more excellent work by the energetic Adomah.
Adomah's trickery was constantly troubling Swansea and a mistake from Alan Tate saw the winger hit the crossbar from an acute angle after Stead had played him in on the right side of the area in the 30th minute.
The Swans finally created a clear-cut chance in the 40th minute as Nathan Dyer slipped in Scott Sinclair on the edge of the area, the striker lifted his effort over the advancing James but wide of the post.
Swansea boss Brendan Rodgers withdrew Orlandi and Pratley at the break and replaced them with Joe Allen and Mark Gower respectively and a neat run into the box from Allen saw James do well to cut off his pass to Marvin Emnes.
Steven Caulker headed straight at De Vries at the other end but Swansea should have levelled in the 66th minute.
James failed to deal with a ball into the box and Emnes saw his effort cleared off the line before Tate was also denied by a goalline clearance.
City broke quickly and Adomah cut inside the box with ease before firing in a shot that De Vries did well to palm away.
Gower got free down the right for the hosts moments later, but Emnes could not control his effort as he slid in at the far post.
Sinclair came close to adding to his 11 goals for the season as he fired just wide from the angle of the area with five minutes left.
Seconds later the striker found room and squared the ball across the box and Tate appeared to be hauled down as he attempted to reach the ball, but the protests were waved away.
And the final chance was wasted as Sinclair diverted a goalbound Ashley Williams header over the bar.
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