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  • Date:28 Aug 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Liberty Stadium
  • Sinclair (7)
Goal!

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93:30 +3.30

Foul by Neil Taylor on Chris Eagles, free kick awarded. Strike on goal comes in from Ross Wallace from the free kick.

93:21 +3.21

A cross is delivered by Steven Thompson, Neil Taylor makes a clearance.

91:04 +1.04

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jack Cork on Joe Allen. Jack Cork receives a caution. Garry Monk restarts play with the free kick.

90:24 +0.24

Neil Taylor concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Cork. Wade Elliott takes the indirect free kick. Neil Taylor is cautioned.

88:20

Chris Eagles is adjudged to have handled the ball. Direct free kick taken by Dorus De Vries.

87:26

Shot from just outside the box by Andrea Orlandi goes over the target.

85:16

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Allen by Ross Wallace. Dorus De Vries takes the free kick.

85:08

The ball is crossed by Wade Elliott, clearance made by Ashley Williams.

83:57

Steven Thompson produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

83:37

Wade Elliott produces a cross, Mark Gower manages to make a clearance.

82:17

The assistant referee signals for offside against Steven Thompson. Indirect free kick taken by Dorus De Vries.

81:04

Chris Iwelumo is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Dorus De Vries restarts play with the free kick.

80:58

The ball is sent over by Wade Elliott.

80:21

The ball is crossed by Wade Elliott, save made by Dorus De Vries.

79:17

Shot by Jack Cork from a long way out goes over the crossbar.

78:59

Chris Eagles takes a short corner.

77:17

Shefki Kuqi replaces Stephen Dobbie.

74:26

Steven Thompson concedes a free kick for a foul on Alan Tate. Garry Monk takes the free kick. Steven Thompson receives a yellow card.

73:50

Foul by Andrea Orlandi on Chris Eagles, free kick awarded. Ross Wallace takes the indirect free kick.

72:55

The ball is sent over by Jack Cork.

71:27

Chris Eagles joins the action as a substitute, replacing Dean Marney.

70:49

Daniel Fox crosses the ball, Steven Thompson takes a shot. Save made by Dorus De Vries.

70:43

The ball is sent over by Wade Elliott.

70:27

Scott Sinclair takes a shot. Blocked by Andre Bikey.

69:35

Stephen Dobbie is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Brian Jensen.

68:25

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Sinclair by Wade Elliott. Direct free kick taken by Neil Taylor. Andrea Orlandi joins the action as a substitute, replacing Nathan Dyer.

66:52

The offside flag is raised against Stephen Dobbie. Free kick taken by Wade Elliott. Steven Thompson replaces Martin Paterson.

64:56

The referee gives a free kick against Dorus De Vries for handball. Dorus De Vries goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Ross Wallace.

64:19

Ross Wallace produces a cross, Ashley Williams manages to make a clearance.

64:13

Wade Elliott sends in a cross.

63:53

Wade Elliott crosses the ball, clearance made by Alan Tate.

62:55

Jack Cork joins the action as a substitute, replacing Graham Alexander.

62:19

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Gower, Chris Iwelumo makes a clearance.

62:05

Stephen Dobbie takes a shot. Wade Elliott gets a block in.

61:14

Joe Allen joins the action as a substitute, replacing David Cotterill.

59:39

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Dyer by Tyrone Mears. Tyrone Mears sent off. Alan Tate takes the direct free kick.

57:38

Free kick awarded for a foul by Darren Pratley on Tyrone Mears. Darren Pratley sent from the field by the ref for second bookable offence. Graham Alexander takes the indirect free kick.

53:53

Darren Pratley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ross Wallace. Free kick taken by Graham Alexander.

52:55

Nathan Dyer crosses the ball, Shot by Scott Sinclair from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

51:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Darren Pratley on Martin Paterson. Ross Wallace restarts play with the free kick.

51:16

Darren Pratley takes a shot.

50:40

Scott Sinclair fouled by Clarke Carlisle, the ref awards a free kick. Darren Pratley restarts play with the free kick.

49:55

Shot by David Cotterill from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.

48:46

Brian Jensen takes the indirect free kick.

47:47

Booking for Darren Pratley.

47:28

Free kick awarded for a foul by Daniel Fox on Nathan Dyer. Alan Tate takes the direct free kick.

46:51

Stephen Dobbie sends in a cross.

46:09

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Cotterill on Graham Alexander. Brian Jensen takes the indirect free kick.

44:27

Shot from just outside the box by Chris Iwelumo misses to the left of the goal.

43:44

Dean Marney has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

41:28

Tyrone Mears challenges Scott Sinclair unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Neil Taylor. The referee shows Tyrone Mears a yellow card.

41:02

Tyrone Mears produces a cross, clearance made by Garry Monk.

40:48

Wade Elliott crosses the ball, clearance made by Neil Taylor.

39:01

Alan Tate concedes a free kick for a foul on Ross Wallace. Free kick taken by Brian Jensen.

38:20

Corner taken by David Cotterill from the right by-line, Andre Bikey manages to make a clearance.

38:11

The ball is crossed by Stephen Dobbie, Daniel Fox makes a clearance.

37:09

The ball is swung over by Graham Alexander, Chris Iwelumo produces a headed effort from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

36:07

The assistant referee flags for offside against Chris Iwelumo. Garry Monk takes the direct free kick.

34:01

Unfair challenge on Tyrone Mears by Neil Taylor results in a free kick. Ross Wallace crosses the ball in from the free kick, Alan Tate makes a clearance.

33:41

The ball is swung over by Ross Wallace, clearance made by Garry Monk.

32:31

The ball is delivered by Alan Tate, clearance made by Clarke Carlisle.

32:21

Scott Sinclair takes a shot. Brian Jensen makes a save.

31:58

Ross Wallace produces a cross, Dorus De Vries makes a save.

30:09

Martin Paterson has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.

28:25

Ross Wallace takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Mark Gower.

28:17

The ball is swung over by Ross Wallace, clearance by Alan Tate.

27:42

Short corner worked by Graham Alexander.

27:27

Martin Paterson takes a shot. Save made by Dorus De Vries.

26:59

Centre by Wade Elliott.

26:30

The ball is delivered by Alan Tate, Andre Bikey manages to make a clearance.

24:40

Wade Elliott challenges Mark Gower unfairly and gives away a free kick. Darren Pratley takes the indirect free kick.

22:23

Darren Pratley takes a shot.

21:10

Stephen Dobbie fouled by Andre Bikey, the ref awards a free kick. David Cotterill takes the direct free kick.

19:59

The ball is swung over by Nathan Dyer, clearance made by Clarke Carlisle.

17:32

The ball is swung over by Alan Tate, clearance by Andre Bikey.

16:44

Nathan Dyer sends in a cross, Effort from inside the six-yard box by Stephen Dobbie goes wide right of the target.

15:35

Chris Iwelumo concedes a free kick for a foul on Neil Taylor. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Williams.

14:36

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wade Elliott on Darren Pratley. David Cotterill takes the free kick.

11:42

Nathan Dyer is caught offside. Daniel Fox takes the free kick.

10:56

Dean Marney delivers the ball, save by Dorus De Vries.

9:56

Mark Gower concedes a free kick for a foul on Wade Elliott. Clarke Carlisle takes the indirect free kick.

9:32

Foul by Martin Paterson on David Cotterill, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Neil Taylor.

7:25

Alan Tate delivers the ball, Scott Sinclair finds the net with a goal from close in to the top right corner of the goal. Swansea 1-0 Burnley.Assist by Alan Tate.

3:10

David Cotterill fouled by Ross Wallace, the ref awards a free kick. The ball is delivered by David Cotterill, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Alan Tate misses to the left of the goal.

0:36

Ross Wallace fouled by Darren Pratley, the ref awards a free kick. Daniel Fox restarts play with the free kick.

The match gets underway.

The half-time whistle blows.

The second half kicks off.

The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.

Match Preview

No worries for Swans Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers has no new injury concerns ahead of the visit of Burnley. However, the Swans will still be without several first-team players as they look to bounce back from the 2-0 defeat to Norwich. Striker Craig Beattie and midfielder Tom Butler are still around a week away from returning to contention with calf and thigh injuries respectively. Butler's fellow midfielder Ferrie Bodde (knee), striker Gorka Pintado (shoulder) and defender Angel Rangel (thigh) are all long-term casualties. Rodgers had been linked with a loan move for Arsenal's Henri Lansbury to bolster his ranks, however, should the deal be completed, the midfielder would be unavailable for the clash against the Clarets as he has picked up a minor groin strain. Swansea have started the season sluggishly, with just one win in the league from three games, however, they have scored seven goals in two outings at the Liberty Stadium this season. A 3-0 victory over Barnet in the Carling Cup was followed by a 4-0 rout of Preston and Swansea will be looking to continue that form against Brian Laws' men. Burnley boss Brian Laws will recall several key men.. Laws made nine changes to his starting line-up for Tuesday`s 3-1 win at Morecambe in the Carling Cup. Teenage winger Michael King, 18, and 20-year-old striker Wes Fletcher both made their senior debuts at the Globe Arena. But players such as Ross Wallace, Chris Iwelumo and goalkeeper Brian Jensen are expected to return as the Clarets seek to build on their impressive start to the season. Defender Michael Duff remains sidelined with a slight calf tear and midfielder Chris McCann is a long-term absentee with a knee injury, but Laws is not expecting to bring in any new faces before the transfer window closes.

Formation:451Manager: Brendan Rodgers

Swansea

Formation: 442Manager: Brian Laws

Burnley

  • Dorus De Vries
  • Neil Taylor
  • Ashley Williams
  • Garry Monk
  • Alan Tate
  • David Cotterill
  • Darren Pratley
  • Nathan Dyer
  • Scott Sinclair
  • Mark Gower
  • Stephen Dobbie
  • SUBS
  • David Cornell
  • Andrea Orlandi
  • Jordi Lopez
  • Albert Serran
  • Joe Allen
  • Shefki Kuqi
  • Ashley Richards

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Match Report

Sinclair opens Swans account Scott Sinclair's first npower Championship goal since joining Swansea ended Burnley's unbeaten start to the season in a match that saw both sides finish with 10 men at the Liberty Stadium. Sinclair, who signed from Chelsea earlier this month, kept his cool to convert the only goal of the game from close range after eight minutes as the Swans made it two wins from two in the Championship on home soil. Darren Pratley was denied by the woodwork and later sent off on an eventful afternoon for the midfielder before Tyrone Mears was also shown a red card for two bookings. Alan Tate headed wide inside the opening five minutes after meeting a David Cotterill free-kick and the hosts made the most of a promising start to surge ahead with eight minutes played. Nathan Dyer exchanged passes with Pratley before producing a cross that Stephen Dobbie miskicked, but the ball fell kindly for Sinclair to net from close range. Dobbie did connect properly with another Dyer centre shortly after, prodding wide from the edge of the six-yard box. Swansea continued to dominate and were fortunate not to double their advantage when Pratley's 12-yard strike clipped the top of the crossbar, while Martin Paterson tested Dorus De Vries from 25 yards at the other end on a rare Burnley attack. Paterson went close again from distance on the half-hour mark before Sinclair fired at Brian Jensen from just outside the penalty area. Chris Iwelumo failed to hit the target with a close-range header from Graham Alexander's cross - and the former Wolves star and Dean Marney spurned further chances for the visitors just before the half-time interval. The lively Cotterill blazed over from fully 25 yards after the restart and Pratley tried his luck from distance to no avail. Dyer and Sinclair combined again to allow the latter a sight at goal only for the former Chelsea trainee to fire wide. Two red cards in the space of as many minutes then changed the complexion of the game. Pratley was the first to be dismissed for a challenge on Mears that earnt him his second booking of the afternoon. Mears then received his marching orders after clattering Dyer and referee Steve Tanner wasted little time in brandishing a second yellow to the former Preston and Derby defender. Steven Thompson replaced Paterson and almost hauled the sides level within four minutes of being introduced. Danny Fox crossed and Thompson saw his six-yard header saved by De Vries. Jack Cork, on loan at Turf Moor from Chelsea, rifled over from 30 yards as Burnley searched for an equaliser and Thompson shot wide from a similar range during a frantic finish. Andrea Orlandi went close at the opposite end and Ross Wallace crashed over a 25-yard free-kick, but the Swans hung on to take all three points.

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