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The final whistle is blown by the referee.
Kieran Richardson restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Wilfried Bony on Kieran Richardson.
Alex Kacaniklic decides to take the corner short.
Darren Bent has an effort at goal.
Unfair challenge on Leon Britton by Alex Kacaniklic results in a free kick.
Alejandro Pozuelo comes on in place of Jonathan de Guzman.
Damien Duff fouled by Wayne Routledge, the ref awards a free kick.
Header by Dan Burn misses right.
Corner taken by Alex Kacaniklic.
Clearance by Angel Rangel.
Centre by Sascha Riether.
Muamer Tankovic comes on in place of Dimitar Berbatov.
Corner taken by Jonathan de Guzman from the right by-line.
The ball is crossed by Nathan Dyer.
Jonjo Shelvey leaves the field to be replaced by Jordi Amat.
Header at goal by Dimitar Berbatov goes over the frame of the goal.
Angel Rangel challenges Alex Kacaniklic unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Corner taken by Alex Kacaniklic from the left by-line.
Kieran Richardson takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Scott Parker by Wilfried Bony results in a free kick.
Jonathan de Guzman crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Kieran Richardson is cautioned.
Kieran Richardson challenges Nathan Dyer unfairly and gives away a free kick.
The ball is crossed by Jonjo Shelvey.
Gerhard Tremmel takes the free kick.
Damien Duff on for Clint Dempsey.
The referee blows for offside.
Jonathan de Guzman has an effort at goal. A parry by Maarten Stekelenburg prevents the goal.
Brede Hangeland makes a clearance.
Clint Dempsey takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand post.
Kieran Richardson fouled by Nathan Dyer, the ref awards a free kick.
Unfair challenge on Nathan Dyer by Kieran Richardson results in a free kick.
Darren Bent restarts play with the free kick.
Jonjo Shelvey grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Swansea 1-0 Fulham.Assist on the goal came from Nathan Dyer.
Leon Britton takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Darren Bent by Leon Britton results in a free kick.
Jonjo Shelvey has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.
(Fulham) makes a substitution, with Darren Bent coming on for Ashkan Dejagah.
Nathan Dyer on for Pablo Hernandez.
Alex Kacaniklic has an effort at goal.
Jonathan de Guzman has an effort at goal. Maarten Stekelenburg makes a block.
Shot by Jonathan de Guzman went wide of the right-hand post.
Centre by Wayne Routledge.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Jonathan de Guzman.
Sascha Riether manages to make a clearance.
Alex Kacaniklic fouled by Pablo Hernandez, the ref awards a free kick.
Clearance by Kieran Richardson.
Kieran Richardson makes a clearance.
The match restarts for the second half.
The referee blows for half time.
Header at goal by Dan Burn. Blocked by Wilfried Bony.
Shot by Clint Dempsey. Gerhard Tremmel parries the effort to safety.
Clearance by Dan Burn.
Clearance by Brede Hangeland.
Pablo Hernandez has an effort at goal. Steve Sidwell gets a block in.
Jonjo Shelvey takes a shot and bounced off the bar.
Centre by Pablo Hernandez.
Ashley Williams manages to make a clearance.
Shot by Clint Dempsey went wide of the left-hand upright.
Ashley Williams challenges Dimitar Berbatov unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Chance falls to Dimitar Berbatov who heads at goal. Parried by Gerhard Tremmel back into danger.
Alex Kacaniklic produces a cross.
Dan Burn makes a clearance.
Ashkan Dejagah challenges Ben Davies unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Ben Davies concedes a free kick for a foul on Ashkan Dejagah.
Angel Rangel concedes a free kick for a foul on Alex Kacaniklic.
Jonjo Shelvey has an effort at goal. Maarten Stekelenburg makes a block.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ashkan Dejagah on Jonathan de Guzman.
The ball is sent over by Pablo Hernandez.
Kieran Richardson takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
Clearance made by Leon Britton.
Header at goal by Brede Hangeland goes over the bar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Wayne Routledge on Sascha Riether.
Clearance made by Chico.
Sascha Riether sends in a cross.
Dimitar Berbatov concedes a free kick for a foul on Angel Rangel.
Clearance by Ben Davies.
Free kick taken by Kieran Richardson.
Jonjo Shelvey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Parker.
Jonjo Shelvey takes a shot and goes harmlessly over the bar.
The ball is swung over by Jonathan de Guzman.
Dan Burn gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Wilfried Bony.
Dan Burn concedes a free kick for a foul on Wilfried Bony.
Leon Britton challenges Clint Dempsey unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick taken by Leon Britton.
Foul by Clint Dempsey on Jonjo Shelvey, free kick awarded.
The ref blows the whistle to start the match.
Swans to treat games as cup final
Swansea manager Michael Laudrup has told his side they must treat their game against Fulham like a cup final.
The Swans face the Cottagers at the Liberty Stadium on Tuesday night looking to end a miserable run of eight Premier League games without a win, a sequence which has put them just three points above the relegation zone.
Five of Swansea's next six games come against sides with their own relegation concerns in the form of Fulham, West Ham, Cardiff, Stoke and Crystal Palace, and Laudrup knows the outcome of those fixtures could go a long way to deciding the south Wales' club's fate.
Which is why he has demanded his players view them as being as crucial as a knockout game.
"The most simple thing we can do in these league games is go into them as if they were the last one - a final for us," he said.
"This is the way we have to go into it and hopefully our wins in the FA Cup against Manchester United and Birmingham can give us something.
"Birmingham was a win where we really had to suffer, and we may need a win in a league which comes in a similar fashion, where we are suffering a lot.
"But that's the way you come back on track. We've seen that from other teams as well who are not really playing nice football.
"They are not doing it on purpose but maybe in that moment it is not working for them.
"But you come back and find that extra, we may have to do that."
However, Laudrup is under no illusions that Fulham boss Rene Meulensteen and his other peers will have similar plans when it comes to their clashes with the Swans.
"If you ask Meuelensteen I think he would say 'I knew it would be difficult against Arsenal at the Emirates but now the next league game we have Swansea away'.
"I think Sam Allardyce would say the same, 'Hey, we may lose to Chelsea on Tuesday but on Saturday we have to beat Swansea at home'.
"We all know that, let's not fool ourselves about where we are.
"We know we have to have points against these five direct opponents and win some games, but our opponents will think the same."
Laudrup should at least be boosted by the return of a few more of his injured contingent, with Jonathan de Guzman, Nathan Dyer and Jonjo Shelvey available.
Fulham's focus returns to the battle for Premier League survival on Tuesday night at Swansea, who Meulensteen's men would overtake with victory.
He said: "We know it's a massively important game for us. If we could pick up three points it would be very, very big for us."
Swansea have slipped down the table and are winless in eight games, with their slump coming as a surprise to the Fulham boss.
He said: "Over the years I have had a lot of respect for Swansea, for the way they have established themselves in the Premier League after coming up through the leagues.
"They have changed managers but they have kept a similar style of play. That style of play resulted in a trophy last year, getting into Europe but now you start to see a little bit of the price they have to pay for it.
"Maybe injuries have played a part. Suddenly the results that were normally going for you last year are going against you and that is why they find themselves in the position they are in."
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