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  • Date:09 Dec 2013
  • Kick-off:20:00
  • Venue:Liberty Stadium
  • Attendance:19,303
  • Chico (59) Chico (59)
    Chico (59) Chico (59)
    Chico (59)
  • Graham (8) Graham (8)
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93:10 +3.10

Alex Bruce makes a clearance.

91:43 +1.43

Clearance made by Alex Bruce.

90:45 +0.45

The ball is sent over by Ben Davies.

89:48

The ball is crossed by Jonjo Shelvey.

88:53

Alex Bruce manages to make a clearance.

86:44

A cross is delivered by Ben Davies.

86:36

Centre by Dwight Tiendalli.

85:22

Chico manages to make a clearance.

84:18

Clearance by Alex Bruce.

84:08

Alejandro Pozuelo takes a shot. Blocked by Tom Huddlestone.

82:59

The referee cautions Chico for unsporting behaviour.

82:53

Unfair challenge on Robert Koren by Chico Chico results in a free kick.

82:36

The ball is swung over by Ben Davies.

81:14

Allan McGregor restarts play with the free kick.

79:59

The referee shows Jonjo Shelvey a yellow card.

78:41

Shot by Miguel Michu. Allan McGregor parries the effort to safety.

77:55

Corner taken by Jonjo Shelvey.

77:38

Jose Alberto Canas has an effort at goal. Blocked by Maynor Figueroa.

77:36

Clearance made by Tom Huddlestone.

76:57

Nathan Dyer fouled by Maynor Figueroa, the ref awards a free kick.

76:27

Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

74:47

Shot by Yannick Sagbo. Parried by Gerhard Tremmel back into danger.

73:44

The referee blows for offside against David Meyler.

73:25

Jake Livermore takes a shot. Blocked by Jonjo Shelvey.

72:35

Ashley Williams makes a clearance.

72:26

Shot by Robert Koren went wide left of the target.

72:16

Maynor Figueroa restarts play with the free kick.

71:48

Nathan Dyer gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Maynor Figueroa.

71:01

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Meyler on Dwight Tiendalli.

68:58

Corner from the right by-line taken by Tom Huddlestone.

67:42

The ball is swung over by Ahmed Elmohamady.

66:57

Pablo Hernandez leaves the field to be replaced by Wayne Routledge.

66:38

Ben Davies manages to make a clearance.

66:06

Shot by Jonjo Shelvey went wide of the right-hand post.

63:55

Danny Graham leaves the field to be replaced by Robert Koren.

63:21

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ahmed Elmohamady by Pablo Hernandez.

62:16

James Chester manages to make a clearance.

61:33

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Meyler by Dwight Tiendalli.

60:53

Danny Graham manages to make a clearance.

60:52

Free kick crossed by Jonjo Shelvey.

60:10

James Chester gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathan Dyer.

59:01

Goal scored by Chico Chico Chico Chico Chico to low into the middle of the goal. Swansea 1-1 Hull.Assist by Jonjo Shelvey.

59:01

Goal scored by Chico Chico Chico Chico Chico to low into the middle of the goal. Swansea 1-1 Hull.

58:58

Short corner taken by Jonjo Shelvey from the left by-line.

56:33

The ball is crossed by Ben Davies.

55:39

Tom Huddlestone crosses the ball in from the free kick.

55:18

(Swansea) makes a substitution, with Alejandro Pozuelo coming on for Jonathan de Guzman.

54:48

Nathan Dyer gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Yannick Sagbo.

54:37

Clearance by Curtis Davies.

53:30

Clearance by Alex Bruce.

53:26

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jonathan de Guzman.

52:41

Chico Chico takes the free kick.

52:23

Chico manages to make a clearance.

51:00

Corner taken by Jonathan de Guzman from the right by-line.

50:40

Jonathan de Guzman crosses the ball.

49:28

Chico manages to make a clearance.

48:28

The ball is sent over by Ahmed Elmohamady.

46:09

Clearance by Maynor Figueroa.

45:57 +0.57

Ashley Williams gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Bruce.

45:06

Chico makes a clearance.

43:08

Ashley Williams makes a clearance.

41:11

Free kick taken by Chico Chico.

40:40

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Dyer by Jake Livermore.

39:31

Clearance made by Curtis Davies.

37:17

Jonathan de Guzman takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.

34:18

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chico Chico on David Meyler.

34:09

Clearance by Ahmed Elmohamady.

34:05

Corner taken by Jonjo Shelvey from the left by-line.

31:04

Corner taken by Jonathan de Guzman from the right by-line.

29:41

Allan McGregor restarts play with the free kick.

29:16

David Meyler fouled by Dwight Tiendalli, the ref awards a free kick.

28:52

A cross is delivered by Jonathan de Guzman.

28:25

Dwight Tiendalli delivers the ball.

27:12

David Meyler is caught offside.

25:40

Shot by Ben Davies cleared the target.

22:42

Ahmed Elmohamady produces a cross.

21:02

Clearance made by Ashley Williams.

20:03

Clearance made by Alex Bruce.

19:41

Miguel Michu fouled by Ahmed Elmohamady, the ref awards a free kick.

17:43

Maynor Figueroa takes the free kick.

17:18

The referee blows for offside against Jonathan de Guzman.

16:55

Centre by Dwight Tiendalli.

15:12

Unfair challenge on Jose Alberto Canas by Ahmed Elmohamady results in a free kick.

13:16

Header by Ashley Williams goes harmlessly over the bar.

12:52

A cross is delivered by Nathan Dyer.

10:01

Corner taken by Jonathan de Guzman from the right by-line.

9:37

The ball is crossed by Jonathan de Guzman.

8:03

Danny Graham scores with a left foot finish. Swansea 0-1 Hull.The assist for the goal came from Ahmed Elmohamady.

7:21

David Meyler takes a shot. Dwight Tiendalli gets a block in.

7:16

The ball is sent over by Ahmed Elmohamady.

4:56

Tom Huddlestone takes the free kick.

4:42

Jonathan de Guzman concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Graham.

2:22

Nathan Dyer takes a shot and went wide of the right hand upright.

The match gets underway.

Match Preview

Britton recalls pivotal clash Leon Britton believes Swansea and Hull will always be united by a special bond as they prepare to meet for the first time in the Barclays Premier League on Monday. A fixture against the Tigers back in May 2003 played a huge part in shaping the last decade of Swansea's history. The Welsh club were on the brink of being relegated out of the Football League, and such an outcome would have made financial oblivion a real possibility. But a James Thomas hat-trick gave Swansea a 4-2 win; a decade later they are a Premier League club and last season secured their first major silverware in the form of the Capital One Cup. The sides have met since that day at Swansea's old Vetch Field home, but Britton, who played in the critical fixture, admits Monday's game will be that little more special. He said: "We've played Hull a few times over the years, but every time it evokes the memories of that day because it's arguably the biggest and most important game in Swansea's history. "We'll always have a special rapport with Hull because of that game. It will make Monday that much more special. "It will be a great day for both clubs. Considering that game in 2003 and the fact 10 years ago we were both fighting in the bottom division, it's brilliant that both of us are playing in the Premier League on Monday night. It will be a special night. "Anything is possible in football as long as you have the right people behind you. Swansea have had the right board, made the right decisions and had good players along the way. It shows you don't have to whack a lot of money into a football club to achieve success. We've done it in a different way." And Britton has acknowledged that, while there is always pressure in the Premier League, this time round he will feel a lot more relaxed than when he stepped out onto the field back in 2003. "I just remember the build-up to the game and how anxious everyone was," he said. "But we had a dream start, went 1-0 up and the crowd was bouncing. Yet within 15-20 minutes we were 2-1 down and the atmosphere changed completely. You could hear a pin drop. "That day was a range of emotions. The over-riding one was of relief when we got to 4-2 and the referee blew the final whistle. "But the Premier League is a completely different pressure. Back then, you were talking about people paying for mortgages, players with families and no one knew what was going to happen." Hull manager Steve Bruce is hoping a return to familiar surroundings can help misfiring striker Danny Graham rediscover the goalscoring touch. Graham's drought is becoming a frustrating sub-plot for Bruce on what has been an otherwise impressive return to the Premier League for the Tigers. The on-loan Sunderland forward has made 13 appearances without finding the net this season, but his lean patch goes back much further than that numbering 30 games for three different clubs since he struck for Swansea in a 2-0 league cup win over Chelsea. The 28-year-old has impressed at times with his leading of the line and hold up play, but has lost composure on a number of occasions after getting into promising positions. Bruce hopes a return to face his former employers can bring out the best in Graham. "I keep getting the same thing thrown at me about Danny and he's got to see it through like any other striker," he said. "Could Swansea be the one that turns him around? We have to wait and see, but you never know. "We saw something like that the other night when we played Arsenal. Nicklas Bendtner hadn't scored for them for two years, we'd tried a little bit to get him in the summer, I've signed him twice in the past...did Arsene Wenger do it on purpose? "If he did he's a better genius than I thought he was. "But all strikers go through it. No matter how good you are, there comes a time in your career when go you go through a lean pitch. "One thing you've got to do is knuckle down and try not to lose confidence." If Graham's barren streak does persist, Bruce is close to giving Matty Fryatt his chance in the Premier League. Fryatt managed only five appearances last season due to an Achilles injury and was sent on loan to Sheffield Wednesday early in the current campaign, but he is back now and eager to push his claims.

Formation:4231Manager: Michael Laudrup

Swansea

Formation: 352Manager: Steve Bruce

Hull

  • Gerhard Tremmel
  • Dwight Tiendalli
  • Chico
  • Ashley Williams
  • Ben Davies
  • Jonathan de Guzman
  • Jose Alberto Canas
  • Nathan Dyer
  • Jonjo Shelvey
  • Pablo Hernandez
  • Miguel Michu
  • SUBS
  • Jordi Amat
  • Neil Taylor
  • Roland Lamah
  • Wayne Routledge
  • Alejandro Pozuelo
  • Rory Donnelly
  • Gregor Zabret

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DLDWLW
  • Swansea
  • VS
  • Hull
  • LWLLWL

Last Meetings

Top Scorers

Swansea

  • N Dyer 3
  • J Shelvey 3
  • W Bony 3
  • MP Michu 2
  • B Davies 2
  • J de Guzman 1
  • P Hernandez 1

Hull

  • Y Sagbo 2
  • C Davies 1
  • S Aluko 1
  • J Livermore 1
  • D Meyler 1
  • R Brady 1
  • A Elmohamady 1

Goals

Swansea

    • Total goals 39
    • Goals per game 20
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Hull

    • Total goals 31
    • Goals per game 12
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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