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  • Date:23 Oct 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Liberty Stadium
  • Emnes (49) Sinclair (90)
Goal!

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94:10 +4.10

Albert Serran comes on in place of Joe Allen.

93:21 +3.21

Scott Sinclair grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Swansea 2-0 Leicester.Marvin Emnes provided the assist for the goal.

90:30 +0.30

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Dyer by Matt Oakley. Darren Pratley restarts play with the free kick.

89:12

Unfair challenge on Kemy Agustien by Martyn Waghorn results in a free kick. Ashley Williams takes the indirect free kick.

88:09

Unfair challenge on Kemy Agustien by Matt Fryatt results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Dorus De Vries.

86:20

Shot by Michael Morrison from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

84:45

Yuki Abe takes a shot. Dorus De Vries makes a comfortable save.

82:57

Corner taken by Darren Pratley played to the near post, clearance by Martyn Waghorn.

81:27

Garry Monk goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Matt Fryatt by Garry Monk results in a free kick. Matt Oakley has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

76:59

Unfair challenge on Darren Pratley by Jack Hobbs results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Darren Pratley.

75:49

Corner taken by Matt Oakley from the left by-line, clearance by Garry Monk.

74:37

Scott Sinclair takes a shot.

72:43

Matt Fryatt is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Dorus De Vries.

70:45

Free kick awarded for a foul by Martyn Waghorn on Garry Monk. Indirect free kick taken by Garry Monk.

69:27

Andy King goes off and Martyn Waghorn comes on.

68:59

Kemy Agustien comes on in place of Andrea Orlandi.

66:10

Michael Morrison replaces Curtis Davies. Andrea Orlandi takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Jack Hobbs makes a clearance.

62:42

Headed effort from inside the area by Andy King misses to the left of the goal.

60:44

Alan Tate has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.

59:01

The referee blows for offside. Chris Weale takes the indirect free kick.

57:42

(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Yuki Abe coming on for Franck Moussa.

57:09

Scott Sinclair produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

55:36

Scott Sinclair produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

52:28

The assistant referee flags for offside against Nathan Dyer. Chris Weale takes the indirect free kick.

51:49

Outswinging corner taken by Andrea Orlandi from the left by-line, clearance by Andy King.

50:45

Corner taken by Matt Oakley, Alan Tate manages to make a clearance.

49:12

A goal is scored by Marvin Emnes from the edge of the penalty box high into the middle of the goal. Swansea 1-0 Leicester.Darren Pratley provided the assist for the goal.

48:06

Franck Moussa fouled by Joe Allen, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

45:01

Marvin Emnes comes on in place of Stephen Dobbie.

43:58

Lloyd Dyer takes a corner.

43:27

Corner taken by Matt Oakley, Ashley Williams makes a clearance.

43:07

Curtis Davies takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries.

42:49

Corner taken short by Lloyd Dyer.

41:54

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Allen by Kyle Naughton. Indirect free kick taken by Andrea Orlandi.

40:34

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Andrea Orlandi, clearance by Jack Hobbs.

37:20

Darren Pratley challenges Richie Wellens unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Weale takes the indirect free kick.

36:40

Corner taken by Andrea Orlandi, Garry Monk takes a shot. Save made by Chris Weale.

34:14

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

33:00

The referee cautions Matt Oakley for unsporting behaviour. Matt Oakley concedes a free kick for a foul on Ashley Williams. Alan Tate takes the indirect free kick.

32:04

Curtis Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren Pratley. Ashley Williams restarts play with the free kick.

31:51

Matt Oakley takes a shot. Alan Tate gets a block in.

31:17

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matt Fryatt by Garry Monk. Indirect free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

30:42

Joe Allen has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.

29:39

Foul by Darren Pratley on Richie Wellens, free kick awarded. Jack Hobbs takes the indirect free kick.

28:57

Stephen Dobbie concedes a free kick for a foul on Curtis Davies. Free kick taken by Curtis Davies.

27:43

Foul by Franck Moussa on Angel Rangel, free kick awarded. Garry Monk takes the indirect free kick.

25:00

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Angel Rangel by Franck Moussa. Angel Rangel takes the free kick.

20:32

Darren Pratley takes a shot. Chris Weale makes a save.

20:13

Lloyd Dyer takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries.

15:46

Corner taken by Matt Oakley, Garry Monk makes a clearance.

15:30

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Matt Oakley played to the near post, Joe Allen manages to make a clearance.

15:07

Matt Fryatt takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries.

13:01

Shot from inside the area by Darren Pratley clears the bar.

11:14

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer by Scott Sinclair. Chris Weale takes the free kick.

10:22

Foul by Darren Pratley on Andy King, free kick awarded. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.

7:21

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Andrea Orlandi, Matt Fryatt makes a clearance.

6:56

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Garry Monk by Matt Fryatt. Garry Monk restarts play with the free kick.

3:37

Short corner taken by Darren Pratley from the right by-line.

2:56

Richie Wellens gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Sinclair. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Andrea Orlandi from left channel.

2:04

Corner from the left by-line taken by Matt Oakley, Ashley Williams manages to make a clearance.

1:31

Stephen Dobbie takes a shot. Chris Weale makes a comfortable save.

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

The ref blows to signal half-time.

The second half kicks off.

The match has reached full-time.

Match Preview

Gower blow for Swans Swansea will again be without Mark Gower for their home clash against Leicester after the midfielder was on Thursday ruled out for up to four weeks. Gower missed Tuesday`s goalless draw with league leaders QPR due to the hamstring tear he sustained in the 1-0 victory at Reading last weekend and will not play again until next month. David Cotterill stepped into the side in midweek but was replaced at half-time by Joe Allen, who is the likely frontrunner to start proceedings at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday having impressed from the bench. Cotterill`s first-half penalty miss, his second of the season, also means he is likely to be relieved of spot-kick duties, with Stephen Dobbie favourite to take over. Fellow midfielder Kemy Agustien (knee) is steadily building his fitness and could well feature for City`s reserves next week with a view to being in contention for the trip to Crystal Palace at the end of the month. Loan signing Marvin Emnes is still waiting for his debut after arriving from Middlesbrough on Monday. Paul Gallacher misses out for Leicester but fellow midfielder Lloyd Dyer comes back into the reckoning. Gallacher, who came off after an hour of the victory at Leeds in midweek, is nursing a back problem. Dyer is fit to return from the hamstring injury he suffered on the mid-season trip to Thailand during this month`s international break. Left-back Greg Cunningham goes straight into the squad following his arrival on loan from Manchester City. However, Darius Vassell may postpone his involvement after joining the club this week. The striker has not played a competitive match since leaving Turkish side Ankaragucu in May. He told the Leicester Mercury: "I want to get involved as soon as possible but I have to try to avoid injuries because that is always a risk when you have not played that much. There is always that chance and I want to be in peak condition when I get out there."

Formation:451Manager: Brendan Rodgers

Swansea

Formation: 442Manager: Paulo Sousa

Leicester

  • Dorus De Vries
  • Ashley Williams
  • Alan Tate
  • Garry Monk
  • Angel Rangel
  • Darren Pratley
  • Andrea Orlandi
  • Nathan Dyer
  • Scott Sinclair
  • Joe Allen
  • Stephen Dobbie
  • SUBS
  • Yves Ma-Kalambay
  • Neil Taylor
  • David Cotterill
  • Albert Serran
  • Frank Nouble
  • Kemy Agustien
  • Marvin Emnes

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Match Report

Swans fly past Foxes Swansea moved up to third in the npower Championship with a narrow 2-0 victory over Leicester which left Sven-Goran Eriksson tasting defeat for the first time since taking charge. On-loan Middlesbrough man Marvin Emnes was the match-winner with his first goal for the Swans, in his first game and with virtually his first touch. The Dutch debutant was a half-time introduction at the Liberty Stadium and wasted no time showing his power and pace as he shrugged off the attentions of Curtis Davies to latch onto Darren Pratley's throughball and fire past Chris Weale. In-form Swans winger Scott Sinclair made the points safe in the 94th minute with his 10th of the season from Emnes' cross, having seen an earlier effort rebound out off the underside of the crossbar. All that came after a competitive first half which lacked any real quality. Eriksson had taken four points from his opening two games in the Foxes dugout, taking over from former Swans boss Paulo Sousa who was sacked after less than three months in charge. The Swede handed a debut to new loan signing Greg Cunningham at left-back, with Lloyd Dyer and Matty Fryatt also coming in. But there was no place for Darius Vassell after his recent arrival as the striker looks to improve his match fitness. Swans boss Brendan Rodgers made one switch from the starting XI who held QPR to a goalless draw in midweek, Joe Allen coming in for David Cotterill. A crowd of 14,651 were treated to a lively opening with Swansea starting on the front foot. Nathan Dyer failed to connect with Stephen Dobbie's teasing ball across the the six-yard line, before the latter teed up Pratley in space in the penalty area but he could only fire over the bar. The game was 16 minutes old when the visitors posed their first threat, Swans keeper Dorus de Vries producing a good stop to tip Fryatt's header around a post. Counterpart Weale scrambled to hold onto Pratley's drive at the second attempt before Allen fired narrowly wide with a rasping effort from 30 yards. But it was Leicester who came closest before the interval when De Vries made another fine save to tip Davies' goalbound header over the bar just minutes before the whistle. Rodgers turned at the break to Emnes , who came on in place of Dobbie. And the Dutchman made an immediate impact as he showed his strength to see off Davies and run onto Pratley's neat throughball before beating Weale from the edge of the area. Swans defender Alan Tate was next to go close with another long-range strike for the hosts on the hour mark before Wales forward Andy King headed off target for the Foxes. Winger Sinclair came within inches of doubling the home side's lead as the encounter approached the closing stages when his effort bounced off the underside of the bar and away to safety. There was still time for Sinclair to get his name on the scoresheet, though, as Swansea came away with the points.

Form Guide

    WLWDWD
  • Swansea
  • VS
  • Leicester
  • LLLWDW

Last Meetings

  • Swansea
  • 1 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 16/01/2010
  • Leicester
  • 2 - 1
  • Swansea
  • 08/08/2009
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 1
  • Swansea
  • 20/02/1980
  • Swansea
  • 0 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 29/09/1979
  • Swansea
  • 2 - 3
  • Leicester
  • 16/03/1957
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 1
  • Swansea
  • 03/11/1956

Top Scorers

Swansea

  • S Sinclair 5
  • S Dobbie 4
  • D Pratley 2
  • C Van der Gun 1
  • N Dyer 1
  • F Nouble 1

Leicester

  • A King 5
  • S Howard 2
  • L Dyer 2
  • M Fryatt 2
  • M Waghorn 2
  • F Moussa 1
  • K Naughton 1

Goals

Swansea

    • Total goals 27
    • Goals per game 15
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leicester

    • Total goals 28
    • Goals per game 16
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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