FT: Swansea 1 Newcastle 0

90+1
Seconds remaining and Swansea have another free kick but there's no time to take it and it's all over. Three points for the home side. Newcastle will be disappointed.

89
Foul on Michu and Swansea will want more of that in the closing moments.

89
First Newcastle subs. Ameobi and Marveaux on, Tiote and Gutierrez off.

85
Hernandez off Tiendalli on.

85
Routledge down the left with the cross. Newcastle make a real mess of it and Moore forces home. Moore's first league goal for a year.

80
Sissoko decides to go himself and it isn't a bad choice. A decent strike but goes wide.

79
Ki played in by Hernandez but Elliot is equal to it and saves. Should have scored.

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76
Britton off, Moore on for Swansea.

75
Santon with a great run from left back. He went all the way and goes down on the edge of the box but the referee waves away the protests.

73
Tiote of all people with time down the left. A perfect cross to Debuchy for a volley but it goes a little bit wide on this occasion.

72
Cabaye's corner this time finds Cisse but Davies blocks six yards out. Newcastle certainly on top at the moment.

72
Newcastle enjoying a really good spell. Sissoko this time from range and Vorm has to dive and palm it wide. Corner.

70
Newcastle not frightened to get forward but Cabaye, surprisingly, wastes another corner.

69
Taylor has been fantastic for Newcastle this afternoon. He's won everything in the air.

68
Hernandez on the right this time with a teasing ball but Taylor stoops low to head away.

66
That's what we have been waiting for. Cabaye finds his range and shoots but Vorm tips it onto the bar and over. Cracking attempt.

64
Newcastle appear to be coping far better with the likes of de Guzman, Michu, Hernandez and Britton now.

62
Elliot will want Yanga-Mbiwa to put a little bit more on his balls back towards goal. He cleared, just.

61
Sissoko still prepared to make the runs at the other end for Newcastle though and he wins a throw for his side.

60
de Guzman takes the corner and Ki with his first touch heads wide via a deflection. What a first touch that could have been.

59
Before the corner. Dyer off Ki on for Swansea.

59
Ki is about to come on for Swansea. In the meantime Rangel wins a corner.

58
Another big chance for Newcastle. Swansea were caught sleeping. Sissoko played it back for Gouffran but he hit it over the bar from the penalty spot.

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55
Cisse only has six goals this term. He had a great chance then to add to his tally.

54
Big chance for Cisse. Sissoko flicks on and Cisse blazes over.

53
Rangel looking for Dyers pace again but Elliot is alive to the danger.

51
Swansea corner after Michu springs into life. de Guzman takes but it's long and Gouffran wins a free kick for Newcastle.

51
Debuchy and Gouffran link up well but Gouffran's header doesn't trouble Vorm. Gouffran has impressed today.

50
Routledge battling with Santon for the ball out wide and Williams joins in the attack as Swansea look to build again.

48
Debuchy with a cross shot but Gouffran can't quite get on the end of it. Swansea goal kick.

48
Cabaye with another stray ball. Pardew will want more from him this half.

47
Brilliant from Swansea to create the space for Rangel's chance.

47
Great chance. Rangel got round the back of Gouffran and Elliot pulled off a really good save.

46
Cisse with a chance straight away but his shot goes high and wide.

45
We are off and runnnig in the second half

45+1
And that's it. All square at the break but plenty of chances and talking points.

45
Gouffran fouls Routledge and it's another Swansea free kick. One minute of injury time.

44
de Guzman takes the corner from the right but Cisse clears.

44
Swansea corner Yanga-Mbiwa runs the ball out of play.

42
Superb pressing by Dyer who wins the ball back for Swansea in the Newcastle half.

41
Davies and Hernandez combine well down the left but three Newcastle defenders get back before either can deliver.

40
Another foul. This time by Cisse on Davies. No card though.

39
Hernandez this time caught by Tiote. He has to be careful now.

38
Free kick for the home side wide right. de Guzman with it and Monk has a free header but guides it over the bar. Great opportunity.

37
Cabaye, this time for a tackle from behind on Dyer.

36
Debuchy down the right again, he's really played well this half, but his cross just dips over the bar. He's certainly having a go.

34
Tiote with a high foot on Dyer receives the first yellow card of the afternoon.

31
Unlucky Debuchy. Got in down the right again but his cut back cannoned off Davies and back onto his own leg for a goal kick.

29
Gouffran certainly looking threatening down the left and he wins another corner for Newcastle.

28
de Guzman fouls Sissoko 35 yards from goal. Cabaye will take it. Can he test Vorm? Yes, but straight into Vorm's arms.

26
Cabaye starting to enjoy more of the ball. He probs it over the top to Cisse but Vorm comes out and claims. Better from Newcastle.

25
Another terrible set piece by Cabaye and it goes straight out of play.

24
Newcastle free kick after Dyer brings down Gouffran in a dangerous area on the left.

23
Corner for Newcastle after superb play between Sissoko and Debuchy. Cabaye takes but it goes out for another corner. Wasted.

22
Game turned scrappy for a moment then but normal service resumes with a Newcastle free kick but Gutierrez can't control.

20
Twenty minutes in and although we haven't had a goal the fans will not be disappointed with the entertainment. Davies this time gets the better of Cisse in the left back spot to start another Swansea attack.

19
Santon clears to give Newcastle some breathing space.

17
End to end. Gouffran gets in behind on the left and when he can't find Cisse Swansea intercept and start an attack through Michu.

16
Elliot slices out of play. Newcastle looking shaky.

16
Debuchy goes down under pressure from Davies but the ball glides out of play. Pardew wants more from his side.

15
Pardew shouting instructions to his side from the technical area.

14
Great ball over the top by Williams but Dyer can't control and it runs through to Elliot.

de Guzman walks past Tiote and fires towards goal. Elliot can't hold it and it's cleared. Close again.

11
Newcastle free kick but it's easy for Vorm. Swansea away again...

10
Swansea really getting into their rhythm. Plenty of movement. Newcastle have stepped back.

9
Terrible defending by Newcastle. Alan Pardew will have to sort that out. His side should be behind.

8
Tiote fouls Dyer. Swansea free kick. de Guzman aims for Michu who diverts it past Elliot to Williams but Taylor manages to clear off the line. Should have scored.

6
Dyer breaks down the right but his cut back is blocked. Swansea really getting into the game now.

5
Brilliant from Hernandez down the left. He skipped past Debuchy and flicked it through Cabaye's legs. His cross was long but when the ball was played back in Michu headed over.

4
de Guzman and Dyer try to get a move going down the right. Newcastle defend well.

3
Sloppy from Swansea. Gouffran wins the ball easily from Rangel but his cross is long and out of play. Great start by Newcastle.

2
Swansea have chance to break from the early Newcastle pressure with a goal kick

2
Newcastle with all the play early on. But, it is very early. Sissoko making a couple of good runs.

1
The players are ready and Newcastle will get us started. Off we go....

Ben Curran has been in touch via Twitter: "Can you see Swansea suffering a cup hangover today or will they kick off from where they left Sunday?" I guess we will see Ben. Great shout

The players are in the tunnel and just about to enter the field, which looks immaculate. Really looking forward to this one today.

Who is on Swansea penalty duty? That is the big question today

In front of the tunnel the League Cup has been placed. Nice for all the Swansea fans who couldn't make the trip to Wembley last week to finally see it.

Mark Woods has been in touch via Twitter already. He says: "Will Swansea be able to keep hold of Michu when the big clubs come calling in the summer?"

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Newcastle subs: Alnwick, Anita, Perch, Haidara, Marveaux, Obertan, Ameobi.

Swansea subs: Tremmel, Bartley, Tiendalli, Lamah, Ki, Shechter, Moore.

Newcastle starting XI: Elliot, Santon, Debuchy, Taylor, Mbiwa, Cabaye (c), Tiote, Sissoko, Gutierrez, Gouffran, Cisse.

Swansea starting XI: Vorm, Rangel, Monk (c), Williams, Davies, Britton, de Guzman, Routledge, Dyer, Hernandez, Michu.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 23 August 2014
12:45
A Villa v Newcastle
15:00
Chelsea v Leicester  
C Palace v West Ham
Southampton v West Brom
Swansea v Burnley
17:30
Everton v Arsenal
Sunday, 24 August 2014
13:30
Hull City v Stoke  
Tottenham v QPR
16:00
S'land v Man Utd  
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Saturday, 30 August 2014
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Burnley v Man Utd  
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Man City v Stoke  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 1 2 3
2 Man City 1 2 3
3 Arsenal 1 1 3
4 Liverpool 1 1 3
5 Swansea 1 1 3
6 A Villa 1 1 3
7 Hull City 1 1 3
8 Tottenham 1 1 3
9 Everton 1 0 1
10 Leicester 1 0 1
11 S'land 1 0 1
12 West Brom 1 0 1
13 C Palace 1 -1 0
14 Man Utd 1 -1 0
15 Southampton 1 -1 0
16 QPR 1 -1 0
17 Stoke 1 -1 0
18 West Ham 1 -1 0
19 Burnley 1 -2 0
20 Newcastle 1 -2 0

Updated Tue, 19 Aug 2014

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