Swansea City 0-1 Stoke City: Solid Stoke punish Swansea for resting Ki players

Garry Monk may be ruing his starting selection on the drive home this evening. The Swansea manager opted to rest key midfielders, Ki Sung-Yueng and Gylfi Sigurdsson, tonight. Drafted in in their steads were Jack Cork and the obscure Modou Barrow – making only the second Premier League start of his career. Continue reading

Swansea City 2-1 Arsenal: Swans come from behind to edge a tight, counter-attack oriented game

Both sides sit and use a wide dribbler as their outlet

Games of this nature – where both sides set out with a low block and look to break – are invariably pretty dull affairs. This one was no different, particularly before the deadlock was broken. The first half sported a mere three shots on target – two from Swansea and one from the visitors.  Continue reading