Stoke City 1-2 Swansea City – Swansea City travel to secure all 3 points in 2-1 victory against Stoke City

Home advantage counts for nothing, as Swansea City travel to Stoke City and take all three points
Technical card:
Stoke City: Freddie Woodman, Korey Smith, Connor Roberts, Andre Ayew, Matt Grimes, Jamal Lowe, Jay Fulton, Ryan Manning, Marc Guehi, Ben Cabango and Kyle Naughton
Swansea City: Angus Gunn, Rhys Norrington-Davies, Harry Souttar, Jacob Brown, Nick Powell, Steven Fletcher, Joe Allen, John Mikel Obi, Tommy Smith, James Chester and Danny Batth
Stadium: Bet365 Stadium
Goals: Nick Powell (1-0, min. 7), Connor Roberts (1-1, min. 19) and Andre Ayew (1-2, min. 90)

Swansea enjoyed a mesmerising away victory against Stoke City at Bet365 Stadium on Wednesday. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Stoke City arrived at the game looking pick up points after losing 2-1 to Brentford in their last match. Swansea City were beaten 3-1 in the previous match against Bristol City. Following today’s result, Stoke City are in 11th place, with 45 points from 34 matches, while Swansea City sit in 4th, with 62 points from 34.

Stoke City started the game well, following a goal from Nick Powell after only 7 minutes. However, they didn’t maintain the lead for long though, an equalizer from a Connor Roberts, 19 minutes in brought Swansea City level, thereby seeing the first half to a 1-1.

Swansea City continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Andre Ayew just before the final whistle, which sealed the victory for the visitors.

For Stoke City Jack Clarke and Jordan Thompson came on for Danny Batth and Nick Powell, while Swansea brought on Conor Hourihane to replace Jamal Lowe.

The referee booked one player from Swansea City, Ryan Manning.

Swansea City and Stoke City will next play at home to Middlesbrough and Wycombe Wanderers respectively.

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