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Premier League • Day 38
  • 2nd Half
  • Swansea City
  • Manchester City
  • AgüeroTouré
    90'
  • MonteroGomis
    83'
  • Britton
    74'
  • IheanachoNasri
    72'
  • Sagna
    67'
  • RoutledgeBarrow
    58'
  • 1st Half
  • Swansea City
  • Manchester City
  • Ayew
    45'
  • Otamendi
    45'
  • Iheanacho
    41'
  • Iheanacho
    5'
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Swansea City - Manchester City
Premier League - 16 May 2016

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90+3'

There goes the final whistle. It finishes 1-1, and the club should clinch fourth place and a Champions League spot with this point. Not the greatest of games, but Manuel Pellegrini bows out giving Pep Guardiola what he wants starting out.

90+2' 

City going to make a change with Yaya Toure arriving to replace Sergio Aguero for the home side.

90+1'  

We are into three minutes of time added on at the Liberty Stadium.

89'  
88'  

Doesn't look like Swansea are going to find a winner out there. Which is good news for the visitors.

87'  

Newcastle leading Spurs 5-1 at St James' Park. A quite astonishing result in that one. This one looks like ending in a draw which will be enough for City to qualify for Champions League.

86' 
85' 

Aguero in the Swansea box. Manchester City knocking the ball around from side to side. No need to take any chances out there.

84'  

Kristoffer Nordfeldt throws the free-kick down the pitch from deep. City so close to securing this Champions League spot.

83'  

Real concern for Sagna here who isn't moving too freely. A few of the Manchester City medical staff having a look at the full-back.

82'

Change coming here for Swansea as Montero departs the action to be replaced by Gomis for the home team.

81'

Sagna is on the deck here rolling around. Looks to be in a spot of trouble after colliding with Montero. Sanga clutching his knee.

80'  

Swansea with plenty of bodies behind the ball. City moving it from side to side as Fernandino picks out Navas, but the cross is not up to the mark.

79' 

Has an air of an end of season fixture about it at times, but Manchester City must inject some final momentum into their play for this final push here.

78'  
77'  

Aguero feeds Nasri on the run. His cutback is dangerous, but calm and composed defending by Kingsley to clear the danger for the Swans. Smart and composed play.

76'  

Rangel and Nasri collide going for a high ball. Rangel has been penalised for foul play.

75'

Samir Nasri has taken over from Kelechi Iheanacho for the visiting side as De Bruyne sends a corner straight out of play.

74'  

Federico Fernández with a clearance from inside his area. Wasn't messing about in getting that out of the park.

73'

A booking for Britton as he takes out De Bruyne in the middle of the park. Can have few complaints about that. Not a bad booking to take in the end.

72'  

Kelechi Iheanacho falls as he tries to unload a shot. Pretty poor stuff. And on we go in this nervy contest as City chase Champions League qualification.

71'  

It would be astonishing if Manchester City don't qualify for the Champions League, but funny things happen in football as we head for the final 20 minutes.

70' 

Was supposed to be a lot easier for Manchester City today. What is obvious are the changes that need to made to this side under Pep Guardiola. Lacking ruthlessness in the key areas.

69' 
68'  

Kingsley throws in a cross at pace. Plenty of movement on the ball, but lacked the direction as Hart comes off his line to make a comfortable take.

67'

Sagna goes into the book for chopping down Montero out wide. Direct running by Montero. And the home side can ask further questions of this Manchester City defence.

66' 

Fernandinho steps up from 30 yards out as he drags a shot well wide of the target. The visiting fans look on in further frustration.

65'  

This is has really summed up City's season. Plenty of huff and puff without actually finishing off much of their good work. Have been wasteful in the final third.

64'  

De Bruyne expecting a foul after tumbling under pressure from Rangel. Looked a bit of a dive, and Mike Dean agrees as he waves play on.

63'

Another chance comes and goes for the visitors as Aguero sends a shot spinning a few yard wide of the home goal. That looked certain to be the equaliser, but not taken.

62'  
Andre Ayew finds the equaliser for the home side.
61'  

Southampton are going to finish fifth in the table as we stand holding a 1-0 lead over Crystal Palace. Wonder how much this is going to change over the next 30 minutes?

60' 

Meanwhile, better news for Manchester City from elsewhere as Stoke City draw level with West Ham United at 1-1.

59'  

Swansea will be the last team to score a PL goal versus Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City. It was also a Welsh team that the Chilean's Citizens conceded their first PL goal against, the 3-2 defeat at Cardiff City on 25 August 2013.

58'

Time for a change for the home side as Barrow replaces Routledge for the Swans. Routledge given a fair old reception by the home supporters.

57' 

Kingsley throws over the corner, but Fernandez sends the header spinning a few yards wide. Decent effort, but we remain at 1-1.

56' 

Kingsley coming up with the corner for Swansea. Referee Mike Dean speaking to a few players in the visiting box about some jostling off the ball.

55'  

Montero on the charge down a flank for Swansea before he is tackled by Sagna. Concerning moments for the visiting side. Corner to the home team.

54'  

Amat doing well to win the ball from Aguero, who is fouled seconds later. Man City with the ball around the halfway line. As we stand, the visitors still qualifying for Europe.

53'  

No hanging about here by Nicolas Otamendi who goes straight into the book for this effort.

Otamendi is booked for crunching tackle.
52' 

Glorious chance for Iheanacho, but he can't sort his feet out in time after Nordfeldt deflected the ball straight to him from the Navas cross. Eventually the loose ball dribbles away from him. Poor goalkeeping really, but not finished by the visitors.

51'  

André Ayew sets a new personal best for most goals in a single league season, as he scores his 12th for Swansea in the 2015/16 Premier League. He netted 11 times for Olympique Marseille in Ligue 1 in 2010/11.

50'  

Navas back helping out his defence. Runs out of options before making a clearance a right-back would be proud of to ironic cheers from the home fans.

49' 

Andre Ayew is hobbling a bit here after taking a fair old hit in going for a loose ball. Swansea back in possession seconds later.

48'  

The moment Swansea drew level in this match.

Andre Ayew celebrates after scoring the first goal for Swansea.
47'
Manchester City

De Bruyne with a lovely teasing cross. Superb control, but Mangala can't keep the header down as he nods over from five yards out.

46'

Off we go then for the second half. Manchester City to get the ball rolling in this second half.

45+2'  
45+2'

There goes the whistle at the break. Somehow Manchester City don't lead despite dominating chances and pressure. It is 1-1. And as we stand, fourth place and the Champions League qualification place is back up for grabs.

45+1'

GOAL! Andre Ayew sends a free-kick into the net. Ball comes off the head of Fernandinho from 22 yards before flying past Hart, who was heading in the wrong direction. Last action of the first half and it is 1-1.

44'

Otamendi is the latest man into the book for a late challenge on Britton. Another free-kick chance for the home side.

43'  

The visitors will probaby be disappointed they are only one goal clear at the break.

42'  
41'  

Montero decides to have a go at goal. Can't get a clear shot at goal, and ends up screwing his effort well wide in the end.

40' 

Swansea make a mess of the free-kick as Cork chips the ball straight into the arms of Hart in the visiting goal. And on we go with the visitors leading 1-0.

39'

A booking for Kelechi Iheanacho after he clatters into a late challenge on Rangel from behind.

38'  

Pellegrini looks like he is going to hand over Champions League football to Pep Guardiola unless the visitors blow up.

37' 

Newcastle have gone 2-0 clear of Spurs presenting Arsenal with the chance to finish above their fierce rivals in the table. Would you believe it? Standard fare really for Spurs fans. Arsenal continue to lead Aston Villa 1-0.

36'  
35'  

Mangala taking a bit chance in manhandling Fernandez from the corner. Hart punches clear the second corner before Man City break to the other end. Move finishes with Navas sending a shot spinning wide of goal.

34' 

Corner comes into the Man City box, but all too easy for Pellegrini's side to deal with in clearing the danger before another corner is awarded seconds later.

33'  

The visitors continue to move the ball about with some relish. But Andre Ayew sees a shot deflect off Mangala before flying behind for a corner to the home team.

32'  

The visitors up to 11 attempts on goal. Swansea have yet to have one as Fernandinho tracks back to clear from Montero. Mangala somehow giving the ball away under little or no pressure.

31' 

This is all very comfortable for Man City as Navas picks out Iheanacho, but he is well tackled by Britton in the heart of the Swansea defence.

30'  

De Bruyne throws in a corner, but a solid piece of defending by Swansea to head clear in the middle of their own box.

29' 

Really sloppy stuff it must be said by Swansea, who were almost masters of their own downfull. You get the feeling there are more goals in this for the visiting side.

28'

Almost a horrific moment by Montero who somehow manages to pick out a pass to Iheanacho rather than find his goalkeeper, but the youngster thumps over under pressure.

27' 

Iheanacho thinks better than give Aguero a mouthful to his iconic striking partner, but a bit greedy by the forward.

26'  

Aguero does superbly well to win the ball out wide. Rather than look to pick out Kelechi Iheanacho, he smashes a shot into the side of the netting. Chance wasted really.

25' 
24'

Kristoffer Nordfeldt doing superbly well to beat out an effort by Aguero. Did well to get a yard there, but can't knock the ball beyond the home keeper from five yards out.

23' 

West Ham have gone ahead at Stoke City, but Man City are okay for the Champions League as long as the score stays the same at the Liberty Stadium. 1-0 is good news for City.

22'  

Lovely day for football here as a City moves just breaks down between De Bruyne, Aguero and Kelechi Iheanacho.

21'  
20'  

De Bruyne with some lovely play just on the edge of the box. Takes up a decent position, but drives the ball straight into the arms of Kristoffer Nordfeldt.

19'  

City occupying fourth spot in the table as we stand here and heading for the Champions League. heanacho thumps a shot well over the bar from distance.

18'  

Swansea slowly and surely starting to find their feet in this match. Knocking the ball about with some confidence between defence and midfield.

17' 
Swansea City

Smart piece of goalkeeping by Joe Hart as he comes of his line to collect a high ball under some pressure. That City defence doesn't look too clever.

11' 

Aguero fires a shot wide. A reminder: the match between United and Bournemouth has been abandoned. City can seal fourth with a draw today.

10' 

GOAL DISALLOWED! Jefferson Montero has the ball in the back of the net for Swansea but he used his arm.

8' 

Incredibly, the United game has been ABANDONED! A suspect package has led to Old Trafford being emptied.

5'

GOAL!! Complete confusion! Mike Dean rules out a goal from Kelechi Iheanachno but then awards it! The striker was played onside by a defender on the ground after Aguero had a shot saved and the ball rolled to Iheanacho.

3'

Nice move from City. Sergio Aguero works the ball wide to Kevin de Bruyne and the Dutchman flashes a cross into the box. No City player can get on the end of it but it’s a good chance for the visitors.

2' 

Swansea with the early running at the Liberty Stadium, strangely given what is at stake.

1'

KICK OFF!

15:00 

So, there's drama over at Old Trafford but we proceed as normal here. What a bizarre situation. City just need to focus on the job. But if they lose, United will have an added incentive knowing what they must do in their delayed match.

14:55 

Kick-off if expected to take place as usual. There are five minutes before kick off.

14:50 

City have a three-point deficit behind Arsenal. If Arsenal lose, and City win, they are guaranteed third place, because they've a far better goal difference.

14:45 

In the Manchester United game - the only game that City will really be worrying about other than their own - OId Trafford is being evacuated, with a 45 minute delay possible.

14:40

Francesco Guidolin: "Sometimes it's important to have a season where things are complicated to understand and to learn new things but the first aim is always to get 40 points in the Premier League. But it's important we don't lose our identity. I want my team to play good football and achieve results."

14:35

Manuel Pellegrini: "Maybe after the Arsenal game everyone thought we were eliminated. But now it has flipped around the other way so we must be very careful."

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini
14:30 

An artist's impression of Van Gaal having just discovered the Swansea team news can be found below. United are home to Bournemouth so we will keep you updated with events from Old Trafford as and when they occur.

Lous van Gaal
14:25 

Oh dear. Swansea are resting their players who are involved at Euro 2016 so that means Ashley Williams, Neil Taylor, Gylfi Sigurdsson and Lukasz Fabianski. Apparently Ki Sung-yueng is on military service in South Korea! That's a really big boost for City - although United won't be amused.

 
 
 
 
14:20 

A reminder: Manchester City start the day two points ahead of Manchester United in fourth place. If they get a draw against Swansea they will be assured of a Champions League place thanks to their superior goal difference, so United need Swansea to put up a fight.

14:15 

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the last day of the Premier League season. Desmond Kane will be guiding you through Manchester City’s match against Swansea City.