Player Ratings – Swansea
Jack Butland – 7
Didn’t have much to do all game apart from a superb save from his own captain. Left with no chance for Bony’s goal.
Kurt Zouma – 6
Struggled going forward down the right and at times was beaten too easily. Showed his strength as always but certainly not a right back.
Ryan Shawcross – 6
Could’ve attacked the ball better for Bony’s goal and Bony did have the better of him on multiple occasions throughout the game. Kept the defence organised well and launched a lovely ball forward to Crouch that created the winner. Lucky not to put the ball in his own net.
Bruno Martins Indi – 7
Looked a nasty injury, hopefully he won’t be out for too long. He was calm on the ball and Swansea didn’t cause him any problems.
Erik Pieters – 5
Didn’t have much to take care of defensively but was useless going forward, playing poor passes multiple times.
Xherdan Shaqiri – 7
Went missing at times but provided a lovely finish to even the scoring. Should have picked up an assist as well but Diouf somehow missed the target.
Darren Fletcher – 6
Battled hard in middle and gave the defence some solid protection however was beaten easily a couple times.
Joe Allen – 8
Worked so hard and picked up an assist as well. Good link up play throughout the game with the attack, much better for everyone’s favourite Welshman.
Maxim Choupo Moting – 4
Made no impact throughout the game, had to double check he was still on the pitch at one point.
Peter Crouch – 5
Didn’t trouble the goal, went for spectacular on the volley but it was never going in. Good in the air as always and his flick on created the winner.
Mame Diouf – 7
Applied pressure on the Swansea defence all game. Picked up a goal and was lucky with his touch but a lovely composed finish. Should have picked a second but somehow headed wide.
Kevin Wimmer – 7
Had no issues dealing with the Swansea defence when coming on. Picked up a yellow after stopping the Swansea break and taking one for the team.
Ramadan Sobhi – 7
Made an immediate impact when coming on and looked very confident. Did more than Moting did all game, should definitely start against Spurs.
Ibrahim Afellay – 6
Retained the ball well but didn’t have the time to make a huge impact.
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