Swansea 0-2 Newcastle Highlights
Newcastle United strengthened their surprise Champions League push with a superb win at Swansea City thanks to another clinical Papiss Cisse double.
Watch English Premier League match, Swansea Vs Newcastle highlights here.
Venue: Liberty Stadium
Date: Friday, 6 April
0-1 Cisse 5′
0-2 Cisse 69′
This is only the second top-flight meeting between the two sides – the first in December ended in a goalless draw.
Newcastle are unbeaten in their last six games in all competitions against Swansea since a 2-1 defeat in October 1980.
The Swans have lost their last two league games – they are yet to lose three in a row in the Premier League this season.
Brendan Rodgers’s side have lost two of their last three home league games, following a run of one defeat in their previous 12.
Only Manchester City have conceded fewer home goals (10) than Swansea (12) in the Premier League this season.
All six of Gylfi Sigurdsson’s Premier League goals so far have been scored away from home.
Danny Graham is two goals shy of 100 in his club career.
Victory for Newcastle would see them register four consecutive wins in the Premier League for the first time since a five-match winning streak in April 2006.
Their tally of 53 points from 31 games is their best at this stage of a Premier League season since 2002-03.
They have lost just one of their last six league games – a 2-1 defeat by Arsenal.
Papiss Cisse has scored seven goals in his first seven Premier League games for Newcastle; only Les Ferdinand (eight in seven) made a better start to his Premier League career with the club.
Newcastle are yet to win a game in the Premier League this season after conceding the opening goal.