Everton 2-3 Swansea Highlights

Everton strengthened their hopes of qualifying for Europe after a battling win over Swansea lifted them into fifth spot in the Premier League table.

Leighton Baines put the Toffees ahead from the penalty spot after Chico Flores brought down Ross Barkley.

Swansea equalised when Wilfried Bony pounced on Angel Rangel’s cross before Romelu Lukaku restored Everton’s lead after a centre by Kevin Mirallas.

Barkley’s low header made it 3-1 before Ashley Williams’s late consolation.

Watch English Premier League match, Everton Vs Swansea highlights here.

Venue: Goodison Park
Date: Saturday, 22 March, 2014
Kick off: 15:00 GMT


Swansea have failed to win any of their 19 league and cup games against Everton, drawing five and losing 14. Four of those draws have come at Goodison Park.

Everton have already beaten Swansea twice this season: 2-1 away in the league, and 3-1 at home in the FA Cup fifth round.


Roberto Martinez’s side have won 17 of their last 23 Premier League home games, losing only once.

They have won five league matches in a row at Goodison Park and are unbeaten in their last 27 home league fixtures on a Saturday since a 1-0 defeat by Manchester United in October 2011.

Everton’s last four league games have been goalless at half-time. In total, the Toffees have failed to score in 18 of their 28 league games before the interval.

Their only defeat in 15 matches against bottom-half-of-the-table opposition came at home to Sunderland on Boxing Day.

Seamus Coleman is the highest-scoring defender in the Premier League this season with six goals. He has a career-best seven goals in all competitions this season.

Swansea City

They have only won two of their last 15 league matches (W2, D5, L8).

The Swans have earned just two points from four matches since winning their first Premier League game under Garry Monk.

Swansea are winless in their last eight away games (D3, L5) since beating Fulham in November.

They have taken five points from 14 matches against top-half opponents. Only Crystal Palace (four points) have a worse record.

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