Swansea's Ki Sung-yueng fires priceless late victor against Burnley

Swansea's Ki Sung-yueng fires priceless late victor against Burnley

His brother Jordan Ayew was denied by the visitors' keeper Nick Pope but Ki Sung-Yeung supplied the winning goal with a powerful low drive from the edge of the penalty area.

Ki's victor came after Carvalhal had made two attacking second-half substitutions with Andre Ayew, making his second Swansea debut after rejoining the club from West Ham on transfer deadline day, and Tammy Abraham sent on to make the difference.

The Portuguese added: "We put in Andre Ayew, Tammy Abraham, we had three attackers in the middle".

Swansea were bottom of the table and five points adrift of safety when Carvalhal took over in December just four days after being sacked by Championship side Sheffield Wednesday.

Swansea have now won more points, 14, in Carvalhal's seven games in charge than the 13 his predecessor Paul Clement collected in 20 matches.

"We were very deep in the ocean, down in water, so for the first time we put our nose out of water and we breathed a little last week".


"I think the players are learning, some are maturing into what the Premier League is all about, because some haven't played that much, but the margins are tight and you have to find a way of getting on the right side of them".

"We start swimming now".

"We put all the meat in the barbecue, all the meat inside the grill, because we wish a lot to win the game, I am very happy because that created a big impact". "There were only stones and no fish - we couldn't see anything", the coach told Swansea's official website.

But the seventh-place Clarets were left to reflect on another disappointing afternoon, with the longest winless run in the top flight stretching to 10 games.

"He says he has an "A" face and a "B" face, so when we have a laugh it's great". Time and again, clubs bring in a fresh footballing outlook, which immediately breathes life into a lacklustre squad.

"But it's our job to correct the run and my job as manager to do so".

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