FINAL: Swansea City 2 v Manchester City 4; Toure Double

SWANSEA, WALES (Sporting Alert) — Yaya Toure scored a brace in leading Manchester City to a 3-2 victory over Swansea City at The Liberty Stadium on Sunday.

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SWANSEA, WALES (Sporting Alert) — Yaya Toure scored a brace in leading Manchester City to a 4-2 victory over Swansea City at The Liberty Stadium on Sunday.

Toure scored the opening goal and then added a second to put his team 3-2 ahead in the 74th minute, while former Swansea forward Wilfried Bony came on as sub to score against his ex-club in the 90th minute.

Swansea City and Manchester City shared three goals in the very opened first half before things got away from the home side towards the latter minutes of the second half. Yaya Toure and James Milner scored to give Manchester City a 2-0, but Swansea City pulled a goal back just before halftime through Gylfi Sigurdsson. Live Stream of this game is on talkSport.com

Toure, who was linked with a move to Premier League champions Chelsea in the Sunday papers, opened the scoring when his powerful deflected shot from just inside the penalty area beat Lukasz Fabianski in the Swansea City goal after 21 minutes. City then double their lead. Milner finished brilliantly from inside the box to make it 2-0 after Frank Lampard found Sergio Aguero with a lovely volley pass from well inside his own area. Lampard’s delivery was perfect for Aguero, who slipped Milner through on goal.

The England midfield then cut back on the inside before guiding a shot home past a well beaten Fabianski in the 36th minute.

However, Swansea pulled a goal back on the stroke of halftime when Sigurdsson curls a shot past Joe Hart to cut the deficit to 2-1 going into the break.

Swansea City then even things up at 2-2 after forward Bafetimbi Gomis fired home an equalier after the hour mark, following some poor defending by the travelers.

However, Toure restored the lead for Manchester City in the 74th minute as he used his strength and power to hold off his marker and beat Fabianski at his near post.

The goalkeeper will certainly be disappointed with his effort there as it looks like a shot that he shot have saved.

Bony wrap things up in stoppage time, but didn’t celebrate, as expected.

Manchester City were securing their fifth win in a row.

The Swans were still hoping to win a place in Europe for next season so this defeat would have put a massive dent to their hopes.

Swansea v Man City
Swansea: Fabianski, Richards, Fernandez, Williams, Taylor, Cork, Shelvey, Dyer, Sigurdsson, Montero, Gomis. Subs: Britton, Emnes, Grimes, Tremmel, Bartley, Barrow, Tiendalli
Man City: Hart, Zabaleta, Demichelis, Mangala, Kolarov, Toure, Fernandinho, Milner, Lampard, Silva, Aguero. Subs: Kompany, Dzeko, Caballero, Bony, Jesus Navas, Clichy, Jovetic
Referee: Mark Clattenburg (Tyne & Wear)

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