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Swansea 1-1 Sheff Utd

Sheffield United captain Chris Morgan scored the crucial equaliser
Sheffield United captain Chris Morgan scored the crucial equaliser

Chris Morgan's late goal rescued a point for 10-man Sheffield United after a frenetic second half at Swansea City.

The Blades had striker Darius Henderson sent off a minute after half-time, when his flailing arm connected with Angel Rangel's face as they jumped together.

Ten minutes later a Jason Scotland penalty gave Swansea the lead, after Gary Naysmith's foul on Darren Pratley was ruled to have been in the area.

But on 87 minutes Blades captain Morgan clipped in a close-range equaliser.


Swansea manager Roberto Martinez: "It was a great performance, we were really controlled and imposed ourselves in the game.

"But in football you're going to get moments you don't earn what you deserve and today was one of them cruel days.

"We're all angry... we put ourselves in the position where we had to score the second goal and we had enough chances."

Sheffield United assistant manager Sam Ellis: "We made it hard work after the sending-off and our game plan went out of the window, but I am not here to criticise the referee.

"Certainly it was a point grabbed at the end of the day and that makes if four from two games, so we are still on course."


Swansea: De Vries, Williams, Monk, Rangel, O'Halloran (Tate 36), Britton, Pratley, Gomez, Allen (Brandy 90), Butler, Scotland (Pintado 75). Subs Not Used: Konstantopoulos, Gower.

Goals: Scotland 56 pen.

Sheff Utd: Kenny, Halford (Webber 70), Naysmith (Stokes 80), Morgan, Kilgallon, Henderson, Spring, Quinn, Naughton, Beattie, Howard, Stokes (Ehiogu 89). Subs Not Used: Cotterill, Sharp.

Sent Off: Henderson (46).

Booked: Howard.

Goals: Morgan 87.

Att: 14,744

Ref: Andre Marriner (W Midlands).

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