Premier League Results: Score, Match Analysis and Highlights from the Fixture between Swansea City vs Newcastle United on Saturday, March 02, 2013. Includes Video Highlights for U.S. viewers (as available).
Result: Swansea City 1 – 0 Newcastle United
Location: Liberty Stadium – Swansea City
|Swansea – 1||Newcastle – 0|
|Luke Moore 85’|
A fairly level match went into the half 0-0. Both teams managed 6 shots with Swansea getting 4 on goal and Newcastle 3. Swansea did have more of the possession at 66%, but Newcastle did well to keep them out.
Stats wise Newcastle put 5 of their 17 shots on target while Swansea had 6 of their 12 on goal. Swansea managed to keep Newcastle on the back foot and retain possession with 567 passes compared to only 317 for Newcastle.
Newcastle’s loss sees them slip down into 15th place and back into the relegation battle. They are level on points with Sunderland, 3 above Southampton, and only 6 above 18th place. Swansea move back up into 7th place (for the moment at least) level on points with 8th place West Brom at 40 points and one point above Liverpool.