Sporting activities News of Sunday, 28 February 2021
Ghana skipper Andre Ayew was on focus on for Swansea City but his hard work was not ample to help save his Swansea Town aspect from a 3-1 home reduction to Bristol Town in the Championship on Saturday.
The attacker’s strike following fifty percent-time put the Jack Military in pole situation for 3 factors but replies from Nahki Wells, Kasey Palmer substitute Antoine Semenyo turned the tide at Liberty Stadium.
The defeat denied fourth-spotted Swansea the prospect to consolidate their promotion enjoy-off place on the league table. Bristol, on the other hand, have moved up to 11th on the log.
Saturday’s aim was Ayew’s 10th league strike of the time, obtaining created 30 appearances involving 29 commences so significantly.
The 31-12 months-old broke the deadlock in the 55th minute, slotting residence a penalty right after Palmer was adjudged to have dealt with in the box.
The people levelled the rating 11 minutes later on as Zak Vyner established up Wells to hearth earlier goalkeeper Freddie Woodman.
In the 80th minute, Bristol went in advance for the first time, benefiting from Palmer’s inswinger which looped more than Woodman into the much corner of the internet.
Then Semenyo entered the fray as a substitute a person minute to whole-time but unsuccessful to be constrained by his shorter keep on the pitch as he pounced on Woodman’s attempted clearance to shoot into an empty internet.
Swansea had hoped to make it two straight wins immediately after bouncing again from a 4-1 away defeat to Huddersfield Town to sign up a 1- property victory more than Coventry Metropolis on Wednesday.
Ayew is now only 5 aims shy of equaling his 15-target haul of final period when he finished the term as the club’s best scorer. He was also adjudged by the club as their most valuable player in the final campaign.
This season, the Ghanaian is nicely on course to keep the prime scorer’s title as he prospects the club’s scorer’s list.
He will hope to aid Swansea return to profitable approaches when they confront Stoke Town on Wednesday.
Ghana coach CK Akonnor will be delighted with the attacker’s form primary up to their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe.