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Fernando Llorente strikes against Everton to get Swansea out of drop zone

There are always twists and turns towards the end of a season but Swansea City could not have imagined the chain of events that has taken them out of the relegation zone with two matches remaining. Hull City’s surprise defeat at home against Sunderland opened a window of opportunity that Swansea took full advantage of with the most precious of victories, courtesy of yet another Fernando Llorente header.

It was Llorente’s 13th goal of the season and enough to lift Swansea one point ahead of Hull, who have now slipped into the bottom three, prompting huge celebrations among the home supporters here at the final whistle. With Hull travelling to Crystal Palace next Sunday, Swansea now have a chance to crank up the pressure on both of those clubs by picking up another three points at Sunderland the day before.

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