Premier League 2017/18: 5 biggest surprises of the season

Premier League 2017/18: 5 biggest surprises of the season

Premier League 2017/18: 5 biggest surprises of the season

Moore's side escaped relegation from the English Premier League twice on Saturday, first when they beat Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 thanks to an injury-time goal from Spurs youth product Jake Livermore, then again when another late goal earned Everton a 1-1 draw with relegation rivals Southampton in the day's late game. "They know they must react very fast", the manager added.

It's the penultimate round of fixtures in the Premier League with a number of clubs in desperate need of points if they want to avoid relegation, while others already have their flip-flops on with one eye on the summer. The problem for Carlos Carvalhal, however, is that Swansea can ill-afford this sequence to continue.

Federico Fernandez has returned from injury to start for Swansea City in their Premier League encounter with Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.

Bournemouth failed to respond and were lucky not to be trailing by more before Josh King restored parity on the stroke of half-time. Hodgson has the tools to hit the home side on the counter, so he will be looking to play on the break. An improved second half was a welcome sight for the home fans but it didn't quite improve enough, leaving the visitors heading South the happier team.

Mike van der Hoorn fired the initial effort towards the Cherries' goal; which the 30-year-old did well to force away before Nathan Dyer tested the Bosnia and Herzegovina global again moments later from close range, but the custodian was equal to it to eventually quash the danger.

Jordan Ayew leads the club with seven goals and will need to score goals over the final three games to keep Swansea up.

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Southampton and Swansea are fighting for their lives

West Ham took a giant leap towards securing their Premier League survival and piled more pressure on Leicester boss Claude Puel with a 2-0 victory at the King Power Stadium.

Swansea will be desperate for a result to help them in their struggle against relegation, and will likely field an attacking team as a draw does nothing for the Welsh club.

"This is the main point".

Bournemouth have looked both good and bad in recent weeks but unfortunately for Eddie Howe, the Cherries have been achieving this during each match rather than week-to-week.

The win moved David Moyes' team six points clear of the bottom three and put a three-point cushion between Swansea and Huddersfield immediately below them.


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