PAST MEETINGS: Swans v Arsenal

13th January 2017

With the Swans hosting Arsenal at the Liberty on Saturday, we look at back at some previous encounters between the clubs.
Here, we bring you some classic Premier League meetings along with an FA Cup stalemate.



Swansea 2-1 Arsenal
Premier League - Sunday, November 9, 2014
The Swans came from behind with two late goals to claim a memorable win over Arsenal at the Liberty Stadium.
The Gunners took the lead when Alexis Sanchez finished from close range after an excellent run and pass from Danny Welbeck.
But a stunning Gylfi Sigurdsson free-kick and a fine header from substitute Bafetimbi Gomis sealed victory for Garry Monk's men.
The win saw Swansea leapfrog Arsenal into fifth place in the Premier League table as they continued their solid start to the campaign.
SWANS: Fabianski, Rangel, Bartley, Williams, Taylor, Ki Sung-Yueng, Carroll (Britton, 87), Emnes (Barrow, 67), Montero, Sigurdsson, Bony (Gomis, 76).
ARSENAL: Szczesny, Chambers (Sanogo, 90), Mertesacker, Monreal, Gibbs, Ramsey (Walcott, 79), Flamini (Wilshere, 79), Oxlade-Chamberlain, Sanchez, Cazorla, Welbeck.





Swansea 3-2 Arsenal
Premier League - Sunday, January 15, 2012
The Swans secured a memorable victory over Arsenal following a pulsating clash at a raucous Liberty Stadium.
The Gunners took an early lead with a well-taken Robin van Persie goal, but the visitors were outplayed for long periods.
Scott Sinclair converted a penalty after Aaron Ramsey's foul to level the scores before Nathan Dyer clipped the Swans in front early in the second half.
Theo Walcott dinked over Michel Vorm to level but, less than a minute later, Danny Graham slotted home the winner after a fine pass from substitute Gylfi Sigurdsson.
SWANS: Vorm, Rangel, Caulker, Williams, Taylor, Britton, Agustien (Sigurdsson, 45), Allen, Sinclair, Dyer (Routledge, 81), Graham (Lita, 90).
ARSENAL: Szczesny, Mertesacker (Oxlade-Chamberlain, 77), Koscielny, Djourou, Miquel, Walcott, Ramsey, Song, Arshavin (Henry, 63), Benayoun (Rosicky, 63), Van Persie.
Swansea 2-2 Arsenal
FA Cup - Sunday, January 6, 2013

Danny Graham scored his third goal in as many games to earn the Swans a replay in a pulsating FA Cup third round tie at the Liberty.
After a goalless first half in which the home side had the better chances, Michael Laudrup's men took the lead with just under an hour played as substitute Michu turned Per Mertesacker before firing past Wojciech Szczesny.
But the visitors came back and levelled the tie when Lukas Podolski turned home a loose ball in the box, before they grabbed a second just two minutes later through Keiran Gibbs's stunning volley.
However, the Swans were not to be denied as Graham smashed home with three minutes to play to continue his good run of form.
The two sides will now battle it out in a replay at the Emirates to decide who will take their place in the fourth round.

Swans: Michel Vorm, Dwight Tiendalli, Chico Flores, Kyle Bartley, Ben Davies, Leon Britton (Kemy Agustien, 69), Ki Sung-Yueng, Jonathan de Guzman (Michu, 57), Wayne Routledge (Pablo Hernandez, 57), Nathan Dyer, Danny Graham.
Subs: Gerhard Tremmel, Garry Monk, Angel Rangel, Kemy Agustien, Pablo Hernandez, Itay Shechter, Michu.

Arsenal: Wojciech Szczesny, Bacary Sagna, Per Mertesacker, Laurent Koscielny, Keiran Gibbs, Mikel Arteta (capt), Jack Wilshere, Aaron Ramsey (Lukas Podolski, 72), Santi Cazorla, Olivier Giroud, Theo Walcott.
Subs: Damian Martinez, Thomas Vermaelen, Andre Santos, Francis Coquelin, Tomas Rosicky, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lukas Podolski.