PAST MEETINGS: Swans v Sunderland

9th December

With the Swans hosting Sunderland at the Liberty on Saturday, we look at back at some previous encounters between the clubs.
Here, we bring you some tight Premier League meetings along with a one-sided top-flight fixture.

Swansea 4-0 Sunderland
Barclays Premier League - Saturday, 19 October 2013
A rampant second-half display from Swansea saw them claim a comfortable victory of bottom of the table Sunderland.
After a goalless first half, Phil Bardsley inadvertently scored an own goal to put the home side ahead on 57 minutes.
Just a minute later the Swans doubled their lead as Jonathan de Guzman curled home a sublime second, before Wilfried Bony scored from the penalty spot.
Another own goal - this time from Steven Fletcher after he directed Chico Flores' effort over the line - sealed the win for Swansea and condemned Sunderland to defeat in SA1.

SWANS: Vorm, Rangel, Chico Flores, Amat, Davies (Taylor, 51), Britton, Dyer, de Guzman, Michu, Routledge (Pozuelo, 81), Bony (Vazquez, 75).
SUNDERLAND: Westwood, Celustka, Bardsley, Cattermole, O'Shea, Roberge, Larsson, Gardner, Fletcher (Altidore, 82), Giaccherini (Colback, 61), Johnson (Borini, 61).

Swansea 1-1 Sunderland
Barclays Premier League - Saturday, 7 February 2015
Ki Sung-Yueng's second-half header earned Swansea a point against Sunderland at the Liberty.
Jermain Defoe put the visitors ahead in the first half, while Ki saw a goal ruled out for offside.
But the South Korean international did draw the Swans level in the second period as he headed home Kyle Naughton's cross.

SWANS: Fabianski, Naughton, Fernandez, Williams, Taylor (Rangel, 67), Ki Sung-Yueng, Cork, Barrow (Montero, 45), Shelley (Oliveira, 79), Dyer, Gomis.
SUNDERLAND: Pantilimon, Reveillere, Vergini, O'Shea, Van Aanholt, Alvarez (Johnson, 65), Larsson, Bridcutt, Jordi Gomez, Graham (Fletcher, 76), Defoe.

Swansea 2-2 Sunderland
Barclays Premier League - Saturday, 1 September 2012
Ten-man Swansea twice came from behind to earn a draw against Sunderland in a game overshadowed by an injury to Neil Taylor.
The Swans defender was stretchered off in the first half following a challenge with Craig Gardner, while Sunderland went ahead when Steven Fletcher capitalised on a poor back pass from Ashley Williams.
Wayne Routledge volleyed the home side level before the break but Fletcher added a second in first-half stoppage time to regain Sunderland's lead.
However, Michu headed home to make it 2-2 midway through the second half before Chico Flores was sent off for a high challenge on Louis Saha.

SWANS: Vorm, Rangel, Chico Flores, Williams, Taylor (Davies, 20), Britton, Michu (Ki Sung-Yueng, 78), Dyer, Routledge (Tate, 73), De Guzman, Graham.
SUNDERLAND: Mignolet, O'Shea, Cuellar, Cattermole (Meyler, 38), Larsson, Gardner, Colbacco, Johnson, McClean, Sessegnon (Campbell, 84), Fletcher (Saha, 67).

Swansea 0-0 Sunderland
Barclays Premier League - Saturday, 27 August 2011
Swansea's wait for a first win in the Premier League continued following a goalless draw against Sunderland at the Liberty.
Scott Sinclair had the home side's best effort when he struck the crossbar with a 25-yard effort in the first half.
Debutant John O'Shea also hit the bar with a header early on for Sunderland, while Michel Vorm made a string of saves to deny Asamoah Gyan.

SWANS: Vorm, Rangel, Caulker, Williams, Taylor, Britton, Sinclair, Dyer (Dobbie, 79), Routledge (Lita, 71), Agustien (Allen, 79), Graham.
SUNDERLAND: Mignolet, Bardsley, Brown, O'Shea, Ferdinand, Cattermole (Wickham, 70), Larsson (Elmohamady, 70), Gardner, Colback, Sessegnon, Gyan (Richardson, 76).