West Ham United 1-4 Swansea City: Not a happy Boleyn Ground

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  • Swans build three-goal lead
  • 1st win at Boleyn since 1956
  • Swans move 11th

Andre Ayew, Wayne Routledge, Bafetimbi Gomis and Ki Sung-yeung all scored as Swansea City shocked West Ham with a 4-1 win at the Boleyn Ground on Saturday.

A Stephen Kingsley own goal was the lone goal for West Ham, which lost to Swans at home for the first time since 1956.

Swans sit 11th with 43 points, while West Ham stays 6th with 59 points.

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Lukasz Fabianski made a pair of gorgeous saves before the match was three minutes old, as West Ham was lively off the opening kick.

It was mostly Hammers for the next few stages of the match, and Dmitri Payet just missed on his attempt to a free kick over the wall and under the bar in the 19th minute.

Swans, however, broke through first when Wayne Routledge was on the business end of a tic-tac-toe play just outside the six.

Soon after, Angelo Ogbonna firing a fantastic chance over the bar.

Swans made him pay for that miss at the other end, with Ayew

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The opportunistic, flowing Swansea of last season was clearly on display Saturday as Ki scored to make it 3-0 to the visitors off a snapping low effort in the 52nd minute.

West Ham finally pulled one back in the 68th minute, with the third kick at the can going in off the boot of Sakho, but Gomis restored the lead in stoppage time.