Everton 1-1 Swansea: Bradley denied first win late on

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  • Bradley still waiting for first win
  • Sigurdsson, Coleman score
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Swansea City drew 1-1 with Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday as American coach Bob Bradley was denied his first win as Swans boss in his fifth game in charge.

Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a penalty kick just before half time and Swansea almost held off an Everton side who dominated possession but failed to create clear cut chances until Seamus Coleman headed home one minute from time.

The point moves Swansea on to six points for the season, while Everton move to 19 points.

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Just before half time Swansea took the lead as they were awarded a penalty kick. Phil Jagielka took down Sigurdsson and the Icelandic international dusted himself off and sent Stekelenburg the wrong way. 1-0 to the Swans.

After going ahead they almost conceded as Yannick Bolasie raced through but Lukasz Fabianski saved superbly.

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In the second half Swansea dug in and made it very difficult for Everton as Bradley’s boys edged closer to a first win of the season.

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Jay Fulton glanced a header just wide from Sigurdsson’s free kick as the Scottish U21 international impressed and Everton labored. The Toffees had plenty of the ball but the Swans kept the play in front of them and sat back on their lead.

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Everton huffed and puffed and finally broke Swansea down as Coleman looped a header home after Jordi Amat‘s weak clearance in he 89th minute. Heartbreak for Bradley and Swansea.