first_imgWilfried Bony netted an impressive brace as Swansea cruised to an easy win against Leicester to move up to sixth in the Premier League.The Ivorian was back to his imperious best as he polished off a free flowing Jacks move to put the hosts in front, and then added a second after the break to make it three goals in as many games for the striker.Swansea made a nervy start to proceedings but the Liberty Stadium was soon in full voice when Gylfi Sigurdsson went down under the challenge of Wes Morgan after the defender’s errant pass to the midfielder.Referee Mike Jones refused to be swayed by the baying crowd though, and video replays showed it was the correct call with Morgan nicking the ball away just in time.But Leicester were living on thin ice and it was no surprise when the Welsh side went ahead on 33 minutes.Bony’s cheeky backheel freed up Sigurdsson to escape the Foxes’ defence and the Iceland star immediately returned the ball for the striker to sweep the ball past Kasper Schmeichel.White shirts continued to pour forward at will and the only shock at half-time was the fact the visitors were trailing just by the one goal.Fresh from a Pearson rollicking, Leicester returned with a bit more intent after the break as Danny Drinkwater called Lukasz Fabianski, who had been happily snoozing away up until that point, into action with a long range effort.But just as it looked like the Championship winners were making inroads, Bony struck again after yet more fine play from Sigurdsson.The summer signing from Tottenham released Jefferson Montero with a sweet one-two, and moments later the ball was nestling in the net as the winger put the ball on a platter for Bony to stroke home.Despite there being more than half-an-hour remaining it felt like game over in Wales such was Leicester’s lack of attacking threat and so it proved.Jonjo Shelvey went on to hit the bar for Swansea with an absolute howitzer from 30-yards out, while at the other end Esteban Cambiasso somehow managed to hit the post from just a yard out, with Fabianski brilliantly denying Andy King’s initial header and then clawing the Argentine midfielder’s effort off the goal-line, 1 Swansea 2-0 Leicester: Bony brace buries feeble Foxes last_img

Swansea 2-0 Leicester: Bony’s brace buries feeble Foxes

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