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Everton, Swansea in stalemate

20 September 2015, 08:29

Swansea — A wasteful Everton side was held to a 0-0 draw by Swansea at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday, with striker Romelu Lukaku wasting a number of chances to give his team victory in the Premier League encounter.

Lukaku had a shot cleared off the line by Swansea defender Ashley Williams, after the Belgium striker reacted quickest to a deflected shot from Ross Barkley and beat goalkeeper Lukas Fabianski to the ball in the 58th minute.

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Lukaku also blazed over the bar after being played through by Gareth Barry five minutes earlier.

Swansea went closest through a free kick from Gylfi Sigurdsson, which hit the side netting.

Everton's Kevin Mirallas was shown a straight red card for an aggressive sliding challenge on Modou Barrow in the last minute of the game.

- AP


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