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Llorente silences critics to lift Swansea out of bottom three

They want to win.

Hull City's shock defeat at home to Sunderland earlier in the day presented Paul Clement's men with the flawless opportunity and they obliged.

Leicester moved into the top half of the standings with a seventh win in 10 games since firing title-winning manager Claudio Ranieri.

Champions Leicester City finally ensured their safety with a 3-0 victory at home to Watford, while Stoke City and Bournemouth will be playing top-flight football next season after a 2-2 draw on the south coast. It finished 2-2 in each of those games.

Everton lost 1-0 away to Swansea City this weekend with Gylfi Sigurdsson again proving to be the match-winner for Paul Clement's side.

Swansea City moved out of the relegation zone with a tight 1-0 win against Everton in their Premier League clash at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday night.

The striker netted shortly before the half hour, heading in Jordan Ayew's brilliant cross at the back post, as the hosts capitalised on Hull City's shock defeat at home to Sunderland earlier on Saturday.

Swansea are now one point above Hull and firmly in charge of their own destiny with two games of the season remaining.

"We have had it go for us and against us, and now we have to be absolutely focused and prepared to get a good result at Sunderland". Clement is under no illusions that his side still have plenty of work to do but they've turned things round at the ideal time.

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Today could prove to be a costly, costly defeat.

With their cross-city rivals Manchester United closing in on a spot in Europe's premier club competition via the Europa League, Pep Guardiola will go head-to-head with Jurgen Klopp in the battle for third.

But Llorente, 32, showed the only stat that really matters is goals as his 13th of the season saw Paul Clement's side climb out of the drop zone as they made it seven points from nine.

Leroy Sane starred as Manchester City ran riot against Crystal Palace.

What a time to pick up their first home loss under Marco Silva.

Swansea were bottom of the Premier League with only 12 points from 19 games when Clement was appointed at the start of January.

"The attitude of our players was good, but in the last few games we have had more problems creating and scoring goals".

The great escape could be confirmed as soon as next week.

This season, the younger Jordan has come in from Aston Villa and his work-rate was pivotal to this priceless victory, not to mention the pin-point cross which set up Llorente for the victor.

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