Clucas comes back to haunt Swansea

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In the only Championship match to take place on Sunday (AEDT) amid a host of games in the FA Cup, two second-half goals proved decisive.

Clucas netted the opener against his former club with a low strike from outside the area after 55 minutes and made the most of his chance to put on an exuberant celebration in front of the away fans.

Matt Grimes hit the bar as Swansea attempted to respond, but McClean found the bottom corner with a left-footed effort in the first minute of added time.

Stoke now has a seven-point cushion over the bottom three, while Swansea has won just one of its last seven league away games and missed the chance to go fifth in the table.


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