Swansea out of bottom three with crucial Everton victory

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With an arm draped around one of his players, Swansea manager Paul Clement walked toward the team's celebrating fans and held up two of his fingers.

But after winning seven of his 18 games in charge he reckons keeping Swansea up will be the biggest achievement of his career.

Fernando Llorente's goal earned a precious three points for Swansea City as they climbed out of the relegation zone with a 1-0 win over Everton.

"To have to win on the last day and stay in the league, I would take that, but our target is to win our last three games".

Last-placed Sunderland is already down. Middlesbrough visits Chelsea on Monday.

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The Swansea City AFC will draw encouragement from their recent away performance, the visitors managed to salvage a point at the Old Trafford against the famous Red Devils. Burnley and Watford are all but mathematically safe.

After a cagey first half hour, Llorente headed in his 13th league goal of the campaign from Jordan Ayew's cross, and the home side missed further chances before holding firm in a tense finale.

The Clarets went ahead at Turf Moor in the 56th minute through Vokes' first-time finish into the bottom right corner after Ashley Barnes' cross.

Swansea prevailed over Everton to move out of the relegation zone. In the second half, Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a lovely free-kick goal. Raheem Sterling scored the other.

Paul Clement's side are now two points away from safety with three games of the season to play and there could be a unprecedented "39th game" which would happen if Hull and Swansea finished in joint-18th place, level on points, goal difference and goals scored.

Swansea will cover the cost of 3,000 away tickets for the club's match at Sunderland next Saturday.

In 90 minutes against a team battling for survival, Everton created just six chances.

Bournemouth can look forward to a third season in the league with this draw, clinched by a contentiously awarded equalizer.

Mawson then almost put through his own net in the 90th minute when he deflected Lukaku's effort narrowly over the bar. A win could take us above Leicester City where defeat could see us too close to the relegation places for comfort - it all depends on which version of our side turns up!

David Moyes' side are already down, but their 2-0 victory at Hull not only gave Clement's men a lifeline, but also showed there is life in the Black Cats yet.

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