Ki unlocks Burnley to take care of Swansea´s momemtum beneath…

The 52-year-old treated reporters to the Portuguese custard tarts at his press conference

The Swansea manager has been a breath of fresh air in the Premier League since his arrival in December, helping the Swans turn their terrible form around with wins over Watford, Liverpool and Arsenal, as well as a stunning 8-1 result over Notts County in the FA Cup.

Ki's victor came after Carvalhal had made two attacking second-half substitutions with Andre Ayew, making his second Swansea debut after rejoining the club from West Ham on transfer deadline day, and Tammy Abraham sent on to make the difference.

He said: "We have a better chance now, we are in a completely different position".

"When we arrived we were in the deep ocean", Carvalhal said.

The victory moves Swansea up to 15th in the table - two points clear of the bottom three - and extends their unbeaten run to nine matches.

Swansea - which thrashed Notts County 8-1 in an FA Cup replay to set a Liberty Stadium record on Wednesday (NZDT) - has beaten Liverpool and Arsenal in their last two Premier League home games to boost its survival hopes. "We were a bit huff and puff today, and it feels like the injuries are beginning to take their toll". It's not easy to score against this team. Swansea also find themselves outside of the relegation zone for the first time in over four months after picking up a 1-1 draw away at Leicester last weekend.

Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal:"I am very happy with my players, very proud of them, they are doing fantastic work". We put all the meat in the barbecue, all the meat inside the grill, because we wish a lot to win the game. "It was very deep and dark".

"That was the first time we smelled the air, but in this moment we have started to swim and now we can look to the coast". They have scored just 21 in 26 league games, netting just four in their last six in all competitions.

"We have to make sure these things do not happen so we go back under the line of the water".

Burnley had the better of the chances in a tight encounter in south Wales, with Ashley Barnes and Sam Vokes both going close for Sean Dyche's side before Ki struck late on to continue Swansea's remarkable revival. The young central defender has now played in 50 consecutive Premier League matches, a longer run than any other player at present.



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