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Leroy Fer strikes late to seal Swansea City win at Burnley

Leroy Fer's late goal gave Swansea City a 1-0 win away to promoted Burnley in their first Premier League game.

By: Reuters |
August 13, 2016 9:48:09 pm
Leroy Fer, Leroy Fer Swansea City vs Burnley, Swansea City vs Burnley, Leroy Fer goals, Swansea City vs Burnley results, football, football news Leroy Fer grabbed the winner eight minutes from time, bundling the ball in from close range after Heaton had saved Fernando Llorente’s header. (Source: Reuters)

Leroy Fer’s late goal gave Swansea City a 1-0 win away to promoted Burnley in their first Premier League game of the season on Saturday.

Burnley midfielder Dean Marney headed narrowly over the crossbar early in the second half and Swansea midfielder Gyfli Sigurdsson, on as a substitute, tested Burnley keeper Tom Heaton with a powerful free kick.

Fer grabbed the winner eight minutes from time, bundling the ball in from close range after Heaton had saved Fernando Llorente’s header.

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