27-Feb-2018 21:57:30 | The Guardian
An evening that threatened to be problematic for Swansea City, as well as freezing cold, ended up delivering a routine victory for the Premier League club and a place in the FA Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1964. Tottenham Hotspur or Rochdale will visit the Liberty Stadium a fortnight on Saturday after second-half goals from Jordan Ayew and Nathan Dyer enabled Swansea to rack up a sixth successive home win at the expense of Carlos Carvalhal’s former club.
Sheffield Wednesday created the better chances in a thoroughly underwhelming first half but Swansea’s class eventually told on a night when the home supporters who braved the elements were treated to free cups of tea and coffee. The football took a while to warm their hearts but the arrival of Ayew helped in that respect as the Ghanaian came off the bench at the start of the second half to score his ninth goal of the season.
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