Swansea had been compelled to claw their manner again from two targets down to say a 2-2 draw towards bottom-of-the-table Wycombe to maintain alive their slim hopes of difficult Watford for the second automated promotion spot.
With Luton successful 1-0 at the Hornets, the point Steve Cooper’s facet had been in a position to scramble late on minimize the hole between second and third to 6 factors.
At the different finish of the desk it meant Wycombe are nonetheless 9 factors from security and they’re going to view it as two dropped factors having scored twice in six minutes at the begin of the second half.
Swansea got here into the recreation searching for a 3rd win in a row to remain in the hunt for an automated promotion spot, however discovered themselves being hustled, harried and bullied out of competition in an end-to-end first half through which either side had probabilities to open the scoring.
Wycombe had been the crew exhibiting all the want and no person might have complained had they hit the entrance. It didn’t assist the Swansea trigger that star man Andre Ayew limped out of the contest after solely eight minutes to depart his facet wanting their main attacking choice.
His departure got here a couple of minutes after centre-back Ryan Bennett had picked up a yellow card for dealing with the ball after slipping in a sort out as Wycombe tried to interrupt clear.
Connor Roberts raced on to a misguided again header and compelled David Stockdale right into a full-length save after which Conor Hourihane fired a long-range shot inches huge of the publish.
Wycombe additionally had their alternatives at the different finish. Some trickery by Curtis Thompson on the left facet of the field gave Dennis Adeniran a gap in entrance of purpose, however his lunge despatched the ball simply previous the publish.
Roberts then had one other golden probability after good work by Wayne Routledge, however as soon as once more Stockdale was as much as the process and beat his shot away for a nook. It was stalemate at the break, nevertheless it didn’t keep that manner for lengthy.
Swansea had been lucky to maintain their purpose intact at the finish of the opening half when Bennett headed on to the crossbar however there was no stopping Admiral Muskwe 19 seconds into the second half when he lashed a lay-off from Uche Ikpeazu previous Freddie Woodman from the fringe of the space.
That surprised the dwelling facet and additional emboldened the aggressive guests and 5 minutes later they doubled their lead. This time it was Garath McCleary chopping in from the left and hitting the bottom-right nook.
Jason McCarthy conceded a penalty for hand ball on the ground, Jamal Lowe scoring his fourth purpose in three video games, after which substitute Liam Cullen headed dwelling a Roberts cross with eight minutes of regular time remaining.