Seemingly oblivious to the fact that they were the home side, West Bromwich Albion managed to do very little going forward on Sunday as they were easily dispatched of by Swansea. The visitors scored inside the first half hour, giving them little incentive to take serious risks for the rest of the game. West Brom had no answer, with the Swans eventually winning 2-0.
The two goals were extremely similar, with West Brom blocking initial passes into the center of the box, but failing to clear. In the 22nd minute, Pablo Hernandez followed up on his initial blocked attempt with a cross into the center of the box that fell to Ben Davies, who smacked an impressive volley past Boaz Myhill.
Hernandez scored the second goal himself in the 83rd minute, assisted by Michu. West Brom blocked Michu's first attempt at a pass toward the penalty spot, but he recovered and found Hernandez for an easy finish with his second attempt.
West Brom managed just one shot on target in the match, coming in the 17th minute. Once Swansea scored, they kept the ball and their shape comfortably and never looked like dropping points.
West Bromwich Albion: Myhill, Ridgewell, Olsson, McAuley, Jones, Morrison (Dorrans 45'), Yacob (Rosenberg 75'), Mulumbu, Sinclair (Berahino 75'), Long, Anelka
Swansea City: Vorm, Davies, Williams, Chico, Rangel, Shelvey, Canas, Hernandez, Michu, Routledge (Pozuelo 72'), Bony (De Guzman 67')
Goals: Davies (22'), Hernandez (83')