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It was an unforgettable experience as Swansea City dealt a deadly blow to Liverpool’s title chances.

Fernando Llorente and Gylfi Sigurdsson scoring to gift all three points to the Welsh club.

Sigurdsson proved Swansea’s matchwinner as he pounced on a poor defensive clearance from Ragnar Klavan, the Iceland international securing Paul Clement’s maiden win and Liverpool’s first league loss at home since January 2016.

Adam Lallana and Tom Carroll had the best chances of a lacklustre opening half, but that all changed after the restart as the game burst into life.

Llorente struck his first goals away from the Liberty Stadium to put Swansea 2-0 ahead before Roberto Firmino lifted some of the gloom with his seventh in the league this season.

And the Brazilian dragged his side level with 21 minutes to play with a fine finish as Swansea’s defensive frailties reared their head once again.

A dramatic second half had one final twist, though, as Sigurdsson ensured a crucial three points that lifts Swansea out of the bottom three, while leaving Liverpool seven points adrift of Chelsea having played a game more.

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