Wycombe Wanderers 0-2 Swansea City: Swans continue unbeaten start 
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Swansea City maintained their unbeaten start to the Sky Bet Championship campaign with a 2-0 victory over Wycombe Wanderers at Adams Park on Saturday lunchtime.

First half strikes from Andre Ayew and Jamal Lowe helped Steve Cooper's side overcome Gareth Ainsworth's chargers.

  • Story of the game

The first chance of the game fell the way of Swansea, Fred Onyedinma felled Morgan Gibbs-White and Ayew sent in a free-kick which Ryan Allsop punched clear.

Wycombe's first chance came when Onyedinma was played through and his pull across the face of goal, Joe Rondon put the ball behind ahead of Alex Samuel.

Gibbs-White was involved again as his pass sent Lowe through on goal, his effort from the angle goes just wide of the target.

A good break from the visitors saw Ayew trying to feed Gibbs-White but he was unable to feed the midfielder, before they opened the scoring.

Jake Bidwell delivered a pinpoint cross to find Ayew, who got beyond, Jason McCarthy and managed to stick out a leg, as he knocked the ball home and beyond Allsop to give the visitors the lead.

Bidwell then stood up a brilliant cross to the back post, however, neither Gibbs-White and Ayew can reach the cross and Allsop claims the ball, soon after it was two for the visitors.

Korey Smith played a lovely ball out to the right for Connor Roberts whose pass finds Ayew and he supplied Lowe with a simple tap-in to score.

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Swansea should have been leading by three two minutes later when a corner found Matt Grimes but the visitors captain couldn't keep his effort down.

Wycombe with a rare chance in the first half, Matt Bloomfield seized upon a flick from David Wheeler, before driving down the left flank, Samuel and Onyedinma were waiting in the centre but the captain's cross his over-hit.

Gibbs-White tried to get in on the act as the visitors looked for more, but his effort following a corner, went wide of the target.

Wycombe went close just before half-time, Onyedinma curled an effort towards goal and it goes just wide but it wasn't too far away from Bloomfield arriving at the back post.

The last chance of note in the first half fell to the hosts, Jack Grimmer's cross is cleared to Wheeler, whose low effort is turned behind for a corner, which came to nothing.

It was Swansea who started the brighter of the second half and the penalty appeals were very little as Roberts went down as Dennis Adeniran was trying to win the ball.

With McCarthy in space and looking for the ball, Onyedinma ignores the appeals and sends an effort from 20 yards over the bar and into the empty stand.

Swansea went close three minutes later, however, the effort from Lowe was weak and straight at Allsop.

The hosts won a free-kick just outside the area, McCarthy to take but Freddie Woodman made a comfortable save and his first save of the afternoon, at the other end, Allsop claimed the ball at the near post following a good intervention from Wheeler following a Swansea corner.

Wycombe went close again on 72 minutes, a long throw found Daryl Horgan whose overhead kick was an easy and simple catch for Woodman, at the other end, Lowe collects a poor clearance from Grimmer, and allows Allsop to make an easy stop.

Bidwell sends a clearance wide of the far post following a corner, before Gibbs-White went through on goal, however, Allsop makes a very good save with his left foot to keep out the midfielder's effort.

Ryan Tafazolli turned Smith's cross behind for a corner, which Bidwell meets but couldn't find the target.

Bidwell then sent a cross to the far post, Roberts collects and crosses towards Ayew who sends his header wide of target.

Allsop then made another fantastic save to deny Roberts on the right-hand side of the area.

  • Takeaway

Cooper got his tactics spot on as Swansea maintained their unbeaten start

Swansea City boss Steve Cooper got his tactics spot on as his team took control of the game and in all fairness cruised to victory.

First half goals from Ayew and Lowe were enough for Cooper's side to claim their second win of the campaign.

The defending has been superb throughout and they never let Wycombe have a clear shot on goal and thats what was really impressive from Cooper's men this afternoon.

  • Teams

Wycombe Wanderers: Allsop, Grimmer, Stewart, Tafazolli, Wheeler (Kashket 84), Bloomfield (capt) (Parker 76), Freeman, Onyedinma (Horgan 69), Adeniran, Samuel, McCarthy.

Substitutes (not used): Stockdale, Jacobson, Phillips, Thompson.

Swansea City: Woodman, Rodon, Guehi, Smith, Grimes (capt), Lowe (Cullen 82), Ayew, Gibbs-White (Fulton 82), Roberts, Bidwell, Cabango.

Substitutes (not used): Benda, Rouledge, Peterson, Dhanda, Naughton.

Referee: Geoff Eltringham

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