Swansea had been pressured to claw their manner again from two targets down to say a 2-2 draw in opposition to 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 on the Hornets, the purpose Steve Cooper’s aspect had been capable of scramble late on minimize the hole between second and third to 6 factors.
On 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 beginning of the second half.
Swansea got here into the sport searching for a 3rd win in a row to remain within the hunt for an automated promotion spot, however discovered themselves being hustled, harried and bullied out of rivalry in an end-to-end first half wherein each side had probabilities to open the scoring.
Wycombe had been the staff displaying all the will and no one might have complained had they hit the entrance. It didn’t assist the Swansea trigger that star-man Andre Ayew limped out of the competition after solely eight minutes to depart his aspect 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 deal with 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 put up.
Wycombe additionally had their alternatives on the different finish. Some trickery by Curtis Thompson on the left aspect of the field gave Dennis Adeniran a gap in entrance of objective, however his lunge despatched the ball simply previous the put up.
Roberts then had one other golden likelihood after good work by Wayne Routledge, however as soon as once more Stockdale was as much as the duty and beat his shot away for a nook. It was stalemate on the break, however it didn’t keep that manner for lengthy.
Swansea had been lucky to maintain their objective intact on 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 sting of the realm.
That surprised the house aspect and additional emboldened the aggressive guests and 5 minutes later they doubled their lead. This time it was Garath McCleary slicing in from the left and hitting the bottom-right nook.
Jason McCarthy conceded a penalty for handball on the ground, Jamal Lowe scoring his fourth objective in three video games, after which substitute Liam Cullen headed residence a Roberts cross with eight minutes of regular time remaining.