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Jordan Ayew returns from suspension to rescue crucial point for Swansea City

Jordan Ayew returns from suspension to rescue crucial point for Swansea City

'But we would still like to have performed better'.

The last time these two clubs clashed was earlier in the Premier League season. All of Everton's last three goals on the road were scored by him and it's hard to argue he isn't their most likely scorer.

Angel Rangel has returned to training but is not yet ready to play, while their will be late fitness checks on Sam Clucas and Mike Van de Hoorn before the game as they look to shake off niggles.

The former Aston Villa forward had missed the Swans' defeats to Tottenham Hotspurs and Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion stalemate while serving a three-match suspension for his expulsion in their goalless stalemate with Huddersfield on March 10.

The Toffees will be without Sigurdsson due to a knee injury with Sam Allardyce revealing that he is not sure if the Icelandic midfielder will return to action before the end of the season.

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The aforementioned Wayne Rooney is 6/1 and has a good record against Swansea - four goals in his last nine appearances against the Swans - but that's no value if he carries on playing as deep as he has done recently. We were close to nicking it but Swansea will probably feel they deserved a point. This trait is something teams like Southampton and Stoke can only dream of. While more players are likely to arrive at Goodison Park this summer, they are also a team who drastically need to trim their wage bill.

"The way for us is to play our best level and that can make a big impact with the fans at the Liberty".

Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal believes "Champions League emotion" at the Liberty Stadium can help his side's survival bid.

Despite the protests of their fans regarding Allardyce's perceived failure on Merseyside, Everton have been slowly improving lately.

Ayew strike earned a point for Swansea City in their 1-1 home draw with Everton on Saturday in the English Premier League.

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