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Chelsea rescues 1-1 draw at Swansea in EPL

Updated: January 31, 2012, 16:48


Swansea City's Scott Sinclair, left, competes for the ball with Chelsea's Raul Meireles during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Chelsea at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, Wales, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

SWANSEA, Wales(AP) A last-gasp own goal by Neil Taylor gave Chelsea a 1-1 draw at Swansea on Tuesday, as the Welsh club was narrowly denied another impressive home victory in the Premier League.

Scott Sinclair had given Swansea the lead when the former Blues winger volleyed the ball over Petr Cech five minutes before halftime after a poor defensive header by Jose Bosingwa.

Swansea, which stunned Arsenal at Liberty Stadium two weeks ago with a 3-2 win, looked set to take another big scalp when Chelsea defender Ashley Cole was sent off for a second booking in the 86th. However, the visitors still leveled when Bosingwa's shot was deflected into the net by Taylor in injury time.

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