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Swansea City: Fans have new hero at the Liberty Stadium after Ben Wilmot’s full debut

Swansea City: Fans have new hero at the Liberty Stadium after Ben Wilmot’s full debut

Many Swansea fans have lauded a new hero at the Liberty Stadium after Ben Wilmot scored the winner in the South Wales derby.

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The Watford loanee started his first league game for Steve Cooper’s side, after Wales international Joe Rodon was sidelined for at least two months due to a tendon injury, which will require surgery, according to the BBC.

Swansea were able to beat their bitter rivals 1-0, as they gave their promotion push a boost, leaving Cardiff in 14th in the process, now going four games without a win.

While WhoScored said that Matt Grimes was worth of the Man of the Match award, Wilmot’s clean sheet and goal earned him a healthy 8.01/10 rating.

Aside from the goal, Wilmot registered two successful tackles, two interceptions and also managed a big five clearances – the highest out of the Swansea players (also per WhoScored).

Unsurprisingly, Swansea fans were waxing lyrical about the 19-year-old, who has secured himself in folklore at the club by scoring that vital goal.

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