Last Updated: 06/03/13 9:06am
Seconds remaining and Swansea have another free kick but there's no time to take it and it's all over. Three points for the home side. Newcastle will be disappointed.
Routledge down the left with the cross. Newcastle make a real mess of it and Moore forces home. Moore's first league goal for a year.
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Santon with a great run from left back. He went all the way and goes down on the edge of the box but the referee waves away the protests.
Tiote of all people with time down the left. A perfect cross to Debuchy for a volley but it goes a little bit wide on this occasion.
Cabaye's corner this time finds Cisse but Davies blocks six yards out. Newcastle certainly on top at the moment.
Newcastle enjoying a really good spell. Sissoko this time from range and Vorm has to dive and palm it wide. Corner.
That's what we have been waiting for. Cabaye finds his range and shoots but Vorm tips it onto the bar and over. Cracking attempt.
Newcastle appear to be coping far better with the likes of de Guzman, Michu, Hernandez and Britton now.
Elliot will want Yanga-Mbiwa to put a little bit more on his balls back towards goal. He cleared, just.
Sissoko still prepared to make the runs at the other end for Newcastle though and he wins a throw for his side.
de Guzman takes the corner and Ki with his first touch heads wide via a deflection. What a first touch that could have been.
Another big chance for Newcastle. Swansea were caught sleeping. Sissoko played it back for Gouffran but he hit it over the bar from the penalty spot.
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Swansea corner after Michu springs into life. de Guzman takes but it's long and Gouffran wins a free kick for Newcastle.
Debuchy and Gouffran link up well but Gouffran's header doesn't trouble Vorm. Gouffran has impressed today.
Routledge battling with Santon for the ball out wide and Williams joins in the attack as Swansea look to build again.
Davies and Hernandez combine well down the left but three Newcastle defenders get back before either can deliver.
Free kick for the home side wide right. de Guzman with it and Monk has a free header but guides it over the bar. Great opportunity.
Debuchy down the right again, he's really played well this half, but his cross just dips over the bar. He's certainly having a go.
Unlucky Debuchy. Got in down the right again but his cut back cannoned off Davies and back onto his own leg for a goal kick.
de Guzman fouls Sissoko 35 yards from goal. Cabaye will take it. Can he test Vorm? Yes, but straight into Vorm's arms.
Cabaye starting to enjoy more of the ball. He probs it over the top to Cisse but Vorm comes out and claims. Better from Newcastle.
Corner for Newcastle after superb play between Sissoko and Debuchy. Cabaye takes but it goes out for another corner. Wasted.
Game turned scrappy for a moment then but normal service resumes with a Newcastle free kick but Gutierrez can't control.
Twenty minutes in and although we haven't had a goal the fans will not be disappointed with the entertainment. Davies this time gets the better of Cisse in the left back spot to start another Swansea attack.
End to end. Gouffran gets in behind on the left and when he can't find Cisse Swansea intercept and start an attack through Michu.
Debuchy goes down under pressure from Davies but the ball glides out of play. Pardew wants more from his side.
de Guzman walks past Tiote and fires towards goal. Elliot can't hold it and it's cleared. Close again.
Tiote fouls Dyer. Swansea free kick. de Guzman aims for Michu who diverts it past Elliot to Williams but Taylor manages to clear off the line. Should have scored.
Brilliant from Hernandez down the left. He skipped past Debuchy and flicked it through Cabaye's legs. His cross was long but when the ball was played back in Michu headed over.
Sloppy from Swansea. Gouffran wins the ball easily from Rangel but his cross is long and out of play. Great start by Newcastle.
Ben Curran has been in touch via Twitter: "Can you see Swansea suffering a cup hangover today or will they kick off from where they left Sunday?" I guess we will see Ben. Great shout
The players are in the tunnel and just about to enter the field, which looks immaculate. Really looking forward to this one today.
In front of the tunnel the League Cup has been placed. Nice for all the Swansea fans who couldn't make the trip to Wembley last week to finally see it.
Mark Woods has been in touch via Twitter already. He says: "Will Swansea be able to keep hold of Michu when the big clubs come calling in the summer?"
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Newcastle starting XI: Elliot, Santon, Debuchy, Taylor, Mbiwa, Cabaye (c), Tiote, Sissoko, Gutierrez, Gouffran, Cisse.
Swansea starting XI: Vorm, Rangel, Monk (c), Williams, Davies, Britton, de Guzman, Routledge, Dyer, Hernandez, Michu.