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Newcastle come back to draw with Swansea 1-1 in EPL

(Owen Humphreys/PA via AP). Newcastle United's Mohamed Diame, left, heads towards goal during the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at St James' Park, Newcastle, England, Saturday Jan. 13, 2018. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP). Newcastle United's Mohamed Diame, left, heads towards goal during the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at St James' Park, Newcastle, England, Saturday Jan. 13, 2018.
(Owen Humphreys/PA via AP). Newcastle United's Joselu, right, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with team mate Paul Dummett during the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at St James' Park, Newcastle, England, Sa... (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP). Newcastle United's Joselu, right, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with team mate Paul Dummett during the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at St James' Park, Newcastle, England, Sa...
(Owen Humphreys/PA via AP). Newcastle United's Joselu celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at St James' Park, Newcastle, England, Saturday Jan. 13, 2018. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP). Newcastle United's Joselu celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at St James' Park, Newcastle, England, Saturday Jan. 13, 2018.
(Owen Humphreys/PA via AP). Newcastle United's Mohamed Diame, center, and Swansea City's Oliver McBurnie battle for a header during the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at St James' Park, Newcastle, England, Saturday Jan. 13, 20... (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP). Newcastle United's Mohamed Diame, center, and Swansea City's Oliver McBurnie battle for a header during the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at St James' Park, Newcastle, England, Saturday Jan. 13, 20...

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) - Newcastle moved a little away from the relegation fray while dimming Swansea's hope of English Premier League survival in a 1-1 draw on Saturday.

Jordan Ayew gave visiting Swansea the lead against the run of play an hour in when goalkeeper Karl Darlow saved his header but not his follow-up.

Newcastle, which hasn't won at home since Oct. 21, made the lead last only seven minutes. Joselu scored just four minutes after being sent in when he recycled Ayoze Perez's blocked effort to squeeze a low shot inside the far post.

That lit up both sides, and in a frenzied end, Swansea substitute Wilfried Bony saw his injury-time shot cleared off the line by DeAndre Yedlin.

Swansea remained on the bottom of the standings, while Newcastle moved closer to mid-table.

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