By Chris Wright
A bevy of superb goals from Leon Britton, Stephen Dobbie and Darren Pratley were enough to comprehensively write off Forest’s promotion chances for another year at the Liberty Stadium last night after a goalless first-leg.
Each crossbar was thwacked several times though, over the course of two legs, it’s hard to dispute that the better team eventually prevailed – best of luck in the final boyos.
David McGoldrick sees his fierce shot clip the top of the crossbar
Leon Britton celebrates after turning Marcus Tudgay inside-out on the edge of the box and curling a fine shot home to open the scoring for Swansea
Fabio Borini reacts after seeing his deflected effort hit the woodwork
Luke Chambers goes in hard on Nathan Dyer
Ashley Williams towers over Marcus Tudgay
Robert Earnshaw fires home Forest’s consolation goal with his first touch and 10 minutes left to play
Darren Pratley celebrates putting the Swans three up, rushing clear and belting the ball into an empty net from half-way after Forest ‘keeper Lee Camp went up for a 90th-minute corner
Darren Pratley is mobbed as he attempts to leave the field
A pitch invasion ensues…
… as Swansea manager Brendan Rodger takes the plaudits as his side celebrate after the final whistle