Swansea beats Burnley to maintain revival under Carvalhal

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SWANSEA, Wales – Swansea maintained its momentum under Carlos Carvalhal as Ki Sung-yueng’s late strike secured a 1-0 home victory over Burnley on Saturday in the Premier League.

A game of few chances sprang into life when Ki drilled home low from the edge of the penalty area in the 82nd minute for his first goal since May 2016.

Swansea has now taken 14 points from 21 since Carvalhal succeeded Paul Clement, climbing from the bottom of the league to 15th place.

Swansea City's Ki Sung-yueng, rear, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with Alfie Mawson during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb. 10, 2018 (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Swansea City's Ki Sung-yueng, rear, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with Alfie Mawson during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb. 10, 2018 (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Burnley, as resilient and combative as ever, had knocked Swansea out of their stride for much of a dour contest.

But the seventh-place Clarets were left to reflect on another disappointing afternoon, with the longest winless run in the top flight stretching to 10 games.

Swansea City's Federico Fernandez and manager Carlos Carvalhal reacts after the final whistle during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb. 10, 2018. (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Swansea City's Federico Fernandez and manager Carlos Carvalhal reacts after the final whistle during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb. 10, 2018. (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Swansea City's Ki Sung-yueng celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb. 10, 2018 (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Swansea City's Ki Sung-yueng celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb. 10, 2018 (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Burnley's Charlie Taylor, right, stumbles while being challenged by Swansea City's Nathan Dyer during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb 10 2018 (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Burnley's Charlie Taylor, right, stumbles while being challenged by Swansea City's Nathan Dyer during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb 10 2018 (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Swansea City's Ki Sung-yueng, rear, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with Alfie Mawson during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb. 10, 2018 (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Swansea City's Ki Sung-yueng, rear, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with Alfie Mawson during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb. 10, 2018 (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Swansea City's Federico Fernandez and manager Carlos Carvalhal reacts after the final whistle during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb. 10, 2018. (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Swansea City's Federico Fernandez and manager Carlos Carvalhal reacts after the final whistle during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb. 10, 2018. (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Swansea City's Ki Sung-yueng celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb. 10, 2018 (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Swansea City's Ki Sung-yueng celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb. 10, 2018 (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Burnley's Charlie Taylor, right, stumbles while being challenged by Swansea City's Nathan Dyer during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb 10 2018 (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

Burnley's Charlie Taylor, right, stumbles while being challenged by Swansea City's Nathan Dyer during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Burnley at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales. Saturday Feb 10 2018 (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

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