Result: Ten-man Swansea City hold out for a point

Ten-men Swansea City hold out to earn a point in their Premier League clash against Everton, despite some good chances for both sides to win the game.

Ten-men Swansea City have held out to rescue a point in their Premiership clash against Everton this afternoon, despite some good chances for both sides to win the game.

Everton started well and nearly went ahead inside the first 30 seconds of the match when Samuel Eto'o was played in just inside the box, but the striker could not get enough power on his shot and the chance went begging.

Wilfried Bony was then presented with a couple of chances as both sides displayed their attacking style of play.

Wilfried Bony of Swansea City is challenged by Gareth Barry of Everton during the Barclays Premier League match on November 1, 2014© Getty Images

The Ivorian's first effort was blocked shortly before he fired just wide of Tim Howard's near post after being slipped in by Gylfi Sigurdsson.

Aiden McGeady was the next to come close as the Everton winger's powerful drive towards the bottom corner was palmed away by Lukas Fabianski.

Swansea had the first real chance of the second half, with Jonjo Shelvey quickly getting a shot away on the edge of the box under pressure, but the ball flew wide of the post.

The hosts grew as the half went on, often getting into good positions, but Fabianski still had to be alert to see Leighton Baines's free kick over the bar.

McGeady, who looked dangerous throughout the game, also fired wide but Swansea looked the more likely to break the deadlock.

Jonjo Shelvey of Swansea City reacts after being sent off for a second yellow card during the Barclays Premier League match against Everton on November 1, 2014© Getty Images

Their good work was undone, however, when Shelvey was sent off for a second bookable offence after fouling James McCarthy.

Phil Jagielka and Romelu Lukaku both had late chances to steal all three points for the Toffees but they could not find a winner, meaning the game ended 0-0.

Wilfried Bony of Swansea City is challenged by Gareth Barry of Everton during the Barclays Premier League match on November 1, 2014
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