Naughton 9/10, Carroll 8/10 – Here’s how the Swansea stars fared in the 3-0 win vs QPR

Swansea City player ratings vs QPR: Here’s how the Swans fared

Swansea City produced an impressive performance to gun down Queens Park Rangers 3-0 at the Liberty Stadium in the Championship on Saturday.

Courtney Baker-Richardson scored against the run of play in the 16th minute before Connor Roberts and Jay Fulton struck late in the second half to give the Swans their first win in four matches.

QPR showed signs of recovering in the second half but never scored as the hosts held onto three crucial points that took them up to seventh in the table.

Swansea City Player Ratings

Erwin Mulder – 6/10

A quiet afternoon for Mulder, who picked up his fifth clean sheet in five appearances since coming into the side.

Kyle Naughton – 9/10

Naughton was simply buzzing in the game. Linked up very well with Roberts on the right, created space for himself and showed great energy. A top show!

Mike van der Hoorn – 7/10

The skipper kept things tight at the back. Dealt with the aerial threat of Hemed and then Smith.

Joe Rodon – 7/10

Calm and composed at the back, Rodon had another excellent game for the Swans. He is growing in confidence with every passing game.

Matt Grimes – 6/10

A solid outing for Grimes, who defended very well. He moved forward with real purpose.

George Byers – 6/10

Struggled to impose himself in the first half but got better after the break. Was neat and tidy in possession and that kept the Swans ticking.

Tom Carroll – 8/10

Played a couple of poor passes but Carroll had a really good game overall. Linked up very well and was always looking for forward passes.

Connor Roberts – 8/10

Roberts formed a good partnership with Naughton on the right as the duo wreaked havoc against QPR. He took his goal with a nice dummy.

Oliver McBurnie – 8/10

McBurnie was a constant thorn for the QPR defence. He bullied the visitors with his physicality and power. His hold-up play was excellent and deserved a goal today.

Bersant Celina – 7/10

Celina was always a threat in the final third. His passing was crisp as he moved the ball well from the left.

Courtney Baker-Richardson – 6/10

A mixed bag on the whole. He will be relieved to have scored after completing his suspension but had glorious chances to claim his hat-trick.

Substitutes

Leroy Fer – 6/10

Replaced Baker-Richardson with 20 minutes left. Packed the midfield.

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Jay Fulton – 6/10

He replaced Celina and made a good impact.

Martin Olsson – N/A

Came on with barely five minutes left on the clock. Couldn’t make an impact.

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