Brilliant McBurnie, Fantastic Naughton – The best and the worst rated Swansea players vs Millwall

Full Time: Millwall 1-2 Swansea City

Oliver McBurnie helped complete a dramatic late turnaround as 10-man Swansea City came back from a goal down to beat Millwall at the Den on Saturday.

Millwall took the lead when Murray Wallace headed home from a corner after Swansea debutant Courtney Baker-Richardson was sent off after just five minutes.

Substitute Kyle Naughton grabbed the equaliser before McBurnie scored the winner in the 85th minute.

Swansea City Player Ratings

Erwin Mulder – 6/10

Barring the goal he conceded, Mulder had very little to do at the Den.

Connor Roberts – 6/10

A solid performance if not spectacular from Roberts, who showed great energy and will to compete throughout the game.

Mike van der Hoorn

Mike van der Hoorn – 7/10

Swansea’s defensive lynchpin, Van der Hoorn dished out another solid display at the back. He passed the ball well and stayed alert.

Joe Rodon – 7/10

Rodon was assured in possession and had a really bright game, barring a couple of nervy moments.

Martin Olsson – 7/10

Offered excellent attacking outlet down the left and looked very composed defensively. He showed great energy as he bombed up and down throughout the game.

Daniel James – 7/10

James was a solid presence in the middle of the park as he offered great vision and kept Swansea ticking with his passing.

Leroy Fer – 5/10

Fer added a lot of feistiness to Swansea’s midfield for the short time he was on the pitch. Unlucky to go off injured before the break.

Matt Grimes – 6/10

Grimes showed some really good touches. He looked very composed on the ball.

Bersant Celina – 7/10

Swansea’s creator in chief, Celina linked up play really well and added creativity in the final third.

Courtney Baker-Richardson – 1/10

A debut to forget for Baker-Richardson, who put his team under severe pressure. He had the chance to impress Graham Potter but let himself down.

Oli McBurnie – 8/10

Worked tirelessly throughout the game and was rewarded for it. Popped up with an 85th-minute winner and once again showed why he is a real asset to the Swans going forward. McBurnie is looking every inch of a proven Championship striker. A performance worthy of a shout!

Substitutes

Kyle Naughton – 8/10

Naughton replaced the injured Fer in the 35th minute and calmed things down. Scored the equaliser in what will go down as an important goal in his career.

Jefferson Montero – 8/10

Replaced Olsson and immediately changed the game with his explosive pace and trickery. A dazzling display.

Read more: Graham Potter to make 9 changes – Strongest 4-3-3 Swansea XI to face Millwall

Tom Carroll – 7/10

Carroll came on for James with half-an-hour left to play. He brought a calming influence to the midfield.

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Written by Rohan Sengupta

Hi, I am Rohan Sengupta from one of the busiest cities in India, Mumbai. A Journalism graduate with a keen interest in sports, football is something I simply cannot live without and writing, discussing and analyzing the game is what I do 24*7.

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