Football - Scoreboard awards Swansea phantom goal

Premier League fans were treated to some incredible matches at the weekend, with dramatic finishes in the blood-soaked Manchester derby, Liverpool's come-from-behind win over West Ham and Everton's injury time smash-and-grab raid on Tottenham.

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Football - Scoreboard awards Swansea phantom goal
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Phantom goal

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But the drama at Swansea's home clash against Norwich was as heady as any of those other fixtures - so much so, in fact, that it seemed to go to the heads of the lads running the scoreboard at the Liberty Stadium.

Their excitement got the better of them when Swansea striker Michu bundled the ball into the back of the net with 19 minutes left to apparently make the score 3-3.

But Michu's goal came only at the expense of Noriwch goalkeeper Mark Bunn, who was barged to the deck by the Spaniard as he found the target.

The referee blew for the foul immediately, but the scoreboard operators were having none of it and awarded the goal.

With Bunn coming gingerly to his feet to get ready for the free kick it was clear that no goal had been scored, however, and the scoreboard had to be swiftly corrected.

Swansea did eventually get a third goal, though sadly for the home fans it was not until the 90th minute, and with Norwich having already scored a fourth it was not enough for the Welsh side to rescue a point.

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