Premier League
Scoreboard | Match Schedule | Standings | Clubs | Transfers | Player Leaders | Home

Nolan scores twice as West Ham beats Swansea 2-0

(AP Photo/Sang Tan)

LONDON (AP) Andy Carroll twice set up goals for Kevin Nolan before being sent off as 10-man West Ham beat Swansea 2-0 Saturday to provisionally move out of the Premier League relegation zone.

Carroll headed down to Nolan in the 26th for his teammate to fire in a left-footed half volley at Upton Park.

The West Ham captain made it 2-0 in the 45th after Carroll headed in from the side and Nolan scored with a close-range header of his own.

Carroll was dismissed with a straight red card 14 minutes after the interval when his flailing arm caught Swansea defender Chico Flores on the head. Flores rolled over on the ground several times for what appeared to be a light blow at most.

West Ham has four points in its last two league matches after drawing at Chelsea 0-0 on Wednesday.

Updated February 1, 2014

w3 © 2014 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

TM & © 2013 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved. is part of CNN Digital Network, which is part of the Turner Digital Network. Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines, your California privacy rights, and ad choices.