Swansea's relegation battle will go down to the wire: Clement

While Bayern were handed a mouth-watering Champions League date with holders Real Madrid on Friday, Clement was preparing his side for Saturday's trip to relegation rivals Bournemouth.

Despite the poor showing last time out, Clement is confident that his squad has what it takes to beat the drop: "There's absolutely no need to panic".

The visitors sit just three points above the relegation zone with the hosts only a further three clear above them. We have come a long way in a short amount of time and with nine games to go I have still got a lot of belief we can do it.

I honestly don't know what went wrong last weekend but I do know that we can not allow it to happen again. Going into the first goal we were doing fine, the goal knocked the wind out of us again and overall it is a disappointing result.

When Bournemouth won 3-0 at the Liberty Stadium on New Year's Eve, the Cherries were 10th in the Premier League and 12 points above bottom-placed Swansea. "We play two home games and we have to respond quickly".

More news: Syria: Armed Extremists Leave Neighborhood in Homs

The Swans boss insisted that the Swans will be taking no liberties with the ever-unpredictable Premier League: "I don't know exactly what it will take to survive".

The Swans have been boosted by the return to fitness of Fernando Llorente and Kyle Naughton ahead of the clash with fellow strugglers Bournemouth.

'Olsson has not returned to training, he is unlikely to be fit for this weekend. He is a good young player.

That being said, shutting up shop and being pragmatic hasn't ever been in either team's natures since their respective promotions, and as the first half wore on each team began to play with more fluidity.

Bournemouth's luck was in and they enjoyed more good fortune to break the deadlock in the 31st minute.