Swansea City poster boy, Andre Ayew equalized for the side on Monday night in the first meeting against Barnsley in the English Championship playoffs to give the Welsh club an advantage ahead of the reverse fixture.
The Ghana international starred for his club in the regular season to propel the side to the playoffs as they make a push to gain promotion to the English Premier League.
Today at the Oakwell Ground, Andre Ayew started for Swansea City having impressed in training following his return to full fitness after recovering from a hamstring injury.
In the match against Barnsley on the road, the Black Stars captain made his class count as he scored in the 39th minute after latching onto a pass from Kyle Naughton.
The forward cut in onto his preferred left foot before smartly curly his effort into the far corner.
Throughout the pulsating encounter that ensued from there on, Swansea City held on and as a result, hold an advantage ahead of the second leg meeting with Barnsley.
For Ayew’s performance in the 90 minutes, he finishes with a high rating of 7.0 according to the detailed statistics provided by SofaScore.
Today’s crucial goal means that Andre Ayew has scored 17 goals for Swansea City [in regular season and playoffs] in the English Championship.
He also has four assists to his name and will be integral for his club in the chase for promotion to the English Premier League.