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The Twitter Divide: Should Jonathan De Guzman have given Swansea’s penalty to Nathan Dyer

It’s amazing how Swansea’s first ever major honour in English football managed to get tainted by an spat between two of their players.

Swansea won a penalty early in the second half after Wayne Routledge was hacked down by Bantams goalie Matt Duke. The Bradford goalie was sent off in the process, however the Swansea players failed to celebrate the moment as Jonathan De Guzman and Nathan Dyer got involved in a public slanging match over who should take the spot-kick.

Dyer’s claim to the spot-kick was based on the fact that he was on a hat-trick. The midfielder had scored Swansea’s first and third goals of the game.

De Guzman, however, argued back as the Dutchman had been handed the pre-match responsibility should any penalty be won.

Eventually De Guzman was the one to take the spot-kick and score the Welshmen’s fourth, however the argument sparked plenty of conjecture on Twitter.

Some of the best tweets for Team Dyer versus Team De Guzman can be seen below.

 

 

 

 

 

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