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Brave Reds go down in injury-time
Crawley's Capital One Cup adventure came to a heartbreaking end as they lost to an injury-time goal to Premier League Swansea at the Broadfield Stadium
Reds had fought back after Michu had put Swansea ahead to lead 2-1 going into the final 18 minutes thanks to strikes from Josh Simpson and Hope Akpan.
But Danny Graham levelled and then Gary Monk ensured Swansea went through to the last 16 with a last gasp header.
Swansea stamped their authority on the game right from the start with Luke Moore firing wide from 25 yards and then having an effort blocked by Paul Jones after a poor backpass from Nathan Byrne.
Michu also headed straight at Jones but did put Swans ahead in the 27th minute with a deflected shot from the edge of the area after a cut-back from Wayne Routledge.
The visitors had two good chances to double their lead when Jones made a good low stop from Moore and then Michu headed over from six yards.
Crawley had been very much second best but grabbed an equaliser in first half injury time when Simpson's volley from 25 yards took a big deflection to wrongfoot Gerhard Tremmel.
The goal lifted Reds who began the second half on the front foot and took the lead in the 62nd minute.
Akpan controlled Jonathan Forte's low cross before turning to shoot past Tremmel from eight yards,
Reds had a great chance to extend their lead when Forte got clear on the break but shot at Tremmel instead of squaring to the unmarked Nicky Adams.
It proved costly as Swansea equalised immediately with Graham heading home a cross from Tiendalli at the far post.
Extra-time looked on the cards until Swansea won a corner in stoppage time. Mark Gower swung over a deep cross and Monk's header at the far post somehow looped over Jones and into the net.
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