Aleksandar Kolarov strikes home a sweet right-foot shot against the Swans at The Liberty Stadium...

Kolarov scores against Swansea..

In a match that swayed back and forth for the first hour, Fernandinho gave the Blues a first-half lead that was cancelled out on half-time by Wilfried Bony.

But a determined City added a couple of goals just before and past the hour-mark from Yaya Toure and Aleks Kolarov to seal three points and record a first win in Swansea for 30 years.

There was still time for the impressive Bony to pull one back in added time but it was too little, too late for the hosts.

A rain-swept Liberty Stadium wasn’t the most auspicious of settings to begin 2014 for the Blues. The early afternoon kick-off at one of the furthest Premier League destinations possible was a tough ask for the City fans who made the journey to South Wales, but a fourth successive win on the road would make the trip more than worthwhile.

Watch the goal again above...