Swansea City: Wayne Routledge strikes twice in opening pre-season win

Wayne Routledge
Wayne Routledge is a former England Under-21 international

Wayne Routledge struck twice as Swansea City comfortably beat Charlotte Independence in the opening game of their pre-season tour to the United States at Ramblewood Stadium.

Oliver McBurnie began the rout with a 25-yard shot in the opening period.

Routledge's brace came after the break and Kenji Gorre finished off the win against a team who play in the United States' third tier.

New Swans defender Mike van der Hoorn made his debut after joining from Ajax.

Swansea face Richmond Kickers at Virginia on Sunday.

Swansea's pre-season fixtures

Charlotte Independence 0-4 Swansea City,

Richmond Kickers, Saturday, 16 July 00.00 BST (City Stadium, Virginia)

Bristol Rovers, Saturday, 23 July 15:00 BST (Memorial Stadium)

Swindon Town, Wednesday, 27 July BST 19:45 BST (County Ground)

Wolverhampton Wanderers, Saturday, 30 July 15:00 BST (Molineux)

Stade Rennais, Saturday, 6 August 15:00 BST (Liberty Stadium)

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