Swansea City draw in Europa League after late Kuban Krasnodar penalty.
SWANSEA City slumped to a disappointing Europa League draw as Kuban Krasnodar scored an injury-time penalty at the Liberty.
A below-par Swansea looked to have done enough to secure victory thanks to Michu’s 68th-minute goal.
But Gerhard Tremmel brought down Ibrahima Balde with only seconds remaining and former Queens Park Rangers striker Djibril Cisse levelled from the spot.
Michael Laudrup’s side stay top of group A, but their lead has been cut to just one point after Valencia beat St Gallen.
Michu struck midway through the second half, poking past Aleksander Belenov after Alejandro Pozuelo played a delightful ball over the top.
And that looked enough to secure victory for lacklustre Swansea until the late drama.
A drab first half ended goalless after Swansea struggled for fluency and tempo.
Of the few chances they created, the best fell to Jonjo Shelvey and Wilfried Bony.
Shelvey blazed wide midway through the first period following a rare moment of quality in which the former Liverpool man combined with Bony and Michu before shooting off target.
He then missed the top corner after showing strength and skill out wide before Bony smashed into the stand when picked out by Neil Taylor.
But the visitors also threatened.
Chico Flores was forced to clear over his own bar with Cisse closing in when Arsen Khubulov charged down the right and sent in a dangerous cross.
And Tremmel spilled a long range Maksim Zhavnerchik effort immediately afterwards.
Swansea might also have finished the half with ten men. Dwight Tiendalli was lucky to only see yellow after tugging down Lorenzo Melgarejo as the wide man raced towards goal.