After opening with a 0-0 draw at Southampton, Swansea were blown away by Manchester United in their first home game - but they picked some much needed confidence with a 4-1 League Cup win at MK Dons with their first Premier League win following a few days later away at Crystal Palace.
Benitez missed the game - won by skipper Jamaal Lascelles' 76th-minute header - as he was recovering at home after being laid low by an infection following recent hernia surgery.
Newcastle make the long trip to South Wales on Sunday afternoon with Rafa Benitez's men looking to build on their first Premier League victory of the season against West Ham before the global break.
"When you get back fit and are just training every day, you realise what a blessing it is when you can't do it, so when you're in the gym, you just try to work a bit harder and hopefully, you reap the rewards when you come back because you are that bit mentally tougher". Swansea now have one more point than Newcastle, having won four points from the opening three games.
The visitors had created the best of the opportunities up to that point as only Lukasz Fabianski's stunning first-half denial of Joselu prevented it from taking an earlier lead.
Mawson met Tom Carroll's resulting corner but sent his header a yard wide of the far post.
Paul Clement introduced returning striker Wilfried Bony in his place but the fan favourite could do little about Lascelles' thumping victor, the captain getting above Alfie Mawson to leave Fabianski with no chance.
"The manager rang me this morning and told me to make sure the boys were on it". "Something is obviously not right on this in the details of how we defended and that's what we've got to get right", he said.
"We have set a standard now".
"I said to the players in the dressing room, there's all the make-believe stuff, what's written on the paper and how we think it's going to go, and then there's the reality of what actually happens in the game". It is down to us to bring it every week.
Instead Francisco de Míguel Moreno will take charge of first-team duties against Paul Clement's side.
The natural disaster triggered tsunami waves as high as 3.3 feet at the port of Salina Cruz in Oaxaca , according to the U.S. Besides Mexico , EL Salvador , Guatemala , Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras and Panama were on alert for the tidal waves.
Forecasters have predicted damaging winds, drenching rains and a risky storm surge from the Gulf of Mexico. Meanwhile, Mexico is dealing with the aftermath of a powerful natural disaster on Thursday night.
Their confidence and resilience has been strong all season, and there's no reason to believe that will change any time soon. The Brewers will be without perhaps their most reliable starting pitcher as they make a last-ditch run at a playoff spot.
Even Brad Keselowski , sixth in the standings with a 14.2 average finish, can't seem to make the jump from the top-10 to top-5s. As Matt Kenseth didn't get a second radiator, Earnhardt will not get another shot at a NASCAR Cup Series championship.
He further criticised Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for celebrating his best administrator award given by news magazine. Some defecting legislators are expected to join the BJP in Shah's presence.
He's one of eight players selected in the first three rounds of the 2017 NFL Draft who doesn't have a Twitter account. That set up a 10-yard touchdown pass to rookie Golladay to give Detroit its first lead of the day, 21-17.
If Ohio State does lose a game, their best case scenario is for that loss to come this weekend against fifth-ranked Oklahoma . Against Indiana last week, Ohio State at times displayed a five-man defensive front, with four ends on the field at one time.
Officials warned that pets should not be taken to animal shelters with the idea that they can board there during the storm. Pets will arrive September 16 and the no-kill shelter is also taking donations for food to be sent back down to the south.
Several users on Instagram are already seeing an option to share their images or Stories to Facebook , as Mashable reports . Following its success on Instagram , Facebook quickly baked Stories into its other apps, including WhatsApp and Messenger.
Hardline senior separatist leader, Syed Ali Geelani continues to be under house arrest in his uptown Hyderpora residence. Lawyers in the valley have made a decision to stay away from courts till Qayoom returned from Delhi.
Hillary Blames Women's March for Loss Too
Ms Clinton said she believed Mr Trump had tapped into a "nostalgia" felt by his supporters. Interviewer Jane Pauley asked her: " What you're saying is millions of white people? ".
Takeaways from the Steelers 21-18 win over the Browns
Ben Roethlisberger looks to pass against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 10, 2017, in Cleveland, Ohio. After the players protested before the Giants game, team leader Christian Kirksey told reporters, "We did it out of respect".
Janssen joins Fenerbahce on loan
In his presser before Saturday's match away at Everton, Pochettino said that Janssen remains in his plans. Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino insisted on Thursday that Janssen had a future with the club.
Gap Inc. to Close Stores
Peck told analysts that its online and mobile business has seen the highest sales and profitability growth of the divisions. The company also plans to streamline operations, which is estimated to eventually save $500 million annually.
Willie Taggart: Oregon lacked urgency in second half
It's really weird that all of a sudden right off the bat when I get to Nebraska, we have a home-and-home with Oregon. Riley listed Autzen Stadium among the five "toughest environments I've coached in", a list that also included B.C.
Three Hurricanes at once: Irma, Jose and Katia
Warm water is fuel for hurricanes and Irma was moving over water that was 1.8 degrees warmer than normal. A hurricane watch is in effect from Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde, the National Hurricane Center said .
Ga. Students Show Improvement on College Entrance Exam
Vermont's Pacific Islander students performed worse than other students in the state but above average for their racial group. They reflect specific skills "that can be taught in a relatively short time", not years of study, Chyten said.