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  • Date:17 Aug 2013
  • Kick-off:17:30
  • Venue:Liberty Stadium
  • Attendance:20,733
  • Bony (81)
  • van Persie (33) Welbeck (35)
    van Persie (71) van Persie (71)
    van Persie (71) van Persie (71)
    Welbeck (90)
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94:03 +4.03

Wayne Rooney decides to take the corner short.

93:24 +3.24

Foul by Chico Chico on Wayne Rooney, free kick awarded.

91:56 +1.56

Danny Welbeck grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Swansea 1-4 Man Utd.Wayne Rooney provided the assist for the goal.

89:57

Ben Davies manages to make a clearance.

89:14

Tom Cleverley takes the free kick.

88:58

Ashley Williams gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Antonio Valencia.

87:51

Patrice Evra restarts play with the free kick.

87:19

Corner from the left by-line taken by Pablo Hernandez.

86:33

Sung-Yeung Ki makes a clearance.

85:47

Robin van Persie leaves the field to be replaced by Oliveira Anderson.

85:07

David De Gea restarts play with the free kick.

84:34

Wilfried Bony challenges Patrice Evra unfairly and gives away a free kick.

83:20

Chico makes a clearance.

83:18

The ball is sent over by Wayne Rooney.

82:29

Chico Chico restarts play with the free kick.

82:26

Wayne Rooney concedes a free kick for a foul on Chico.

81:46

Wilfried Bony grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Swansea 1-3 Man Utd.The assist for the goal came from Pablo Hernandez.

80:57

Angel Rangel manages to make a clearance.

80:11

Clearance made by Antonio Valencia.

80:08

Corner taken by Jonjo Shelvey from the right by-line.

79:46

Clearance made by Michael Carrick.

79:44

A cross is delivered by Angel Rangel.

79:32

Free kick taken by Michel Vorm.

78:34

Clearance by Chico.

77:42

The ball is swung over by Pablo Hernandez.

76:32

Clearance made by Angel Rangel.

76:13

(Swansea) makes a substitution, with Sung-Yeung Ki coming on for Jose Alberto Canas.

75:23

Angel Rangel takes a shot. David De Gea blocks the ball.

74:47

Danny Welbeck takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

74:42

Robin van Persie takes a short corner.

74:09

The ball is crossed by Wayne Rooney.

73:40

Clearance made by Chico.

73:10

Shot by Nathan Dyer missed to the right of the net.

73:03

Free kick crossed by Jonjo Shelvey.

72:39

Tom Cleverley makes a clearance.

71:39

Robin van Persie scores a left footed goal. Swansea 0-3 Man Utd.Assist on the goal came from Wayne Rooney.

71:28

Tom Cleverley manages to make a clearance.

70:58

Jose Alberto Canas fouled by Robin van Persie, the ref awards a free kick.

70:22

Shot by Angel Rangel missed to the left of the target.

69:52

A cross is delivered by Antonio Valencia.

69:06

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Ben Davies gets a block in.

68:59

Chance falls to Patrice Evra who heads at goal. Jose Alberto Canas gets a block in.

68:56

Corner taken by Robin van Persie.

67:37

Clearance made by Pablo Hernandez.

66:46

The ball is sent over by Pablo Hernandez.

65:50

Angel Rangel takes a shot and missed to the right of the net.

65:44

Clearance made by Rio Ferdinand.

65:22

Chico Chico restarts play with the free kick.

64:23

Nemanja Vidic makes a clearance.

64:19

A cross is delivered by Ben Davies.

63:57

Danny Welbeck gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chico.

62:45

Ben Davies concedes a free kick for a foul on Antonio Valencia.

62:37

Ben Davies manages to make a clearance.

61:43

Pablo Hernandez takes a shot and went wide left of the target.

61:38

Angel Rangel delivers the ball.

61:01

(Man Utd) makes a substitution, with Wayne Rooney coming on for Ryan Giggs.

60:48

Clearance made by Angel Rangel.

60:14

Header at goal by Wilfried Bony goes right of the post.

59:09

Robin van Persie takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand post.

57:58

Ashley Williams takes the free kick.

57:51

Robin van Persie challenges Ashley Williams unfairly and gives away a free kick.

55:37

David De Gea takes the free kick.

55:00

Jonjo Shelvey sends in a cross.

54:48

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jonjo Shelvey.

52:57

Miguel Michu has an effort at goal. A parry by David De Gea prevents the goal.

52:52

The ball is swung over by Angel Rangel.

51:33

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jonjo Shelvey.

50:31

Michael Carrick manages to make a clearance.

49:43

Miguel Michu has an effort at goal. David De Gea fumbles the ball.

49:32

Clearance by Patrice Evra.

49:07

Patrice Evra makes a clearance.

48:27

Wilfried Bony takes a shot and went wide left of the goal.

47:49

Angel Rangel manages to make a clearance.

46:20 +1.20

Clearance made by Rio Ferdinand.

45:16

Ben Davies makes a clearance.

45:15 +0.15

Clearance made by Chico.

45:08 +0.08

Clearance made by Jonjo Shelvey.

45:01

Leon Britton leaves the field to be replaced by Wilfried Bony.

45:01

Wayne Routledge goes off and Pablo Hernandez comes on.

44:50

Jonjo Shelvey crosses the ball in from the free kick.

44:21

Booking for Tom Cleverley for unsporting behaviour.

43:55

The ball is sent over by Angel Rangel.

43:32

Clearance by Ashley Williams.

42:58

Chico Chico Chico Chico Chico Chico takes a shot and went wide of the right hand upright.

42:50

Phil Jones manages to make a clearance.

41:52

Ashley Williams manages to make a clearance.

41:36

Ashley Williams makes a clearance.

38:46

Danny Welbeck fouled by Ashley Williams, the ref awards a free kick.

38:02

Corner taken by Jonjo Shelvey from the right by-line.

36:44

The ball is delivered by Wayne Routledge.

35:11

Danny Welbeck grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Swansea 0-2 Man Utd.The assist for the goal came from Antonio Valencia.

35:09

Headed chance falls to Robin van Persie.

35:06

Patrice Evra sends in a cross.

34:50

Free kick taken by Phil Jones.

34:31

Foul by Wayne Routledge on Tom Cleverley, free kick awarded.

33:12

Robin van Persie grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Swansea 0-1 Man Utd.

30:43

Free kick crossed by Jonjo Shelvey.

29:49

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wayne Routledge by Patrice Evra.

29:40

Leon Britton takes a shot. Nemanja Vidic gets a block in.

29:00

Patrice Evra manages to make a clearance.

26:18

Phil Jones restarts play with the free kick.

25:42

Clearance made by Ashley Williams.

23:43

Chico makes a clearance.

23:09

Header by Miguel Michu goes to the left of the goal.

22:39

Miguel Michu has an effort at goal. A parry by David De Gea prevents the goal.

22:34

Centre by Wayne Routledge.

20:57

Shot by Robin van Persie missed to the left of the net.

18:42

Wayne Routledge takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David De Gea parries the ball but the danger is not over.

17:55

Shot by Ryan Giggs went wide right of the post.

17:53

Danny Welbeck takes a shot. Michel Vorm fumbles the ball.

16:48

Clearance made by Jonjo Shelvey.

16:38

Nathan Dyer fouled by Tom Cleverley, the ref awards a free kick.

15:45

David De Gea takes the free kick.

14:49

Clearance by Angel Rangel.

14:41

Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance.

14:17

Chance falls to Robin van Persie who heads at goal. Michel Vorm safely holds on.

14:13

Patrice Evra delivers the ball.

12:53

Jose Alberto Canas restarts play with the free kick.

10:54

Clearance by Angel Rangel.

10:14

Clearance by Patrice Evra.

8:10

Antonio Valencia gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jose Alberto Canas.

8:03

Corner from the taken by Tom Cleverley.

7:36

Free kick crossed by Ryan Giggs.

7:07

Free kick awarded for a foul by Angel Rangel on Danny Welbeck.

7:00

Jonjo Shelvey manages to make a clearance.

5:53

Free kick taken by Ashley Williams.

4:32

Unfair challenge on Antonio Valencia by Wayne Routledge results in a free kick.

4:05

Corner taken by Jonjo Shelvey from the left by-line.

3:32

Rio Ferdinand makes a clearance.

2:04

Unfair challenge on Tom Cleverley by Jose Alberto Canas results in a free kick.

0:14

Jonjo Shelvey makes a clearance.

0:11

Clearance made by Robin van Persie.

Match Preview

Britton hopes to get one over Moyes Leon Britton hopes David Moyes' move to Manchester United will see a downturn in the Scot's fortunes at the Liberty Stadium. The footballing world will be focusing on Moyes when he takes his place in the Manchester United dug-out against Swansea, to begin in earnest the unenviable task of succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson in the managerial hotseat. But trips to south Wales have held few fears for Moyes since Swansea joined the Barclays Premier League ranks in 2011. His Everton teams enjoyed comfortable victories over the Swans by margins of 2-0 and 3-0, at a venue where few top-flight sides have found it easy going. Midfielder Britton played in both those games and, with pundits tipping Swansea to upset the defending champions, is hopeful of turning the tables on the new United boss. "With his Everton teams, David Moyes did well when he came here and they were probably the most convincing team we have played in the Premier League at the Liberty," he said. "He seemed to get his tactics spot on, but hopefully come Saturday that won't be the case. "It will be all eyes on Manchester United to see how things go now Sir Alex Ferguson has left. "It is a great occasion to be involved in, it's a new era at that football club and the eyes of the whole world will be on us. If we can cause an upset and get a result that would be great." Jonathan de Guzman will miss the match due to concussion after the Dutch midfielder was hurt in a training ground collision on international duty. Pablo Hernandez and Jonjo Shelvey are available again after their respective groin injury and illness, while Wilfried Bony is set to feature despite only arriving back from Ivory Coast's friendly against Mexico in New Jersey late on Thursday evening. Chris Smalling believes Manchester United's tough start to the Premier League campaign could ultimately work to their advantage. Manager David Moyes was so concerned at United's opening five games, which sends them to Swansea for the start of their title defence before matches against Chelsea, Liverpool, Crystal Palace and Manchester City, that he contacted league officials. Moyes got a reassurance the schedule was arrived at purely at random. Nevertheless, the new boss feels it is United's toughest start for 20 years. Yet the spin-off is that positive results will put the Red Devils' challengers under pressure, whichis how Smalling prefers to look at it. "We've got some big fixtures at the start of the season but if we can put on some really good performances and pick up a few points it's going to give us a big boost and set us apart from our rivals," said Smalling, speaking before Moyes had his say on the fixtures. "In one sense it is good to get them out of the way." Rafael's absence with a hamstring injury means the right-back spot is available, which both Smalling and Phil Jones could fill. And David Moyes must decide whether to include Wayne Rooney in the squad for his first Premier League game as Manchester United manager at Swansea. Rooney completed 65 minutes of his first game of the summer when England defeated Scotland on Wednesday and is expected to be on the bench at the Liberty Stadium. Rafael and Javier Hernandez (both hamstring) and wing duo Nani and Ashley Young are all expected to be sidelined, so Wilfried Zaha stands by for his first top slight start, although Michael Carrick should recover from the eye infection which kept him out of England's friendly.

Formation:4231Manager: Michael Laudrup

Swansea

Formation: 4231Manager: David Moyes

Man Utd

  • Michel Vorm
  • Angel Rangel
  • Chico
  • Ashley Williams
  • Ben Davies
  • Jose Alberto Canas
  • Leon Britton
  • Nathan Dyer
  • Jonjo Shelvey
  • Wayne Routledge
  • Miguel Michu
  • SUBS
  • Jordi Amat
  • Neil Taylor
  • Wilfried Bony
  • Pablo Hernandez
  • Sung-Yeung Ki
  • Alejandro Pozuelo
  • Gerhard Tremmel

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