Date:Saturday October 19 2013
Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup shares his thoughts after watching his side beat Sunderland 4-0 at the Liberty Stadium.
The Swans were still looking to give the fans their first home League win of the season and de Guzman prior to kick off that three points was 'mandatory' against a Sunderland side who sat bottom of the table.
The Swans struggled in the first half, but Laudrup insisted at the break that his team needed to show more movement to win the game. They certainly delivered in the second 45, scoring three goals in 7 minutes to guarantee the three points - which pushes them up to 11th in the table.
''We can say we've played against three top teams [Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal] but when people start to talk about no home wins the only way to stop it is by winning,''
''It was a great win because it was a very difficult game. In the first half we did not make it easy for ourselves in the way we played.
''There was not enough movement, we were not quick enough and we didn't move it around as fast as we could.
''Credit to Sunderland, we knew it would be difficult with them having a new manager and everyone would want to please him and give a very good impression to be in the starting XI from now on.
''You play the bottom team with one point and everybody expects you to win. But they've just changed their manager and that's difficult.
''But I spoke about our play at half-time and it was completely different after that because we had much more movement.''
Laudrup was also happy to see his side scoring from a set piece, but their fourth goal on 80 minutes saw Chico's header deflected in off Steven Fletcher for the second own goal of the game.
''I wasn't surprised because one of the staff told me we would get a penalty today,''
''It was my 46th league game and if you take the other games since I arrived it's 60-something, and we'd just had the one at Wembley in the Capital Cup final before today.
''Imagine if we had missed it, but we scored and there were no problems.
''I did not know who would take it - but maybe Bony is so big no-one dared to ask him for the ball!
Date:Saturday October 19 2013
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