Gylfi Sigurdsson of Swansea City celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Swansea City at Old Trafford on August 16, 2014
Result: Swansea beat Man Utd in Premier League opener
Manchester United lose 2-1 to Swansea City in their first Premier League match under new manager Louis van Gaal.
Reaction
Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy holds the Claret Jug aloft after winning The Open at Royal Liverpool on July 20, 2014 in Hoylake, England
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney dines with Rory McIlroy after defeat
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney goes for dinner with golfer Rory McIlroy following his side's opening Premier League defeat to Swansea City on Saturday.
Aug 19, 10:42
New Man Utd captain Wayne Rooney in action against Swansea on August 16, 2014
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney: 'I had a bad game against Swansea City'
Wayne Rooney admits that he had a "bad game" in Manchester United's defeat to Swansea City at Old Trafford last Saturday.
Aug 19, 07:24
Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Cardiff City at Old Trafford in Manchester, northwest England, on January 28, 2014
Juan Mata: Swansea City loss "a big disappointment"
Juan Mata urges Manchester United to learn from the mistakes that they made during their 2-1 loss to Swansea City.
Aug 18, 14:28
New Man Utd captain Wayne Rooney in action against Swansea on August 16, 2014
Wayne Rooney: 'We must move on from Swansea City defeat'
Wayne Rooney calls on his Manchester United teammates to "move on" from their 2-1 defeat to Swansea City in Louis van Gaal's first competitive match in charge.
Aug 17, 12:14
Gylfi Sigurdsson of Swansea City celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Swansea City at Old Trafford on August 16, 2014
Alan Shearer: Manchester United defeat "blessing in disguise"
Manchester United's surprising loss to Swansea City could be a "blessing in disguise", according to former England international striker Alan Shearer.
Aug 17, 00:52
Louis van Gaal and Ryan Giggs discuss tactics during Man United's Premier League opener with Swansea on August 16, 2014
Louis van Gaal: 'Players were nervous'
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal claims that some of his players were "very nervous" in Saturday's 2-1 home defeat to Swansea City in their Premier League opener.
Aug 16, 15:52
Louis van Gaal and Ryan Giggs discuss tactics during Man United's Premier League opener with Swansea on August 16, 2014
Louis van Gaal: 'We disappointed the fans'
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is left disappointed after their opening-day loss to Swansea City.
Aug 16, 15:28
Swansea's Ashley Williams in action against Malmo on August 1, 2013
Ashley Williams: 'Focused Swansea display beat Manchester United'
Swansea City captain Ashley Williams praises his teammates for the "focused" performance that saw the Welsh team beat Manchester United this afternoon.
Aug 16, 15:14
Wayne Rooney and Paul Scholes before a Manchester United match against Aston Villa on April 15, 2012.
Paul Scholes: 'Manchester United not good enough'
Manchester United legend Paul Scholes labels his former side "not good enough" as they lose their Premier League opener 2-1 to Swansea.
Aug 16, 15:06
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the individual performances during Manchester United's surprise defeat at home to Swansea in the Premier League.
Analysis
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Manchester United's opening-day defeat at home to Swansea City in the Premier League.
Match Report
Manchester United lose 2-1 to Swansea City in their first Premier League match under new manager Louis van Gaal.
Live Commentary
Sports Mole's minute-by-minute report of Swansea City's surprise 2-1 win at Manchester United in the Premier League.
HT Report
Ki Sung-yueng scores the first goal of the new Premier League season to give Swansea City a 1-0 lead over Manchester United.
Team News
Manchester United's Jesse Lingard and Tyler Blackett make their Premier League debuts for the club in their opening match of the new season.
Preview
Sports Mole previews Manchester United's opening Premier League game of the season as the Louis van Gaal era begins with Swansea City at Old Trafford.
Head to Head
Jan 11, 2014 5.30pm
Man Utd
2-0
Swansea
Valencia (47'), Welbeck (59')

Rangel (37'), Bony (45')
Jan 5, 2014 4.30pm
Man Utd
1-2
Swansea
Hernandez (16')
da Silva (80')
Routledge (12'), Bony (90')
Amat (41'), Flores (82'), Tiendalli (83')
Aug 17, 2013 5.30pm
Swansea
1-4
Man Utd
Bony (82')
Canas (3')
Van Persie (34', 72'), Welbeck (36', 90')
Valencia (9'), Carrick (40'), Cleverley (45')
May 12, 2013 4pm
Man Utd
2-1
Swansea
Ferdinand (87'), Hernández (39')
Michu (49')
Dec 23, 2012 1.30pm
Swansea
1-1
Man Utd
Michu (29')
Chico (60'), Williams (76')
Evra (16')
Jones (27'), Rooney (69'), Van Persie (77'), Scholes (90')



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