Aug 17, 2013 at 5.30pm UK at ​Liberty Stadium

1-4

Bony (82')
Canas (3')
FT(HT: 0-2)
van Persie (34', 72'), Welbeck (36', 90')
Valencia (9'), Carrick (40'), Cleverley (45')
Result: Moyes's United smash Swans
Result: Moyes's United smash Swans
Manchester United's first Premier League game without Sir Alex Ferguson produces a very familiar outcome as the Red Devils win 4-1 at Swansea City to go top.
Reaction
Swansea City's Danish manager Michael Laudrup takes his seat in the dugout prior to the English Premier League football match between Swansea City and Southampton on April 20, 2013
Michael Laudrup: 'Sir Alex Ferguson's winning mentality makes Manchester United favourites'
Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup believes that Manchester United are still favourites for the Premier League due to the winning mentality instilled into the club by Sir Alex Ferguson.
Aug 18, 14:41
Manchester United's English striker Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Swansea City and Manchester United at Liberty Stadium in Swansea, south Wales, on August 17, 2013
Patrice Evra pleased for Manchester United's Danny Welbeck
Patrice Evra praises Manchester United teammate Danny Welbeck after the striker scored two goals in Saturday's Premier League win at Swansea City.
Aug 18, 13:52
Manchester United's Dutch striker Robin van Persie scores the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Swansea City and Manchester United at Liberty Stadium in Swansea, south Wales, on August 17, 2013
Angel Rangel: 'Two quick goals changed the game'
Swansea City defender Angel Rangel admits that allowing Manchester United to score two goal in three minutes ended the game for his side.
Aug 18, 13:26
Manchester United manager David Moyes on the touchline during the Community Shield match against Wigan on August 11, 2013
David Moyes's first competitive Manchester United game: Five things we learned
Sports Mole assesses five things that can be learnt from David Moyes's first Premier League match in charge of Manchester United.
Aug 18, 12:09
Manchester United manager David Moyes on the touchline during the Community Shield match against Wigan on August 11, 2013
David Moyes praises United's "winning habit"
Manchester United manager David Moyes says that he is "learning" from the "winning habits" of his side.
Aug 18, 11:12
Manchester United's Dutch striker Robin van Persie scores the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Swansea City and Manchester United at Liberty Stadium in Swansea, south Wales, on August 17, 2013
Manchester United's Robin van Persie hails "big win"
Robin van Persie is delighted with Manchester United's "big win" over Swansea City.
Aug 17, 22:02
Swansea City's Danish manager Michael Laudrup takes his seat in the dugout prior to the English Premier League football match between Swansea City and Southampton on April 20, 2013
Michael Laudrup: 'Two quick goals changed game'
Michael Laudrup rues the speed of Manchester United's opening two goals.
Aug 17, 21:44
Manchester United manager David Moyes during the match against Swansea on August 17, 2013
Manchester United's David Moyes: "Long way to go"
David Moyes believes that there is still a long season ahead of Manchester United, but is pleased with their start.
Aug 17, 21:19
The Match
Analysis
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Manchester United's 4-1 win at Swansea City in the Premier League.
Match Report
Manchester United's first Premier League game without Sir Alex Ferguson produces a very familiar outcome as the Red Devils win 4-1 at Swansea City to go top.
Live Commentary
Relive Sports Mole's minute-by-minute coverage of Manchester United's 4-1 win at Swansea City in the Premier League.
HT Report
Goals from Robin van Persie and Antonio Valencia give Manchester United a 2-0 lead at half time against Swansea City.
Team News
David Moyes names Wayne Rooney on the bench for his first Premier League game in charge of Manchester United.
Preview
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Swansea City and Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium.
Head to Head
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')
May 5, 2012 3pm
Nov 19, 2011 5.30pm
Build-up
Leon Britton of Swansea in action during the UEFA Europa League third round qualifying first leg match between Swansea City and Malmo at the Liberty Stadium on August 1, 2013
Leon Britton eager to break Manchester United duck
Swansea City midfielder Leon Britton admits that the club are eager to secure their first victory over Manchester United in the Premier League.
Aug 17, 06:30
Wayne Rooney of England gestures during the International Friendly match between England and Scotland at Wembley Stadium on August 14, 2013
Wayne Rooney named in Manchester United squad to face Swansea City
Manchester United manager David Moyes includes Wayne Rooney in his squad for tomorrow's Premier League opener against Swansea City.
Aug 16, 23:47
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates the winning goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United on December 9, 2012
Manchester United boss David Moyes to assess Wayne Rooney's fitness
Manchester United manager David Moyes says that he will assess Wayne Rooney's fitness before deciding whether to play him against Swansea City this weekend.
Aug 15, 10:36
Jonathan de Guzman of Swansea in action during a pre season friendly between Reading and Swansea City at The Madejski Stadium on July 27, 2013
Jonathan de Guzman out of Manchester United clash
Concussion will keep Jonathan de Guzman from featuring for Swansea City against Manchester United at the weekend.
Aug 14, 15:06
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson during his side's match against Aston Villa on April 22, 2013
Swansea council use 'Fergie time' posters to encourage holiday-goers
Swansea council use 'Fergie time' on their posters to encourage travelling football fans to extend their stay in Swansea following the match against Manchester United.
Aug 14, 13:11
Nathan Dyer, Adrian Mariappa
Nathan Dyer: 'It's the ideal time to play Manchester United'
Swansea City midfielder Nathan Dyer admits that his side are hoping to catch Manchester United "cold" during their Premier League opener on Saturday.
Aug 13, 09:03
Michael Carrick
Michael Carrick: 'We are focused on season opener against Swansea City'
Michael Carrick says that he and his Manchester United teammates are looking ahead to their Premier League opener against Swansea City on August 17.
Aug 6, 10:22



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1Manchester CityMan City65102121916
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd65101721516
3Chelsea6411125713
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs6321105511
5Liverpool63211211111
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14Swansea CitySwansea612337-45
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