Cookies on

The Premier League website employs cookies to improve your user experience. We have updated our cookie policy to reflect changes in the law on cookies and tracking technologies used on websites. If you continue on this website, you will be providing your consent to our use of cookies. Find out more.

Friday 20 September 2013

Europa League: Swansea win away at Valencia

Swansea beat Spanish giants Valencia 3-0; Spurs beat Tromso 3-0 at home

Michu scored as Swansea earned a 3-0 win away at Valencia

Swansea City's first ever UEFA Europa League group match finished in a 3-0 away win over Spanish La Liga side Valencia.

Valencia defender Adil Rami was sent off in the ninth minute for a foul on Wilfried Bony. Bony gave Swansea the lead on 14 minutes with a deflected shot.

Michu made it 2-0 on 58 minutes and De Guzman scored their third with a 30-yard free-kick.

Jermain Defoe scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur started their Europa League group with a 3-0 victory over Tromso.

Summer signing Christian Eriksen also scored against the team from Norway as they won 3-0 at White Hart Lane.

Key Points

  • Tottenham Hotspur and Swansea City each win 3-0 in opening UEFA Europa League group matches
  • Swansea beat Spanish side Valencia 3-0 away from home
  • Spurs start Europa League with a 3-0 win at White Hart Lane against Tromso