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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