Michu

  • Swansea to be without forward Michu for six weeks December 24, 2013

    Swansea: Swansea say Michu is likely to be sidelined for six weeks, with the forward requiring surgery on his right ankle. The 27-year-old Spaniard, who has scored 28 goals since joining from Rayo Vallecano in 2012, has been hindered by ankle and knee problems this season. Manager Michael Laudrup said on...
  • Michu sets Swansea on way to 2-0 win at Palace September 22, 2013

    London: Michu scored for the third successive match this week to put Swansea on track for a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Sunday. The Spanish forward took just two minutes to break the deadlock at Selhurst Park, finishing off a slick team move with a rising...
  • Shock defeats for Valencia and PSV in Europa League September 20, 2013

    London: The attractive football preached by Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup was displayed to great effect when the Welsh side stunned 10-man Valencia with a 3-0 away victory in the Europa League on Thursday. In their first season in European competition for 22 years, English League Cup holders Swansea took advantage...
  • Liverpool go top despite draw at Swansea September 17, 2013

    London: Swansea City midfielder Jonjo Shelvey took centre stage against his former club as Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a 2-2 draw at the Welsh club on Monday. Shelvey scored Swansea's opener and created their second but his two shocking passes set up both goals for...
  • Manchester United cruise to 4-1 win against Swansea August 18, 2013

    Swansea, Wales: A spectacular double from Robin van Persie helped Manchester United begin their Premier League title defense with a 4-1 win at Swansea on Saturday David Moyes' first league match in charge of United couldn't have gone any better, with Van Persie matching Danny Welbeck's brace with two brilliant goals...
  • Swansea thrash Bradford 5-0 to win first major trophy February 24, 2013

    London: Swansea marked their centenary season by collecting their first major trophy, outclassing fourth-tier club Bradford to win the League Cup final 5-0 on Sunday. Nathan Dyer and Jonathan de Guzman scored twice, and Michu also netted at Wembley Stadium to secure the biggest victory margin ever in the final of...
  • Arsenal held 2-2 by Swansea in FA Cup 3rd round January 6, 2013

    London: Arsenal threw away a winning position to draw 2-2 with Premier League rival Swansea following a late goal flurry in the FA Cup third round on Sunday. Michu slotted Swansea ahead with a neat finish the 58th minute, but Lukas Podolski levelled in the 81st and Kieran Gibbs volleyed...
  • Vertonghen scorers the winner as Spurs beat Swansea 1-0 December 16, 2012

    London: Jan Vertonghen lashed home a second-half winner as Tottenham beat Swansea 1-0 in the Premier League on Sunday to move back into the Champions League positions. The Belgium center back latched onto a right-wing free kick from Kyle Walker and sent a low shot into the corner in the 75th...
  • Swansea upset Arsenal 2-0 at the Emirates December 2, 2012

    London : Arsenal were beaten by Swansea at the Emirates on Saturday courtesy Michu's two late goals as their rivals Chelsea also slumped to a 3-1 defeat at West Ham. The Spanish forward Michu found himself through on goal with three minutes remaining and beat Wojciech Szczesny with a...
  • EPL: Swansea draw 2-2 with Reading October 6, 2012

    Swansea: Swansea staged a second-half comeback on Saturday to secure a 2-2 draw with Reading in the Premier League. Miguel Michu in the 71st minute and Wayne Routledge in the 78th drew Swansea even after Reading secured a 2-0 halftime lead at the Liberty Stadium. Reading, which has not won...