Swansea City came from behind to finish Manchester United’s widespread start to a Premier League deteriorate with an considerable 2-1 feat during a Liberty Stadium on Sunday.
After an interesting initial half finished goalless Juan Mata discharged Luke Shaw’s teasing cranky into a roof of a net in a 48th notation before Swansea took control.
Andre Ayew easy relation with a headed bid 13 mins after before Bafetimbi Gomis confirmed his glorious form with a low shot 5 mins after as a Welsh side purebred their third unbroken 2-1 joining feat over United.
“It was a really formidable game,” Swansea captain Ashley Williams told Sky Sports. “We had to puncture deep.
“Any time we can kick one of a tip teams shows a improvement. We keep operative each day and each week. We wish to be a consistently good side.”
Earlier, Dusan Tadic’s prop and a idea from Graziano Pelle gave Southampton’s stuttering joining debate lift-off with a gentle 3-0 feat over promoted Norwich City during St Mary’s .
Norwich defender Steven Whittaker was sent off carrying perceived dual yellow cards within 4 first-half mins for veteran fouls as a south-coast bar purebred their initial feat of a season.
United’s plain nonetheless unspectacular start to a deteriorate had been built on a steely counterclaim that had nonetheless to concur and had limited opponents to only 5 shots on aim in 3 matches this season.
Swansea, however, achieved a Premier League double over United final deteriorate and had started a deteriorate unbeaten, including an considerable opening-day pull during champions Chelsea.
United started brightly, though, with Memphis Depay and Mata promulgation early warnings of United’s aggressive threat.
Swansea began to grow into a diversion carrying weathered United’s early aggressive raids with Gylfi Sigurdsson banishment agonisingly far-reaching before Bafetimbi Gomis twisted an bid opposite a post.
Wayne Rooney netted a midweek Champions League hat-trick though continued his underwhelming domestic form, spendthrift a horde of mouth-watering chances and carrying fewer first-half touches than each other United player.
After a mangle Mata discharged in before a hosts incited a diversion on a head.
Ayew headed home Sigurdsson’s cranky before a Ghanaian’s overwhelming pass combined space for Gomis to slip home his ninth idea in his final 10 Premier League matches.
The warn packages of final deteriorate carrying finished seventh, Southampton had been out-of-sorts, holding only dual points from 3 games and unwell to measure given a opening day.
Sunday’s initial half was a microcosm of their season, copiousness of possession and chances though a miss of torpedo instinct in front of goal.
James Ward-Prowse, Fonte, Pelle and a considerable Sadio Mane all went tighten in a widespread nonetheless impotent opening 20 mins before Whittaker was dismissed.
After Pelle stabbed home in a 45th notation Tadic discharged home Mane’s cranky for a glorious second afterwards practical a finishing hold after Pelle’s header was parried into his trail dual mins later.
Jay Rodriguez, still creation his approach behind from a long-term knee injury, was brought on after a mangle and was sharp-witted throughout, forcing John Ruddy into a series of saves.
“We haven’t had a start we wanted in a league,” Saints captain Jose Fonte told Sky Sports. “But a many critical thing currently was removing behind to winning games.
“We have large shortcoming now we are seen as a good group so we need to win and that’s a genius we have to make in each game.”
Swansea, who have 8 points from 4 games, leapfrogged United, with seven, into fourth. Southampton changed adult to 10th with 5 points while Norwich lay one indicate adrift in 14th.
Manchester City tip a standings going into a general mangle with a limit 12 points from 4 games, 3 forward of Crystal Palace.