The hosts were forced to play 80 minutes with 10 men after Adil Rami was dismissed for hauling down Wilfried Bony, who went on to give Swansea the lead in the 14th minute with his fifth goal in eight games, firing home with the help of a deflection. Michu and Jonathan de Guzman completed the scoring in the second half as the Welsh side cruised to victory at a stunned Mestalla. "We dominated the game from the first minute to the last minute, said coach Michael Laudrup.
It was equally easy for Tottenham Hotspur as they brushed aside Tromso at White Hart Lane. Jermain Defoe scored twice in the first half to effectively end the game as a contest against the limited Norwegians, then Christian Eriksen added a late third to add a further sheen to the scoreline.
Wigan, meanwhile, emerged from their first European match with a point after battling out a stalemate with Zulte Waregem in Bruges. Owen Coyle's side's best chance came in the third minute when James McArthur, the Scotland internationalist, clipped the post with a curling shot.