Swans cruise past FC Twente

Paulo Sousa enjoyed a winning start to life as Swansea City manager as his new side ran out 3-1 winners against FC Twente.

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Pintado: Netted a brace

Pintado: Netted a brace

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After a goalless first half, the Swans finally took the lead through substitute Gorka Pintado.

Twente, managed by former England boss Steve McClaren, levelled through Nikita Rukavysta but the hosts made the game safe with two late strikes.

Youngster Casey Thomas fired them ahead again and then earned the penalty which Pintado converted to seal the victory.

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