Laudrup toasts 'perfect' night

Swansea City coach Michael Laudrup was delighted with his team's display following their comprehensive 4-0 victory over Malmo in the first leg of their Europa League third round qualifying tie.

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Michael Laudrup: Looks on as his side beats Malmo

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Wilfried Bony netted a brace on his Swansea debut while Michu and Alejandro Pozuelo added others at the Liberty Stadium.

And Laudrup said: "We had five new players, we need some time for everyone to get to know each other but if we win 4-0 in a game like this with a lot of people not knowing each other yet - then it's not too bad.

"It's a perfect night. Four goals, not conceding any away goals, two goals from the new man Bony, Michu is back scoring a goal, Pozuelo got a goal in his first game for the club, no injuries - it's perfect."

And Bony, who scored twice, added: "I feel good but the most important thing was to win this game and not concede a goal.

"It's very good for us, we can enjoy tonight and then think about the next game."

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