Posted January 19, 2013 on AP on Fox

Danish footballer Michael Laudrup playing for the Spanish club FC Barcelona, early 1990s. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Jonathan de Guzman scored twice in the second half Saturday to help Swansea beat Stoke 3-1 in the Premier League. Michael Laudrup's team couldn't break through the visitors' defense in the first half but Ben Davies then netted his first goal for Swansea to put the hosts' ahead in the 49th. De Guzman doubled the lead with a curling free kick in the 57th and then added the third in the 80th. Michael Owen headed in his first goal for Stoke in injury time, but it was too late to prevent a confidence boosting win for Swansea ahead of its return leg against Chelsea in the League Cup semifinals on Wednesday.
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