Bradford vs. Swansea: Capital One Cup Final Live Score, Highlights, Recap
Bradford City 0 Swansea City 5 Dyer 16, 47, Michu 40, De Guzman 59 (pen), 90+1
Swansea City won their first major trophy with ease as they defeated Bradford City 5-0 in the Capital One Cup Final at Wembley Sunday.
Nathan Dyer opened the scoring for the Premier League side in the 16th minute and Michu gave the Swans a two-goal cushion five minutes before the interval.
The final was effectively over as a contest in the 47th minute when Dyer added his second.
Bradford goalkeeper Matt Duke, whose saves had been so crucial in helping the League Two side reach the final, was dismissed in the 59th minute when he tripped Jonathan de Guzman inside the area.
Dyer squabbled with De Guzman over the right to take the spot-kick, but the Dutchman won out and slotted the ball past substitute goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin.
De Guzman then added his second of the game in injury time as Swansea created the biggest-ever winning margin in a League Cup final.
Swansea players make a guard of honour for Bradford squad as they make their way down from the presentation area.
"It was a great performance today and I'm very proud of the players" Swansea manager Michael Laudrup
"I wanted a hat-trick. To score would have been a historical moment but it wasn't to be and I passed it (the penalty) on" Nathan Dyer
FT Bradford City 0 Swansea City 5
Nathan Dyer and Jonathan de Guzman both scored twice as Swansea clinched the Capital One Cup Final against Bradford City where Michu was also on the scoresheet.
Bradford 0 Swansea 5: Three minutes of injury-time are announced as McLaughlin produces an excellent stop before De Guzman adds Swansea's fifth.
Bradford fans celebrate their first corner of the game as if they've scored in the 87th minute, but set-piece comes to nothing. However, moments later, Jones produces first shot on target for the League Two side.
Davies is replaced by Dwight Tiendalli for Swansea.
Dyer is replaced by Roland Lamah and consequently denied the chance to become the first man to score a hat-trick in a League Cup final.
Bradford City supporters out-singing their Swansea counterparts. Full credit to them and their team for what they've achieved in the competition this season.
Zavon Hines comes on for Garry Thompson for Bradford.
Swansea captain Ashley Williams almost adds a fifth goal but cannot connect properly and McLaughlin saves comfortably.
Almost forgot in all of that...Bradford substitute goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin has come on with Wells making way.
"De Guzman is the designated penalty taker, agreed by all pre-match. No fuss, no dramas, he was right to take it. That's why they are designated" Former Bradford striker Stan Collymore
Duke trips De Guzman inside the six-yard area and is dismissed by match official Kevin Friend. An unseemly squabble ensues as De Guzman denies Dyer a possible hat-trick when he takes the spot-kick.
Bradford 0 Swansea 4: A casual run-up but De Guzman scores from the spot.
Swansea now one goal from matching Manchester United's biggest winning margin in a League Cup final, 4-0 against Wigan Athletic in 2006.
GOAL! Bradford 0 Swansea 3: Dyer hits his second of the final with a curling strike after a great interchange with Routledge. Game over, surely?
Andrew Davies comes on for Bradford in place of Good.
HT: Bradford 0 Swansea 2: Nathan Dyer and Michu score the goals as Swansea dominate the Capital One Cup Final at Wembley.
Wonder what the collective thoughts of Roberto Martinez, Arsene Wenger and Paul Lambert are at this moment in time?
GOAL! Bradford 0 Swansea 2: Pablo Hernandez finds Michu on the edge of the area and the striker has space to control the ball and thread it beyond Duke.
Swansea's makeshift defender Ki cautioned for a foul on Wells.
"You shouldn't rule out a twist in the tail here" Sky Sports analyst Alan Smith.
Leon Brittain drives wide after Jonathan De Guzman's corner is cleared.
Swansea might have expected to be causing more problems than they have since Dyer's goal, but Bradford holding their own here and haven't let the goal distract their focus.
Angel Rangel threatens down the right flank and goes down while challenging with Curtis Good, but officials give free-kick to Bradford.
GOAL! Bradford 0 Swansea 1: It's been coming and Wayne Routledge breaks before feeding the ball to Michu. The striker's shot is palmed away by Duke but Dyer is quick to seize on the rebound and put Swansea in front.
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