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Manchester United won for the first time in 2014, turning a strong second-half performance into a 2-0 victory at home to Swansea City on Saturday in the Premier League.
Antonio Valencia and Danny Welbeck scored in the second half for United, who ended a three-match losing run and avenged last weekend's FA Cup defeat at the hands of this same Swansea side. With the victory, seventh-placed United moved onto 37 points, two behind Liverpool, who play Sunday.
The match was goalless at half-time, but just over a minute after the restart, United were ahead.
The hosts laid siege to Swansea's box as soon as the half started, Kagawa forcing a save from Tremmel with a powerful header from Januzaj's cross. Valencia pounced on the rebound and swept in for a 1-0 United lead in the 47th minute.
United made it 2-0 in the 59th minute after the visitors failed to properly clear Januzaj's cross. As the ball rolled out, Patrice Evra sent it back into the middle of the box, where Welbeck used the outside of his boot to redirect into the net.
A scheduling quirk meant Saturday's meeting was the second between United and Swansea at the same venue in less than a week. The same teams played last weekend in the third round of the FA Cup, with Swansea winning 2-1 at Old Trafford.
Heading into Saturday's rematch, United had lost three straight games in all competitions. The Red Devils last lost four straight matches in 1961.
On target: 5-2