Swansea’s preparation for the new season continued with a morale boosting win over Celtic while there was also win’s for Sunderland and Derby while Norwich drew.
At the Liberty Stadium second half goals from Angel Rangel and Stephen Dobbie gave Brendan Rogers’ side an impressive win.
Meanwhile Derby will go into their Championship opener this weekend in confident mood following an equally impressive win over Aston Villa at Pride Park.
Like at the Liberty stadium all the goals arrived in the second half with Steve Davies opening the scoring from the penalty spot on 57 minutes before Ben Davies sealed the win 13 minutes from time.
Meanwhile goals from Ji Dong-won, Craig Gardner and Jordan Cook gave Sunderland a 3-0 win over local rivals Darlington.
Finally at Carrow Road, Norwich and Real Zaragoza shared the spoils in a rain soaked encounter that was interrupted by a power failure.
Former Manchester United player Richie De Laet opened the scoring for the home side on 15 minutes only for Braulio to level the game just before half time.
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