Laudrup delighted with win

7th May

Michael Laudrup hailed his side's character as they twice came from behind to secure all three points against Wigan.

Roger Espinoza gave the home side the lead on the stroke of half-time but the Swans hit back within five minutes of the restart as Angel Rangel volleyed home.

James McCarthy restored Wigan's lead but Itay Shechter netted his first goal for the club to level the scores before Dwight Tiendalli grabbed the winner.

It was Swansea's first win in eight games and Laudrup praised his players for the way in which they responded to going behind at the DW Stadium.

"I think in the first half we tried to play but we just stood there," he said. "Of course when you concede a goal in the last second of the first half, it is a bad moment. But we had a very, very good reaction in the second half.

"The game was way, way too important for Wigan to be good. But the reaction was good to score three goals in a special game.

"I am pleased winning a game after a couple of months of draws and losses and now I really think it is possible to end in the top 10.

"Together with the trophy we all know we won, it could end up being a really amazing season."

Meanwhile, Laudrup confirmed that Michel Vorm is okay after suffering a collision in the second half.

Both he and Ben Davies went down and the Dutch keeper was stretchered off in a neck brace.

However, he was seen outside the DW Stadium signing autographs as the squad boarded the team bus.

"He seems okay. He was a little dizzy," said Laudrup. "We have to see what the reaction is tomorrow.

"He can talk, he knows what happens so again we have to wait and see."