Football - Laudrup pleased with point

Swansea boss Michael Laudrup was a content man after watching his side keep up their good record against the Premier League's big guns in a 1-1 draw with Manchester United.

Michu's 14th goal of the season cancelled out Patrice Evra's early effort to earn a point which follows a victory over Arsenal and draws with Chelsea and Liverpool.

He said: "I am pleased with a good performance. They started a bit better than us, scored the goal and had five to 10-minute period where they could have scored a second which would have made it difficult.

"We equalised and I thought first half was an equal contest, in the second half it was a more open game.

"They had more of the ball and created more chances but I felt it could have gone either way.

"They had more chances but that is normal when playing a side who are top of the table.

"It is a great point for the club and the players. I heard last season there was too much respect shown for United, that was not the case."