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The Swansea manager relished a special victory at Anfield in the Capitol One Cup to reach the quarter-finals, but still views survival in the top division as a main priority

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup sees Premier League survival as his main priority despite reaching the Capital One Cup quarter-finals.

The 48-year-old saw his side win 3-1 at Anfield against holders Liverpool, who the Dane supported as a child. Laudrup has hailed his team for beating the Merseyside side and has hailed the game as a special moment for him personally.

"It is most important to go into the quarter-finals," Laudrup told reporters.

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"But beating a great team here in the special arena that is Anfield is very special. It is for me, I am a foreigner. But imagine for the players, for the club and the fans. It has been really great."

Swansea currently sit 11th in the Premier League table and have only won one of their last seven games.

The Liberty Stadium club host league leaders Chelsea on Saturday, and Laudrup hopes the win at Anfield can give his side the confidence to get points on the board.  

"I do not know what it means for the season," he added. "When you get down the road, you have to analyse whatever we have done.

"But, right now, it gives fantastic confidence and something special to everybody - club, players and fans.

"We also know the league is another thing. We have to get points to build on. We have to get points to play one more year.

"But I think if we go on like we have played in the last games, I think we will have a comfortable place in the competition."