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The Swansea City full-back was left frustrated after quickfire goals from Robin van Persie and Danny Welbeck took their opening-day Premier League clash out of reach

Angel Rangel bemoaned "two minutes of madness" as Swansea City slipped to a heavy opening-day Premier League defeat to Manchester United.

Robin van Persie and Danny Welbeck netted in quickfire fashion as they set the champions on their way to a 4-1 win in David Moyes's first league game in charge.

Wilfried Bony fired a consolation goal home for the Welsh side on his Premier League debut but it ultimately counted for little, with both United scorers netting again either side of the new man's strike.

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"Obviously we're disappointed," Rangel told the club's official website. "We hadn't lost a game up until now, including pre-season, so sometimes it's a good thing to have a result like this.

"It was two minutes of madness, really, and it ended up changing the game.

"If they hadn't scored the second goal then I think we would have had a chance in the second half. That killed it, really, but we gave it everything and we have to accept the defeat and move on.

"It puts things into perspective because we have to get used to losing as well as winning."

Michael Laudrup's side next face Romanian outfit Petrolul Ploiesti for a place in the Europa League proper and Rangel is hoping for a good performance in order to put their heavy loss behind them.

"Thursday's game will help us forget the defeat and it is one of those games that we want to win at home," he added. "I thought we played well [on Saturday] and created lots of chances bt they were clinical and the finishing was the difference in the end."

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