Bob Bradley earns first win as Swansea coach in thriller

The former U.S. national team boss made history Saturday after becoming the first American to guide a Premier League club to a victory.

Bob Bradley became the first American coach to lead a Premier League side to a win after Swansea defeated Crystal Palace in a 5-4 thriller Saturday.

The former U.S. national team coach had overseen three defeats and two draws in his first five league games in charge before Saturday's home win.

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After the Swans went down in the first half, two Leroy Fer goals within three minutes in the second half gave his side a 3-1 lead. Palace struck right back with a blitz of three goals in 10 minutes, and Christian Benteke appeared to give the visitors a win when he made it 4-3 in the 84th minute.

Instead, the match had two more late twists. Fernando Llorente scored two goals in injury time to give Bradley and the Swans an incredible 5-4 victory.

Bradley, 58, was hired by the Swans on Oct. 3, becoming the first American manager to take charge of a side in a top-five European league.