Last Updated: Sat, 23 Feb 2013 12:59
Swansea boss Michael Laudrup has admitted his side need to "take the initiative" in Sunday's League Cup final against minnows Bradford.
The Swans are chasing their first major trophy and are big favourites to see off League Two side Bradford, who have advanced to the final in an amazing run, seeing off Wigan, Arsenal and Aston Villa along the way.
Laudrup is aware the Premier League side is expected to be too strong for the Bantams but has been impressed with the Yorkshire side's scalps so far in the competition.
"We knows finals are unpredictable but, having said that, we need to accept that we are favourites," the Dane said. "We have seen what Bradford have done to Wigan, to Arsenal and especially Aston Villa.
"Because of how important the game is for the players, fans and for everybody to do with the club, it is a huge game."
He added: "We accept we are favourites and we will need to take the initiative."
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