Swansea City's third season in the Premier League didn't begin in the way they would have wanted, after they conceded two first half goals. Robin van Persie put the visitors in front in the 34th minute, before Danny Welbeck netted a second just two minutes later.
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Swansea relieved the pressure on under-fire manager Bob Bradley with an emphatic 3-0 home victory over fellow strugglers Sunderland.
Sol Bamba was sent off after losing his cool but Cardiff hung on to claim a deserved 1-1 draw at Ipswich.
Today's rain will soon clear south-eastwards to leave a largely dry night with some long clear spells.