Tottenham vs. Swansea: Highlights and recap

Tottenham vs. Swansea: Highlights and recap

Tottenham vs. Swansea: Highlights and recap

The Lilywhites had scored three goals in both of their last two matches, against Everton and Borussia Dortmund, but the Swans stood firm to rebuff the North London side's attacks.

"It stopped a little bit that negativity about Wembley, that was the perception".

The Argentine was in only his 10th league game in charge when his key player popped up with a late victor at Aston Villa in November 2014.

"Maybe I can find many other goals that were fantastic, but for me the goals are related to emotion, in the period you are living". They know better than me.... "We have a lot of good examples: Cristiano Ronaldo, [Lionel] Messi, or players like Harry Kane, who is 23".

'That is why that goal allowed us to carry on working and try to change the club.

"I expected them to do well but it wasn't to be and we have to hope there's no backlash", he said.

"It was his first game after only one week training with the team, so he can improve and he can give his experience to the team". Me, I am here to play football, to win things with Spurs and to give my best for the team. A good individual goal, Jan just kind of booted it up in the air and I was there to chase it down and managed to get a good finish off in the end.

Mauricio Pochettino has revealed he is still unable to put a timescale on Danny Rose's return from injury and has worryingly compared the Tottenham Hotspur full back's situation to that of √Črik Lamela.

"On the decision I have full respect for the referee", Pochettino said.

"Swansea will come here and try and make it hard for us to play but we've got a good win, now we've got to build on that and make this a really tough place for people to come".

The energy and composure of the 24-year-old was noticeable straight away and he slotted into the Spurs starting XI easily.

Tottenham have now failed to win any of their opening three league matches under the arch, with Burnley and now Swansea each taking a point away from the national stadium after Chelsea snatched all three. "If you, like Harry Kane, show that motivation, all can happen and all is possible in football".

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