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Free kick crossed by Ben Davies.
The referee blows for the end of the match.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mousa Dembele on Wayne Routledge.
Michael Dawson makes a clearance.
Jordi Amat restarts play with the free kick.
Wilfried Bony fouled by Mousa Dembele, the ref awards a free kick.
Wayne Routledge makes a clearance.
The referee blows for offside against Emmanuel Adebayor.
Emmanuel Adebayor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Wayne Routledge.
Shot by Gylfi Sigurdsson. Blocked by Ashley Williams.
The ball is swung over by Wilfried Bony.
Shot by Gylfi Sigurdsson. Gerhard Tremmel blocks the ball.
Chico Chico gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emmanuel Adebayor.
A cross is delivered by Kyle Walker.
Kyle Naughton is brought on as a substitute for Aaron Lennon.
Centre by Roland Lamah.
Michael Dawson manages to make a clearance.
Foul by Mousa Dembele on Alejandro Pozuelo, free kick awarded.
Header by Wilfried Bony goes to the left of the goal.
Mousa Dembele concedes a free kick for a foul on Alejandro Pozuelo.
Gerhard Tremmel restarts play with the free kick.
The referee blows for offside.
Emmanuel Adebayor scores with their right foot. Swansea 0-3 Spurs.Assist by Danny Rose.
Clearance made by Michael Dawson.
Wilfried Bony receives a yellow card.
Wilfried Bony challenges Vlad Chiriches unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Angel Rangel manages to make a clearance.
Gylfi Sigurdsson replaces Nacer Chadli.
Clearance by Kyle Walker.
Mousa Dembele manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Alejandro Pozuelo from the right by-line.
Corner taken by Alejandro Pozuelo from the left by-line.
Hugo Lloris restarts play with the free kick.
Wayne Routledge is caught offside.
Aaron Lennon takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Ashley Williams.
Wilfried Bony takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Parried by Hugo Lloris back into danger.
Clearance by Danny Rose.
(Swansea) makes a substitution, with Roland Lamah coming on for Jonjo Shelvey.
Jordi Amat booked.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jordi Amat on Vlad Chiriches.
Vlad Chiriches makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Christian Eriksen from the right by-line.
Clearance made by Chico.
The ball is sent over by Emmanuel Adebayor.
The referee blows the whistle to start the second half.
The referee calls an end to the first half.
Shot by Christian Eriksen. Gerhard Tremmel makes a block.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Jonjo Shelvey.
The ball is sent over by Wayne Routledge.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Wilfried Bony on Vlad Chiriches.
Emmanuel Adebayor takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Parried by Gerhard Tremmel back into danger.
Clearance made by Jordi Amat.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Christian Eriksen.
Danny Rose crosses the ball.
Alejandro Pozuelo takes a short corner.
Nacer Chadli takes a brilliant shot and goes over the bar.
Emmanuel Adebayor scores with a header. Swansea 0-1 Spurs.Assist by Christian Eriksen.
Michael Dawson takes the free kick.
Angel Rangel crosses the ball.
Alejandro Pozuelo takes a shot. Blocked by Kyle Walker.
Wilfried Bony takes the chance to get an effort at goal and hits the bar.
Vlad Chiriches concedes a free kick for a foul on Wilfried Bony.
Nacer Chadli crosses the ball.
Wilfried Bony takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
Gerhard Tremmel takes the free kick.
The referee gives a free kick against Nacer Chadli for handball.
Clearance by Ashley Williams.
Unfair challenge on Angel Rangel by Nacer Chadli results in a free kick.
Jonjo Shelvey takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Parried by Hugo Lloris back into danger.
The ball is delivered by Danny Rose.
Nacer Chadli challenges Angel Rangel unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Shot by Jonjo Shelvey went wide right of the net.
Alejandro Pozuelo decides to take a short corner.
Free kick taken by Danny Rose.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jordi Amat on Danny Rose.
Foul by Angel Rangel on Danny Rose, free kick awarded.
The match begins.
Laudrup targets magnificent seven
Michael Laudrup has warned his Swansea side they have seven Barclays Premier League games to turn around their season and avoid being involved in a relegation dogfight.
Following last weekend's defeat at Manchester United, the Swans sit just three points above the relegation zone as they look towards Sunday's Liberty Stadium meeting with Tottenham.
"It is so tight from our point of view and it depends on what do in the next seven league games," said the Swansea boss.
"In the next month and a half, from the game on Sunday until the Crystal Palace game (in March), we have four games at home and lots of games against opponents who are also in the bottom half of the table.
"This next month and a half is crucial to the rest of the season. If we come out of it well, things will be looking very good, if not we will have to admit we will be in a relegation battle for the rest of the season."
But Laudrup believes his side will only get stronger if they can find the means to turn around a difficult run of form which has seen them fail to record a Premier League win in their last seven matches.
He said: "What is important for Swansea, a club that has been progressing so long, is that when you play at the highest level, whether you are going for the title, Champions League or relegation, there will be moments where things are difficult and you have to suffer.
"That is life at the top. You learn more in difficult moments than good, because it is always easy to be friends and pat each other on the back when you win.
"But to get back to winning after losing is a fantastic feeling.
"If Swansea want to stay in the Premier League for the next 20 years there will be many years where you suffer, you have to be prepared for that."
Swansea's recent form has not been helped by a string of injuries.
Although Dwight Tiendalli and Roland Lamah are back in contention against Spurs, Jonathan de Guzman, Pablo Hernandez, Nathan Dyer, Michu and Michel Vorm remain sidelined.
Tottenham midfielder Sandro could make his return from a one-month calf injury lay-off.
Winger Andros Townsend came through an Under-21 game against Newcastle unscathed on Tuesday and could feature at the Liberty Stadium.
Defenders Jan Vertonghen (ankle) and Younes Kaboul (thigh) are back in training but will not be risked, while Paulinho remains sidelined with an ankle injury.
Boss Tim Sherwood is prepared to allow some of his fringe players to leave this month.
Sherwood inherited a bloated squad when he took over from Andre Villas-Boas in December. The Portuguese went on a vast summer spending spree last year, parting with over B#100million to bring in seven new signings with Gareth Bale leaving for a world-record transfer fee.
Some of them - principally Paulinho and Christian Eriksen - have been successes, but the likes of Nacer Chadli, Etienne Capoue and January signing Lewis Holtby have found their first-team starts hard to come by under Sherwood.
Sherwood admits he has grown attached to the squad since his promotion to head coach, but the 44-year-old has also developed a ruthless streak as he knows his future at Spurs is likely to depend on whether he is a success or failure this term.
"Yes, absolutely," the Tottenham manager said when asked if he was willing to let players go.
"As long as they're the players I don't want to take us forwards, then I'm happy (to sell them)."
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