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  • Date:01 Apr 2012
  • Kick-off:16:00
  • Venue:White Hart Lane
  • Attendance:36,174
  • Van der Vaart (18) Adebayor (72) Adebayor (85)
  • Sigurdsson (58)
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93:09 +3.09

Corner taken right-footed by Gylfi Sigurdsson.

92:52 +2.52

Scott Sinclair takes a shot. Blocked by Younes Kaboul.

92:08 +2.08

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jake Livermore on Luke Moore. Mark Gower takes the free kick.

91:04 +1.04

Neil Taylor fouled by Emmanuel Adebayor, the ref awards a free kick. Mark Gower on for Joe Allen. Neil Taylor takes the direct free kick.

89:40

Foul by Leon Britton on Gareth Bale, free kick awarded. Luka Modric takes the indirect free kick.

88:26

Angel Rangel takes a shot. Younes Kaboul gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken by Gylfi Sigurdsson, Ashley Williams has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

87:10

Emmanuel Adebayor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathan Dyer. Danny Rose replaces Benoit Assou-Ekotto. Angel Rangel takes the direct free kick.

85:52

Emmanuel Adebayor scores a headed goal from inside the box. Tottenham 3-1 Swansea.Assist by Aaron Lennon.

85:36

Gareth Bale takes a shot. Save by Michel Vorm.

84:02

Jake Livermore on for Rafael Van der Vaart.

82:49

Luka Modric takes a shot. Save made by Michel Vorm.

80:53

Scott Parker concedes a free kick for a foul on Luke Moore. Gylfi Sigurdsson has an effort direct from the free kick.

78:33

Luke Moore is brought on as a substitute for Danny Graham.

77:45

Luka Modric takes a shot. Blocked by Garry Monk.

75:58

Outswinging corner taken by Gylfi Sigurdsson from the right by-line.

71:58

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Rafael Van der Vaart played to the near post, clearance made by Garry Monk. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Rafael Van der Vaart, Emmanuel Adebayor finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Tottenham 2-1 Swansea.Assist on the goal came from Rafael Van der Vaart.

71:54

Benoit Assou-Ekotto delivers the ball, clearance by Ashley Williams.

71:25

Emmanuel Adebayor takes a shot. Save by Michel Vorm.

70:06

Nathan Dyer comes on in place of Wayne Routledge. Raniere Sandro leaves the field to be replaced by Aaron Lennon.

68:23

Gareth Bale takes a shot. Save by Michel Vorm.

67:27

Gareth Bale sends in a cross, clearance by Garry Monk. Corner taken by Rafael Van der Vaart.

66:43

Effort from just outside the area by Benoit Assou-Ekotto goes over the target.

66:19

Rafael Van der Vaart takes a shot. Michel Vorm makes a save. Corner taken left-footed by Rafael Van der Vaart, clearance made by Ashley Williams.

65:16

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Gareth Bale.

63:23

Gylfi Sigurdsson concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Parker. Scott Parker takes the free kick.

62:23

Foul by Joe Allen on Raniere Sandro, free kick awarded. Benoit Assou-Ekotto takes the free kick.

61:37

Kyle Walker produces a cross, clearance made by Angel Rangel.

61:12

Danny Graham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Parker. Scott Parker restarts play with the free kick.

60:30

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Benoit Assou-Ekotto by Wayne Routledge. Brad Friedel takes the free kick.

58:08

Goal scored by Gylfi Sigurdsson from just outside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Tottenham 1-1 Swansea.Assist by Wayne Routledge.

58:02

Joe Allen takes a shot. Blocked by William Gallas.

56:54

Scott Sinclair is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Kyle Walker takes the indirect free kick.

54:35

The offside flag is raised against Wayne Routledge. Free kick taken by Brad Friedel.

51:34

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Rafael Van der Vaart, Angel Rangel makes a clearance.

50:04

Joe Allen takes a shot. Scott Parker gets a block in.

49:31

Gylfi Sigurdsson takes a shot. Save by Brad Friedel. Corner taken by Gylfi Sigurdsson from the right by-line to the near post, Emmanuel Adebayor manages to make a clearance.

47:04

Headed effort on goal by Kyle Walker from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.

44:42

Luka Modric has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

40:56

Foul by Rafael Van der Vaart on Scott Sinclair, free kick awarded. Neil Taylor takes the indirect free kick.

40:17

Wayne Routledge gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Benoit Assou-Ekotto. Benoit Assou-Ekotto takes the free kick.

38:59

Gylfi Sigurdsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Benoit Assou-Ekotto. Brad Friedel takes the indirect free kick.

38:49

Neil Taylor fouled by Rafael Van der Vaart, the ref awards a free kick. Angel Rangel takes the indirect free kick.

37:50

Effort from the edge of the box by Gareth Bale goes wide of the left-hand post.

36:17

Gylfi Sigurdsson fouled by Rafael Van der Vaart, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Angel Rangel.

35:36

Foul by Danny Graham on Scott Parker, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Rafael Van der Vaart from right channel, clearance by Angel Rangel.

34:58

Free kick awarded for a foul by Neil Taylor on Kyle Walker. Rafael Van der Vaart delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, save by Michel Vorm.

33:26

Shot by Gareth Bale from just outside the area goes over the net.

31:37

Gylfi Sigurdsson takes a shot. Blocked by Scott Parker.

30:24

Corner taken by Joe Allen, Ashley Williams has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.

29:44

Younes Kaboul concedes a free kick for a foul on Wayne Routledge. Garry Monk restarts play with the free kick.

28:44

Rafael Van der Vaart takes the outswinging corner, Younes Kaboul takes a shot. Save by Michel Vorm.

28:37

Centre by Gareth Bale, clearance by Angel Rangel.

27:53

Centre by Kyle Walker, Ashley Williams manages to make a clearance.

26:53

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Raniere Sandro by Leon Britton. Free kick taken by Luka Modric.

21:38

The ball is sent over by Gareth Bale, clearance by Joe Allen.

18:58

Goal scored by Rafael Van der Vaart from just outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Tottenham 1-0 Swansea.Assist by Gareth Bale.

17:45

Unfair challenge on Leon Britton by Scott Parker results in a free kick. Leon Britton takes the free kick.

15:30

Short corner worked by Leon Britton.

11:56

Kyle Walker produces a cross, clearance made by Leon Britton.

11:10

The referee blows for offside against Emmanuel Adebayor. Michel Vorm takes the free kick.

9:40

Free kick awarded for a foul by Raniere Sandro on Joe Allen. Ashley Williams takes the indirect free kick.

8:17

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Wayne Routledge misses to the left of the target.

7:24

The official flags Gareth Bale offside. Indirect free kick taken by Michel Vorm.

6:27

Ashley Williams challenges Scott Parker unfairly and gives away a free kick. Rafael Van der Vaart restarts play with the free kick.

4:46

Unfair challenge on Emmanuel Adebayor by Garry Monk results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Rafael Van der Vaart.

3:50

Corner taken by Joe Allen, Gareth Bale makes a clearance.

0:36

Leon Britton fouled by Kyle Walker, the ref awards a free kick. Ashley Williams restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Redknapp makes Modric omission Harry Redknapp knows Luka Modric could be distracted by talk of a move to Manchester City after Roberto Mancini declared his admiration for the Tottenham playmaker on Friday. Redknapp had to omit Modric from his starting line-up at the start of the season after he was unsettled by a number of big-money bids from Chelsea, and the Croatian has conceded he does not know if he will be at Spurs next year. Manchester United have been linked with a move for the 26-year-old, but their neighbours City may enter the race for the star this summer after manager Mancini spoke in glowing terms about the player for the first time. And Redknapp concedes the midfielder, who is reported to earn around #50,000 a week at Tottenham, is likely to be interested in hearing about Mancini's comments. "I would think if someone is going to offer him #200,000 a week it could probably turn his head a little, yes!" Redknapp said when asked about City's apparent overtures. "Only Luka knows what he wants to do with his life," Redknapp added. "We want to keep him here. We need to keep him. We love him. He is a fantastic player." Tottenham will look to end their seven-week long wait for a Barclays Premier League win when they host Brendan Rodgers' Swansea on Sunday. Rodgers has excelled with the Swans in their first top-flight season since 1978 and has been mentioned as a possible successor to Redknapp should he depart for the England job. The current Spurs boss has been so impressed with Swansea's progress that he thinks the former Watford and Reading coach could win the manager of the year award this term. "Brendan Rodgers has got to be right there for manager of the year," he said. "One of the big teams, Manchester City or Manchester United, they are expected to win it, but Rodgers, (Newcastle boss) Alan Pardew and (Norwich manager) Paul Lambert, they will be up there. "Brendan Rodgers wouldn't look out of place anywhere would he? He has certainly got Swansea playing some good football. "He's someone who has a fantastic future. "I don't know what his long-term plans are but certainly the job he has done at Swansea has just been amazing." Rodgers himself says he will be ready if he gets the chance to manage one of the top sides but admits now might not be the right time for such a move. The talk surrounding the 39-year-old Northern Irishman is a sign of the impact both he and Swansea have made, with the South Wales club currently lying 10th in the table ahead of Sunday's trip to Tottenham and having won rave reviews for their attractive style. Rodgers believes his experiences at Chelsea, where he served as a reserve and youth-team coach, mean he could step into one of the elite clubs, but says that following a season during which his father Malachy died in September after a battle with cancer, it may not be the right time for him. "I don't think it (a move to a top club) would be too soon but it might be too soon in my personal life," he said. "This has been a big year for us. "Once I get a chance at the end of the season I will need a lot of reflection time in relation to the season and how we have done, but also on a personal level a lot has happened with my father and lots of other things so I will have a job to reflect on all of that. "I have many things to reflect on but when is the right time?" He added: "People talk about experience, I was fortunate I experienced working with people like (Jose) Mourinho and (Luiz Felipe) Scolari, something that some managers and coaches will never get in their careers. "I worked in the most successful era in Chelsea's history so I was in pole position in terms of learning. I experienced the Champions League, FA Cup finals and games of that magnitude. "So if that day ever comes it won't be a case of `do I believe I can work at that level?' "It gives me comfort that if it comes one day, whether I am 39, 49 or 59, I will know I worked at that level with some of biggest players in European football and earned their respect as a human being and a coach. "If it arrives one day I will be ready." Winger Aaron Lennon (hamstring) is expected to make his return from a three-week lay-off for Tottenham but Ledley King (knee) may miss out after playing in Tuesday's win over Bolton. Nathan Dyer is back from a three-match suspension for the Swans.

Formation:433Manager: Harry Redknapp

Tottenham

Formation: 451Manager: Brendan Rodgers

Swansea

  • Brad Friedel
  • Kyle Walker
  • William Gallas
  • Younes Kaboul
  • Benoit Assou-Ekotto
  • Raniere Sandro
  • Scott Parker
  • Luka Modric
  • Rafael Van der Vaart
  • Emmanuel Adebayor
  • Gareth Bale
  • SUBS
  • Carlo Cudicini
  • Aaron Lennon
  • Louis Saha
  • Jermain Defoe
  • Danny Rose
  • Jake Livermore
  • Ryan Nelsen

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WLLLDD
  • Tottenham
  • VS
  • Swansea
  • LLWWWL

Last Meetings

  • Swansea
  • 1 - 1
  • Tottenham
  • 31/12/2011
  • Tottenham
  • 1 - 0
  • Swansea
  • 12/02/1983
  • Swansea
  • 2 - 0
  • Tottenham
  • 02/10/1982
  • Tottenham
  • 2 - 1
  • Swansea
  • 05/05/1982
  • Swansea
  • 2 - 1
  • Tottenham
  • 22/09/1981

Top Scorers

Tottenham

  • J Defoe 9
  • E Adebayor 9
  • G Bale 9
  • R Van der Vaart 7
  • L Saha 3
  • A Lennon 3
  • L Modric 3
  • B Assou-Ekotto 2
  • N Kranjcar 1
  • Y Kaboul 1
  • K Walker 1

Swansea

  • D Graham 9
  • GT Sigurdsson 5
  • N Dyer 3
  • S Sinclair 3
  • J Allen 3
  • L Moore 2
  • L Lita 2
  • A Williams 1
  • W Routledge 1

Goals

Tottenham

    • Total goals 88
    • Goals per game 53
  • 8 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 13 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Swansea

    • Total goals 69
    • Goals per game 34
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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