Tottenham vs Swansea live: Latest score and updates from White Hart Lane

28 Feb

Welcome to The Independent’s live coverage of today’s Premier League meeting between Tottenham Hotspur and Swansea City.


Tottenham vs Swansea – 2.05pm

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  • Mauricio Pochettino is hopeful that Harry Kane will play despite his absence from their midweek Europa League win over Fiorentina with a broken nose.
  • Tom Carroll and Mousa Dembele are out with Achilles and groin problems respectively.
  • Francesco Guidolin’s Swansea squad is at full fitness, having had a 15-day break since their last game
  • The 60-year-old Italian coach is expected to be on the sidelines despite suffering from a chest infection

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Match facts

Spurs have won seven and lost none of the nine Premier League games against Swansea (D2).

Swansea have collected just 0.22 points per game on average in the Premier League against Spurs; fewer than against any other opponent in the competition.

Tottenham Hotspur have recovered 14 points from losing positions in the Premier League; more than any other team in the division.

Harry Kane has scored 15 goals in his last 17 Premier League appearances for Tottenham Hotspur.

Swansea City have hit the woodwork more often than any other team in the Premier League this season (15).

If Tottenham Hotspur win this match, it will be their highest ever haul of points after 27 Premier League games beating the 53 they had earned in 2011-12.

Spurs have fired in more shots on target than any other team in the Premier League this season (170).

Tottenham have only allowed 79 shots on target against them in 2015/16, fewer than any other team in the top flight.

Christian Eriksen has had a hand in five goals (three goals, two assists) in his last five Premier League appearances for Spurs.

Eriksen has scored three goals in his last three Premier League appearances against the Swans.

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