Tottenham vs Swansea preview: Spurs hoping to take advantage of favourite opponents

A look ahead to the Premier League fixture at White Hart Lane

It’s a big game for…

Ashley Williams: The captain of both Swansea and Wales will have to be on his best form to stop the likes of Harry Kane and Dele Alli. Swansea are in danger of relegation this season and Williams will be desperate to help his side move away from the bottom three. 

Best stat…

Swansea have failed to beat Tottenham in nine attempts in the Premier League since the Swans were promoted to the top flight in 2011.

Remember when…

Christian Eriksen secured all three points for Tottenham with a late winner to move Mauricio Pochettino's side four points from the top four. The defeat for Swansea was just their second home defeat at the Liberty Stadium when the match took place in December 2014.

Player to watch…

Eric Dier: Often forgotten amongst the attacking prowess of Spurs but plays a pivotal role for Pochettino in the holding midfield role. Dier has surely put his name in the frame for a starting berth for England under Roy Hodgson in France this summer. 

Past three-meetings…

Swansea 2 (Ayew, Kane og) – Tottenham 2 (Eriksen 2), Premier League, October 2015

Tottenham 3 (Chadli. Mason, Townsend) – Swansea 2 (Sung-Yueng, Sigurdsson), Premier League, March 2015

Swansea 1(Bony) – Tottenham 2 (Kane, Eriksen), Premier League, December 2014

Form Guide…

Tottenham: LWWWWW

Swansea: LWWDDL

Vital Information…

KICK-OFF TIME:  2.05pm

TV: Highlights on Match of the Day 2 on BBC1 10.30pm

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