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Tottenham vs Swansea Preview: Team News, Likely Line-Ups & Predicted Score

Tottenham Hotspur welcome Swansea City to White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon looking to build on their impressive start to the new season. Here’s a preview.

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Tottenham Hotspur welcome Swansea City to White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon looking to build on their impressive start to the new season.

Both clubs head into the game off the back of resounding wins in the Europa League on Thursday, with Spurs beating Dinamo Tbilisi 5-0 in Georgia while the Swans saw off Petrolul Ploiesti 5-1 at the Liberty Stadium.

Andre Villas-Boas men beat Crystal Palace 1-0 on the opening weekend of the season with new signing Roberto Soldado scoring the winner from the penalty pot, so the north Londoners will be looking to make it two wins from two.

Swansea on the other hand were thumped 4-1 by Champions Manchester United last Saturday so they will be hoping to register their first points in the league this weekend.

Team News

AVB is expected to welcome back both Jan Vertonghen and Aaron Lennon after the duo sat out Thursdays win in Europe with minor knocks.

Vertonghen should come straight back in to play alongside Michael Dawson at the back but Lennon may have to make do with a place among the subs with Andros Townsend putting in an excellent display in midweek.

Nacer Chadli may also come back into the starting line-up along with Kyle Walker and Danny Rose.

Michael Laudrup may elect to stick with the side that won in midweek but Ben Davies is pushing for a recall after sitting out the win over Ploiesti.

Jonathan de Guzman is also back in contention after recovering from concussion, but Nathan Dyer is out with a hamstring strain.

Likely Line-Ups

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Predicted Score

Swansea could have their work cut out as Tottenham have won 9 and lost just one of their last 13 games at the Lane. Tottenham 2-0 Swansea.

What would be your preferred team and what’s your predicted score? Leave your views below.

4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. grant

    August 24, 2013 at 7:26 pm

    swap dembele and paulinho round.

  2. sav sorrentino

    August 24, 2013 at 7:43 pm

    Wow..Has anyone noticed that you can change the team and formation so many times, and it doesnt seem to weaken! We have got a really great squad full of strength pace and skill…and still adding to it!We will always have debates about who should and shouldnt play,thats healthy, means we have depth in squad.We have good reason to be cheerful me thinks.COYS

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  4. john

    August 25, 2013 at 12:01 am

    just thinkin the same….we do look strong i would like to see posible bench too

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