Tottenham beat Swansea to boost European hopes
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Last Updated: Monday, April 02, 2012, 00:03
  
Tottenham beat Swansea to boost European hopes
London: Tottenham Hotspur boosted their hopes of a top four finish with a 3-1 home win over Swansea City in the Premier League on Sunday after Newcastle United`s surprising push for European football next season continued with a 2-0 victory over Liverpool.

Two late headers by Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor, after Rafel van der Vaart`s first-half opener had been cancelled out by a smart Gylfi Sigurdsson strike, was enough to put Harry Redknapp`s side on 58 points with Arsenal after 31 games.

Their north London rivals are third by virtue of a goal difference of one with the pair trailing leaders Manchester United by 15 points and second-placed Manchester City by 13.

Chelsea are in fifth place level on 53 points with Newcastle whose win at home to Liverpool put them 10 points above Everton.

Bureau Report

First Published: Monday, April 02, 2012, 00:03


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