Wanyama makes grand return from injury as Spurs hammer struggling Swansea City 2-0
3 months ago, 3 Jan 01:30
Spurs beat Swansea City 2-0 on Tuesday, January 2 in an entertaining Premier League encounter at the Liberty Stadium. The win saw Mauricio Pochettino's side cement their fifth place on the log. Star midfielder Victor Wanyama made his debut for Spurs this season after sustaining knee injury last season Tottenham Hotspurs bagged three important points on Tuesday, January 2 after beating struggling Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. The comfortable win was sealed by two strikes in either halves from Fernando Llorente and Englishman Dele Alli. The victory ensured that the North London club retains their fifth position in the Premier League table, having garnered 40 points, four behind third-placed fourth-placed Liverpool. Llorente opened the scoring for the vistors in the 12th minute, glancing in a brilliant free-kick from the left against his former club. Pochettino's men were largely dominant in the first half of the encounter as Spurs headed into half-time the better side of the two with a 1-0 lead. England International Dele Alli made it 2-0 at stoppage time, converting a punched shot from Harry Kane who was introduced into the game as a late substitute. Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama also featured in the match, coming on as a substitute in the 59th minute. It was Wanyama's first game for Spurs this season, having sustained a career-threatening knee injury late last season when his side faced reigning Premier League champions Chelsea.
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