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Adebayor scores 2 as Spurs beat Swansea 3-1 in EPL

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 19, 2014 at 9:43 am •  Published: January 19, 2014
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SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Emmanuel Adebayor scored twice as Tottenham beat Swansea 3-1 to extend Tim Sherwood's unbeaten Premier League start as manager.

The striker headed Spurs into a 35th-minute lead and tapped in their third in the 71st after Chico Flores' own goal.

Wilfried Bony hit the bar and had a good penalty appeal for a push by Tottenham captain Michael Dawson turned down in the first half, before getting Swansea's consolation late on.

The win moved Tottenham up to fifth, level on points with fourth-placed Liverpool. Sherwood has collected 16 out of 18 points since replacing Andre Villas-Boas last month.

Swansea remains three points above the relegation zone.


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