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Garry Monk: Losing to Spurs 'cut the deepest I've ever felt'

Swansea manager Garry Monk was very disappointed to lose to Tottenham Hotspur last weekend.

Swansea City manager Garry Monk has explained how losing to Tottenham Hotspur cut deeper than anything he's felt before. 

Spurs beat the Welsh club 2-1 last weekend and Monk is still hurting from the loss, the manner of which was hard to take. 

Swansea had looked the better side for much of the game, but a late Christian Eriksen goal meant Spurs snatched the three points and Monk admits how difficult it was to deal with. 

"Obviously the Tottenham game on Sunday cut probably the deepest I've ever felt after a game because of how we lost it," Monk said to the BBC.

"It's probably the worst way you can lose a game when you've totally dominated and been the better team by far and lose the game."

"It always hurt me as a player but I think doing this job it cuts a lot more."

Despite the loss, Monk has still made an encouraging start at the Liberty Stadium. Swansea have fallen down the Premier League table in recent weeks, but they are still in ninth position. 

With Wilfried Bony leading the line they have one of the most dangerous strikers in England in their team, but the skill of Gylfi Sigurdsson and Jefferson Montero behind him also increases the threat of their attack. 

Monk will be hoping that this attacking quality will shine through at the weekend, as they look to bounce back from the disheartening defeat to Spurs.

The Swans take on Hull City on Saturday, knowing that the match represents a good opportunity for them to get back on track. 

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