Can Tottenham bounce back against Swansea and former star Gylfi Sigurdsson?
Gylfi Sigurdsson returns to White Hart Lane this week, but will he be on the winning side?
SkySports pundit Paul Merson believes Swansea City will come up short against Tottenham, who will be looking to show a response from their Capital One Cup final defeat to Chelsea just days earlier.
"This is a huge game for Spurs - they must get going again straight away if they want to finish in the top four.
"But this isn’t a slight on Swansea. Garry Monk has done really well for a young Premier League manager, and if I’m honest, I didn’t expect him to," he added.
Spurs need a result desperately to get their season back on track, after being eliminated from two competitions in a matter of days, beaten by Fiorentina in the Europa League last Thursday.
The trouble is their league form has not been great either, since beating Arsenal they have two points from a possible nine, and have not won any of their last five in all competitions.
Monk's Swansea are only four points behind Spurs at present, although Tottenham have a game in hand, but if they were to win at White Hart Lane it can really set them up nicely to chase them down to break into the top seven over the remaining months of the season, while a loss would be particularly damaging to Pochettino's from a morale perspective as well as a points one.