Two Spurs stars who proved a point v Swansea... two who disappointed

Tottenham Hotspur drew 2-2 at Swansea City on Sunday afternoon. There were some positives, as ever, and some negatives...


Christian Eriksen

The Christian Eriksen that Tottenham fans know and love is back. Even if the Dane has plenty left to give in open play, his set-pieces were inspirational against Swansea City.

Eriksen's first free-kick was a peach but his second was even better. Granted, Lukasz Fabianski should have done better - but the Tottenham playmaker made life very difficult for him indeed.

Ben Davies

It's clear to see why Danny Rose isn't in the Spurs side at the moment. Ben Davies has done well this season and was impressive against his former club at the Liberty Stadium.

The 22-year-old got forward well and was involved in a number of Tottenham's moves. More of the same from the left-back will be welcome in the coming weeks.


Nacer Chadli

Nacer Chadli needs a rest. It's plain as day for all to see it.

The issue against Swansea was that Heung-Min Son's injury meant he needed replacing. Mauricio Pochettino turned to Chadli but the winger once again looked average, offering little up front.

The message to Poch is getting repetitive but the Belgian needs some time out at White Hart Lane.

Andros Townsend

Like with Chadli, it's getting boring saying the same thing over and over about the Tottenham winger but, sadly, he keeps making the same mistakes over and over.

Once Son was signed, Andros Townsend seemed briefly lifted, producing a solid cameo performance against Sunderland.

It's back to normal now, though, and it is hard to remember a worse game for the winger than this Swansea clash. After coming on, the 24-year-old took so many shots and wasted them all with awful efforts - instead of making an obvious pass each time. While Erik Lamela may have turned a corner, Townsend looks as though he has no future in the Spurs first team.

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