Tottenham's Danny Rose has high praise for Swansea stopper Lukasz Fabianski

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Tottenham Hotspur overcame Swansea City in a hard-fought match on Sunday.

Tottenham Hotspur left-back Danny Rose has been speaking to reporters following his side’s 2-1 Premier League victory against Swansea City this weekend, with his comments later posted on Spurs’ official Twitter account.

Rose proved to be the hero at White Hart Lane as he scored the winning goal after Nacer Chadi had earlier cancelled out Alberto Paloschi’s first-half opener.

Tottenham needed to win after seeing league leaders Leicester City open up a five-point gap at the top of the table on Saturday, and win they did to prove that they are genuine title contenders who will fight until the very end of the campaign.

Rose has featured 20 times for Tottenham in all competitions this season but Sunday’s strike was his first goal of the season.

He joins the list of goal-scoring heroes for Mauricio Pochettino’s side this season, with fellow full-back Kieran Trippier also netting a vital winner earlier in the campaign against Watford.

Things could have been a lot easier for Tottenham if they had not come up against a Swansea goalkeeper in such fine form.

Former Arsenal stopper Lukasz Fabianski proved to be the difference time and again, putting in a man-of-the-match display against a side that had 34 goal attempts, 14 of which were on target.

Speaking after the match, Rose said, “I haven’t seen a goalkeeping performance like that since I’ve been playing.”

It was high praise, but it will mean little to a player who suffered defeat despite his best efforts.

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