Tottenham stages comeback to beat Watford 2-1 in EPL
LONDON (AP) — Fernando Llorente scored an 87th-minute winner as Tottenham came from a goal down to beat Watford 2-1 in the Premier League on Wednesday and move just two points off second place in the table.
Tottenham looked set for a frustrating evening at Wembley when Craig Cathcart headed home a corner in the 38th but Son Heung-min marked his return from the Asian Cup with an equalizer in the 80th.
Tottenham beats Fulham 2-1 thanks to last-gasp winner
LONDON (AP) — Harry Winks scored a winning goal in the third minute of injury time as Tottenham beat Fulham 2-1 to revive its unlikely bid for the Premier League title on Sunday.
There was some bad news for Tottenham, though, with Dele Alli — the scorer of its equalizer at Craven Cottage — going off injured late in the game to intensify the team's striker crisis at a critical period of the season. Harry Kane and Son Heung-min currently are missing for manager Mauricio Pochettino.
Tottenham beats Tranmere 7-0 in FA Cup for biggest away win
BIRKENHEAD, England (AP) — Tottenham recorded the biggest away win in club history on Friday as Fernando Llorente scored a hat trick to help crush fourth-tier Tranmere 7-0 in the third round of the FA Cup.
Tranmere held out until right back Serge Aurier got Tottenham rolling with a shot from 25 meters (27 yards) five minutes before halftime.
Son double sends Tottenham to English League Cup quarters
Son Heung-min burst out of a 19-game goal drought to help Tottenham into the English League Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday, while a pair of early own-goals ruined Frank Lampard's return to former club Chelsea.
Son scored his first two goals of the season and another of Tottenham's forgotten men, Fernando Llorente, added one in a 3-1 win over West Ham in an all-Premier League London derby at the Olympic Stadium.
Tottenham eases into FA Cup quarters despite VAR confusion
LONDON (AP) — Fernando Llorente scored a 12-minute hat trick as Tottenham beat third-tier Rochdale 6-1 in an FA Cup fifth-round replay dominated by referrals to the video assistant referee on Wednesday.
Son Heung-min netted two goals and substitute Kyle Walker-Peters grabbed the other in injury time for a weakened Spurs team at a snowy Wembley Stadium.
Tottenham will play away to Swansea in the quarterfinals on March 17 as the team goes in search a first trophy under coach Mauricio Pochettino.
Llorente scores against former club Swansea as Spurs win 2-0
SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Fernando Llorente marked his first Premier League start for Tottenham with a goal against former club Swansea in a 2-0 win on Tuesday.
The Spanish striker started ahead of Harry Kane, who had been ill in recent days, and pounced in the 12th minute by heading home Christian Eriksen's free kick.
Tottenham: Transformed force in Europe but on wane at home
LONDON (AP) — Washing away the pain of last year's botched Champions League campaign, Tottenham completed this group stage as Europe's leading team.
A 3-0 victory over an ineffective APOEL on Wednesday took the team to 16 points, the highest total of any team this season, and first place in Group H ahead of holder Real Madrid.
That's some progress for a team that could not even make the knockout phase last season, and is only appearing in the Champions League for the third time.
Barkley rejects Chelsea, Oxlade-Chamberlain joins Liverpool
LONDON (AP) — Ross Barkley became the latest player to reject a move to Premier League champion Chelsea, pulling out of a deal at the end of a summer transfer window in which English clubs spent more than 1.3 billion pounds ($1.7 billion).
SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Swansea moved out of the English Premier League relegation zone by beating Everton 1-0 thanks to Fernando Llorente's first-half goal on Saturday.
The striker bundled in a far-post cross with his left shoulder in the 29th minute for his 13th goal of the season, allowing Swansea to climb above Hull and out of the bottom three with two games remaining. Hull lost at home to already-relegated Sunderland 2-0 earlier.
SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Swansea ended a six-game winless run by beating Stoke 2-0 but the team remains in the English Premier League relegation zone.
Fernando Llorente's 10th-minute header and a deflected Tom Carroll strike with 20 minutes remaining lifted some of the gloom around Liberty Stadium.
Just before Swansea extended its lead, Stoke missed a chance to equalize when Marko Arnautovic sent his penalty high over the crossbar.
SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Swansea and Middlesbrough did little to alleviate their Premier League relegation worries with a 0-0 draw on Sunday.
Swansea is only a point and a place above the relegation zone, while Middlesbrough is five points behind the south Wales club with a game in hand.
The goalless draw highlighted the failings of both sides in front of goal and will encourage the teams around them.
Fabregas helps Chelsea go 11 points clear with goal, assist
LONDON (AP) — Cesc Fabregas made the most of a rare Chelsea start on Saturday, with a goal and an assist on his 300th Premier League appearance helping the leaders beat Swansea 3-1 to go 11 points clear.
After dislodging Nemanja Matic from the lineup to make only his sixth start in 26 league matches, Fabregas put Chelsea in front in the 19th minute with a deflected shot.
Bradley fails to revive Swansea, a team and club in turmoil
It is easy to look back on Bob Bradley's 85 days as the first American coach in the English Premier League and say he got things badly wrong at Swansea.
Taking over a relegation-threatened team with obvious defensive frailties, Bradley never made Swansea hard to beat despite being renowned as a coach who valued organization and a strong work ethic above all else.
West Ham beats Swansea 4-1, adds to Bradley’s woes
SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Swansea's woes deepened under American coach Bob Bradley with a 4-1 loss at home to West Ham in the English Premier League on Monday.
Andre Ayew — sold by Swansea in the offseason — got West Ham's first goal against his former club, tapping home in the 13th minute after Swansea goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski flapped at the ball following Andy Carroll's header.
Bob Bradley lands 1st win; Tottenham’s unbeaten start ends
LONDON (AP) — After a difficult introduction to English Premier League management, Bob Bradley's wait for a win is over.
Swansea's players couldn't achieve it the easy way for their trail-blazing American coach.
In the sixth game of his reign on Saturday, Swansea tossed away a 3-1 lead against Crystal Palace to head into stoppage time trailing 4-3.