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Clint Dempsey (5.5)
It was a reserved outing for Dempsey, following more influential displays in recent weeks. Moved out wide to accommodate Emmanuel Adebayor, he subsequently remained on the periphery for much of the game but used the ball decently enough when it came his way.
It was not Swansea's objective to take the game to Spurs, but their attempts to do so were often stifled by the authoritative Sandro. On occasion he managed to break up their attacks in their own half, and when they did get out of there, he often hassled them off the ball soon enough.
Moussa Dembele (8)
The benefits of having Dembele in the Tottenham team have been there to see since his return from injury. His ability to run at opposition players helped compensate for Bale's absence, but his contributions are far more well-rounded than just that.
Dembele is quickly becoming the beating heart of this side, and even though ultimately he was not especially damaging to Swansea, he set the tone for so much of what was good about Spurs.
Aaron Lennon (6.5)
There were some thrilling runs from Lennon on an afternoon when he was Spurs' main wing threat. He will have more productive games than this, but he kept Swansea on their toes, and it was in his combinations with his forwards when Spurs looked at their most dangerous.
Gylfi Sigurdsson (6)
Sigurdsson came on for Dempsey and delivered a proactive, rather than productive, 20 minutes. Still, this liveliness is what is desired from the former Swansea man, and given the chance, you can see he is capable of delivering more for Spurs.
Andros Townsend (7.5)
Townsend's return to first-team action will have done his hopes of more regular involvement a world of good.
The winger's introduction paid off immediately as he won the free kick that led to Vertonghen's goal. Thereafter, a clearly motivated Townsend continued to take the game to Swansea in search of a second goal.
Parker was not on long enough to warrant a rating, but the midfielder's return was a welcome sight, having missed all of the season so far.