FA Cup: Eriksen brace send Spurs to semi-final without Kane - FCNaija
FA Cup By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 17/03/2018
Tottenham Hotspurs send Swansea City parking for the Emirate FA Cup with 3-0 victory at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Christian Eriksen opened the scoring before Erik Lamela double Spurs lead closing stage of the first half and Denmark international complete the rout in the second half of the encounter without injured Harry Kane.First Half Tammy Abraham drives down the inside-left channel and flicks a ball into the centre for Nathan Dyer to chase after he tries to round Spurs keeper Micheal Vorm on the right, but the keeper spreads himself to tap the ball away as Dyer goes over, and wants a penalty, but the ref isn’t interested at all.Eriksen put Tottenham upfront as the Dane picks the ball up off Erik Lamela he strides two more steps to the edge of the box and curls one into the top corner with no one closed him down at all to make 1-0 in the 11 minutes of the game.Son has the ball in the net after controlling a high ball and producing a stunning finish in off the crossbar with the goal is ruled out for offside and VAR gets involved and eventually gets it right.Lamela takes to shooting from far out but his 30-yard strike comes nowhere near to beating Nordfeldt with the ball going off target. A few minutes later Eriksen takes a well-struck shot seems destined for the top corner but Swansea stopper Nordfeldt gets a finger to the ball and it hits the top of the crossbar to a corner kick for the away team.