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Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis collapsed six minutes into Wednesday's match at Tottenham and was carried off the field on a stretcher.
Gomis was returning to the centre circle after Nacer Chadli scored for Tottenham when he fell to the pitch on his hands and knees.
He was attended to for four minutes and left the field on a stretcher, by which point he was conscious and wearing an oxygen mask.
The 29-year-old has a history of fainting, with at least three such spells in 2009 when he was with Lyon...
Swansea manager Garry Monk will be at Tottenham instead of his twins' first birthday party on Wednesday -- but the present he really wants is three points at White Hart Lane.
Monk joked he was in the doghouse with wife Lexy for missing the celebrations for twin sons Louis and Theo after the Premier League game was put back 24 hours because of Tottenham's involvement in the Capital One Cup final on Sunday.
"I've had it all in the ear!" said Monk. "The game was moved because they got to the final and...
Swansea have the most points they've ever held at this stage in a Premier League season and have a very good chance of ending it with a team-record total. That's assuming manager Garry Monk can keep his team performing at the 1.48 points-per-game clip they've averaged to date. There are one or two other personal bests Swansea can aim for as motivation for the remainder of the season, and beating Spurs for the first time in Premier League play has to be one of them.
Swansea should feel encouraged...