Christian Eriksen inspires as Spurs stroll into FA Cup semi-finals

Jordan Ayew misses Swansea's first FA Cup quarter-final for 54 years through suspension

Jordan Ayew misses Swansea's first FA Cup quarter-final for 54 years through suspension

Spurs were in total control and ahead as early as the 11th minute, when Eriksen scored another attractive goal to add to his collection.

"The team played so well, 3-0 - we deserved more".

Eriksen took his tally to eight goals in 10 games against Swansea as he struck twice from outside the box either side of just Erik Lamela's second goal in 18 injury-ravaged months.

As this season's FA Cup nears the business end, the remaining four sides who secured passage to the semi-finals over the past 48 hours have learned what stands between them and a place at Wembley Stadium in May. We fully deserved the victory.

"It was important to see a reaction today and we're through to the next round and we're happy".

They have not lost there in the Premier League since August, when Chelsea repeated last season's FA Cup semifinal success.

Wembley is the designated neutral ground for the FA Cup semifinals - and final - but Tottenham is well accustomed to it after taking up temporary residence at the national stadium this season while its home at White Hart Lane is being redeveloped.

Spurs then took the lead with a moment of magic as Eriksen ran towards goal and curled home a superb effort into the far corner to give his side the lead.

Luciano Narsingh of Swansea City crosses the ball under pressure from Ben Davies of Tottenham Hotspur.

Tammy Abraham might have pulled a goal back with a rare Swansea opportunity, but when Vorm parried a shot from Olsson, Abraham's diving header flew straight back to the Spurs keeper.

Eriksen thundered the bar, Lucas Moura missed from six yards and Eric Dier flashed a free header over the bar, while the video assistant referee also denied Spurs what they thought was a legitimate goal.

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