Tottenham player ratings at Swansea: Eriksen and Lamela dominate

Kyle Walker Peters performs a drill with team mates during a Tottenham Hotspur training session on the eve of their UEFA Champions League match against Juventus at Tottenham Hotspur

Kyle Walker Peters performs a drill with team mates during a Tottenham Hotspur training session on the eve of their UEFA Champions League match against Juventus at Tottenham Hotspur

Christian Eriksen netted his first Tottenham brace since December 2016 to lift Spurs over Swansea and into the FA Cup semifinals.

Crystal Palace escaped the drop zone by beating Huddersfield 2-0, with Southampton dropping into the danger zone having played a game less.

Both semi-finals will take place on the weekend of 21-22 April at Wembley Stadium.

This was only their third defeat in 17 games since Carlos Carvalhal was appointed as manager, but it was a chastening experience for a depleted Swansea making their first FA Cup quarter-final since 1964.

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

The home side's attacking flurry lasted as long as the morning's snow shower, over in a matter of minutes after Michel Vorm had raced from his goal to prevent Nathan Dyer rounding him.

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.

Earlier, Tottenham were too good for Swansea, with Eriksen scoring twice and Erik Lamela grabbing the other.

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

The second goal for Spurs felt inevitable and it arrived on the stroke of half-time.

Nordfeldt responded with a fine save of his own to deny Eric Dier but he couldn't keep out Eriksen's 62nd-minute strike as Spurs made sure of victory. A cross from the left nearly found Lucas Moura at the near post but he couldn't quite get on the end of it, then Eriksen had a curling effort tipped onto the bar by Nordfeldt and Eric Dier nodded just over as Tottenham totally dominated the first half.

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