2 Apr 2012

Tottenham beat Swansea, Newcastle see off Liverpool

5:48 pm on 2 April 2012

Tottenham Hotspur's 3-1 win over Swansea City has boosted their hopes of a top-four finish in English football's Premier League.

Newcastle United's push for European football next season also continued with a 2-nil home over Liverpool.

Tottenham are fourth on 58 points the same total as north London rivals Arsenal who're in third place ahead on goal difference.

Both teams trail leaders Manchester United by 15 points and second placed Manchester City by 13.

Chelsea are fifth, level on points with Newcastle who trail on goal difference while Everton are seventh a point ahead of Liverpool in eighth.