Football: Spurs, Swansea, Wigan in triple Euro joy
PARIS (AFP) - Tottenham, Swansea and Wigan, with a first-ever European victory, all registered Europa League wins on Thursday to stay on course for the knockout rounds.
Spurs shrugged off hostile weather conditions in Russia to deny Anzhi Makhachkala 2-0 and tighten their grip on Group K, going four points clear.
Jermain Defoe celebrated his call-up to the England squad earlier in the day for this month's final batch of World Cup qualifiers with the first goal.
Set up by Lewis Holtby he struck from inside the box after the half hour mark, rifling the ball into the roof of the net.