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​Swansea boss Carvalhal accepts linesman apology for Llorente gaff

Despite suffering a disappointing refereeing decision in a 2-0 home defeat to Tottenham, Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal accepted the officials' apology.

The first goal of the game saw Fernando Llorente head home a Christian Eriksen free kick to give the away side an early advantage.

However, replays showed Llorente was clearly offside when the free kick was played. And the decision had a big impact on the game, with Swansea having to chase things from the onset.

However, the manager was not in the mood to play the blame game.

"The linesman apologised for the (off-side) goal early in the match," said Carvalhal

Swansea will need to get back to winning ways if they want to get off the bottom of the Premier League table.

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