Sunderland 1-2 Tottenham Stats and Highlights
Sunderland remained rooted at the bottom of the Premier League table as Tottenham eased the pressure on manager Andre Villas-Boas with a gutsy win.
A Hugo Lloris error allowed Adam Johnson to confidently score from eight yards to give Sunderland the lead.
Paulinho poked in at the near post to level and Spurs then went ahead thanks to John O’Shea’s clumsy own goal.
Jermain Defoe twice struck the woodwork while Sunderland had a worthy penalty appeal turned down in an lively match.
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Venue: Stadium of Light
Date: Saturday, 7 December, 2013
Kick ofF: 17:30 GMT
1-0 Johnson 37′
1-1 Paulinho 43′
1-2 O’Shea (Own goal) 49′
Spurs have not lost to Sunderland in their last six Premier League matches, with the Black Cats scoring just three goals.
In 12 Premier League trips to Wearside, Tottenham have won more times (five) than they have lost (four). They are unbeaten in their last three visits.
Sunderland have scored four own goals this season, at least two more than any other side.
The Black Cats have had just 33 shots on target this season – the lowest tally in the top flight.
They have lost a league-high eight points from winning positions this season.
Tottenham are one of only two teams (along with Newcastle) yet to score more than twice in a Premier League game this season.
They have lost just two of their last eight Premier League away matches.
Spurs are one of only two sides in the top half of the table to have a minus goal difference.