Sunderland 1-2 Tottenham: Spurs come from behind to continue revival

Sunderland 1 - 2 Tottenham Hotspur

  • 37" Adam Johnson
  • 43" Paulinho
  • 50" John O'Shea (og)

Ref: Lee Mason
Attendance: 37,963

Sunderland Stadium of Light

Tottenham beat Sunderland 2-1 at the Stadium of Light this evening.

Tottenham Hotspur came from behind in today's late kick-off to beat Sunderland 2-1.

The Black Cats went ahead in the 37th minute when Andrew Johnson took advantage of a Hugo Lloris mistake to score.

But Andre Villas-Boas's men hit back through Paulinho before John O'Shea continued the tradition of the day to put through his own net.

In a match full of incidents, the recalled Jermain Defoe twice hit the woodwork while Gus Poyet's men had a penalty claim rejected.

The result sees Spurs climb up to sixth in the Premier League, while Sunderland remain bottom.

Statistics

Sunderland

Tottenham Hotspur

Possession

47%
53%

Shots on target

Total shots

Team Lineups

Sunderland

  • Vito Mannone
  • John O'Shea
  • Wes Brown
  • Phillip Bardsley
  • Ondrej Celustka
  • Sebastian Larsson
  • Adam Johnson
  • Ki Sung-Yueng
  • Jack Colback
  • Steven Fletcher
  • Jozy Altidore

Substitutes

  • Jordan Pickford
  • Lee Cattermole
  • Emanuele Giaccherini
  • Modibo Diakité
  • Fabio Borini
  • Andrea Dossena
  • Craig Gardner

Tottenham Hotspur

  • Hugo Lloris
  • Kyle Naughton
  • Kyle Walker
  • Michael Dawson
  • Etienne Capoue
  • Aaron Lennon
  • Lewis Holtby
  • Mousa Dembélé
  • Nacer Chadli
  • Paulinho
  • Jermain Defoe

Substitutes

  • Roberto Soldado
  • Andros Townsend
  • Gylfi Sigurdsson
  • Ezekiel Fryers
  • Brad Friedel
  • Sandro
  • Erik Lamela

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