Sunderland have lost four of their last five Premier League fixtures and now foot the table. The welcome of Tottenham is not what they will have wanted as they look to haul themselves out of the relegation zone.
Tottenham secured their spot in the next round of the FA Cup with a 4-3 win over Wycombe and have now failed to win one of their last nine com- petitive fixtures, that coming in a 2-2 draw with Manchester City.
Spurs have won five of their last six meetings with the Black Cats and have the means to continue their good form at the Stadium of Light. NaijaBet
Sunderland – Papy Djilobodji is suspended for Sunderland, but Lamine Kone is available following AFCON duty and he, along with Didier Ndong, could both feature.David Moyes has an ever growing injury list, with no fewer than six players ruled out here, while Javier Manquillo, Steven Pienaar and Jason Denayer doubts, though the latter could start at left-back following Patrick van Aanholt’s move to Crystal Palace.
Tottenham – Mauricio Pochettino is without Jan Vertonghen, Georges-Kevin Nkoudou and Kieran Trippier due to injury for the trip to Sunderland.
Harry Kane, Danny Rose and Toby Alderweireld are all doubts for Tuesday’s meeting with the Black Cats, while Erik Lamela is still working his way back to fitness.
Ben Davies could come into the side in a three-man defence in place of Kevin Wimmer, who has been hauled off at half time in his last two competitive outings.
Tottenham have been drawing at half time and winning at full time in 6 of their last 7 matches against Sunderland in all competitions.
Tottenham have scored at least 2 goals in their last 7 matches (Premier League).
Sunderland have been losing at both half time and full time in 5 of their last 7 matches (Premier League).
Tottenham have won 6 of their last 7 matches against Sunderland in all competitions.
Sunderland have conceded at least 2 goals in their last 5 matches in Premier League.
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 6 of Tottenham’s last 7 Premier League games.
Tottenham are undefeated in their last 7 Premier League matches.
Sunderland have failed to win their last 5 matches (Premier League).