Tottenham vs Sunderland
England Premier League.
Date: Sunday, 18th September, 2016
Kick-off: 16:30 UK.
Venue: White Hart Lane, London

Tottenham host league struggling Sunderland in match day 5.

Spurs started their league campaign with 2 draws, and 2 wins. The North London club sits 5th on the log with 8 point from 4 games. However, Spurs tasted their first defeat in their 5 competitive games played so far. Mauricio Pochettino led side succumb to a 2-1 defeat in their mid-week champions league encounter with Monaco.

Sunderland are experiencing a rough road path in the beginning of their 2016/2017 campaign. The black cats have gone 4 league games winless, and will be hoping for their first win over spurs in 12 league meetings.

Key Facts

  • Tottenham maintains 4 league games unbeaten run. Spurs have also failed to drop point in 5 consecutive home encounter with Sunderland
  • Sunderland is yet to win in 4 league games so far. The black cat has also failed to win in 4 straight away league games.

Tottenham: Team News

Mauricio Pochettino will still be missing Mousa Dembele due to suspension. The Belgian international have missed all Spurs league games this season. In addition, Danny Rose will sitting back for, due is thigh injury.

Tottenham: Predicted Line-Up (4-2-3-1)

Lloris: Walker, Davies, Alderweireld, Vertonghen: Dier, Wanyama- Dele, Min Son, Eriksen: Kane

Sunderland: Team News

Lee Cattermole has resumed training with squad. The English midfield missed all black cat league games so far, due to Hernia. The 28 midfielder as reported back in training with David Moyes tutored side, but will still be unavailable for this one on Sunday.

Furthermore, top men like Borini, Larsson, and Shot stopper “Vito Mannone”.

Sunderland: Predicted Line-Up (4-3-3)

Pickford: Manquillo, Lamine, Djilobodji, Van Aanholt: Rodwell, Kirchoff – Gooch, Januzaj, Watmore: Defoe.

Tottenham vs Sunderland: Head-to-Head Stats

Tottenham did a double over Sunderland during the 2015/2016 English Premier League season. In addition, spurs have enjoyed 3 consecutive league victories over the black cat.

Moreover, Sunderland has failed to defeat Spurs in 12 consecutive meetings. Tottenham boast of 8 victories in 10 league games with the cat, compared to Sunderland’s 0.

Tottenham vs Sunderland: Prediction

The momentum is with the Spurs and they are a far better quality side than their visiting opponent. They haven’t lost a league match to Sunderland since March 2010 and at White Hart Lane since 2008. So expect nothing but a win for the hosts on from this Sunday’s Premier fixture.

Tottenham vs Sunderland: Bet Tips

Tottenham to win at 1/3 (1.33)
Over 2.5 goals at 13/20 (1.65).