Tottenham are clearly in the title race, 7 points off Arsenal and Leicester City. Having lost ground to Leicester following a 1-0 defeat at White Hart Lane, they’d be looking forward to taking all 3 points against the Black Cats. Sunderland, on the other hand, have experienced a sort of resurgence since 2016 and are now within a point of escaping the relegation places.
Tottenham successfully came from behind to take a deserved 4-1 win over the Black Cats. Eriksen (2), Kane and Dembele were on the scoresheet for Spurs, while van Aanholt had scored Sunderland’s only goal.
Spurs are now within 4 points of the Premier League summit (at least temporarily) with 39 points. Sunderland’s new year momentum have taken a stumble in their bid to escape relegation. They are still on 18 points, level with their North-East neighbours Newcastle and a point behind Swansea, both who have a game in hand.
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1. Tottenham have to maintain this momentum for the clash at Etihad.
The win would erase the memory of their defeat to Leicester in the Premier League. Tottenham face Palace (A), Norwich (A) and Watford (H) before taking on Manchester City at the Etihad. Momentum is key, and they have 3 matches to get that momentum and take the full 9 points. It’s not a tall task, and the confidence boost is going to help. They know they can win against City (they won 4-1 at White Hart Lane) but to get 3 points away, it’s going to be a challenge and the momentum is the key.
9 points, sufficient goals, clean sheets for Tottenham are going to make it a very interesting match to watch.
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