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Spurs 4-1 Sunderland - the key stats

Posted on 16 January 2016  - 14:47

The stats that mattered from our fine 4-1 win against Sunderland on Saturday.

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How it stands - Our victory strengthened our position in fourth after Saturday's games, with United set to take on Liverpool on Sunday.

Key stat - The 4-1 win means we've still scored in every Premier League home game against Sunderland - 15 - bagging 34 goals.

Harry up to 15 - Harry Kane's penalty has taken him to 15 in all competitions this season and 12 in 22 in the Premier League.

Shooting boots - We had 25 efforts on goal to Sunderland's six. That included 11 on target and nine off target. Harry Kane had five efforts on target.

Keeping the ball - We had 68% possession over the match - 70% in the first half, 65% in the second.

Passing game - We completed 611 passes to Sunderland's 286. Eric Dier led the way with 78. Yann M'Vila made 35 for Sunderland.

Cornered - We had 11 corners to Sunderland's three.

Getting stuck in - We won 17 of 22 tackles. Kieran Trippier, Mousa Dembele and Toby Alderweireld won three each.

Crunched! Danny Rose was fouled five times.

Line-ups: Spurs (4-2-3-1) - Lloris (c), Trippier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose, Dier, Dembele (Carroll 80), Lamela (Onomah 73), Alli, Eriksen, Kane (Son 87). Substitutes (not used): Vorm, Davies, Wimmer, Chadli.

Sunderland (4-4-2) - Pickford, Jones, van Aanholt, O’Shea (c), Brown, Johnson, Lens (Watmore 76), Cattermole (Rodwell 53), M’Vila, Defoe, Graham (Kirchhoff 59). Substitutes (not used): Mannone, Coates, Fletcher, Borini.

Yellow cards - Sunderland – Cattermole, Johnson.

Referee - Mike Dean.

Attendance - 35,854.