• Tottenham have won five and lost none of the last seven Barclays Premier League games against Sunderland.
  • Sunderland have scored a league-high 46.4% of their Barclays Premier League goals from set pieces this season.
  • Sunderland boss Gustavo Poyet had two spells at Tottenham Hotspur, one as a player where he made 82 league appearances and scored 18 goals and also as Assistant Coach to Juande Ramos.
  • Tottenham have failed to score in four of their last six Premier League matches.
  • Tottenham have conceded the fewest headed goals in the Premier League this season (1).
  • Tottenham are one of only two teams not to lose a Premier League game from a winning position this season prior to this matchday (along with Man Utd).
  • Five of the six Premier League goals that Roberto Soldado has scored this season have been the first goal of the game.
  • Five of the six goals that Soldado has scored have been the winning goal.
  • Spurs have picked up just three points fewer than they had after 32 games in 2011-12, which was their best-ever Premier League haul at this stage.
  • Spurs could become only the fourth team to finish a Premier League season in the top six with a negative goal difference (currently -4; Norwich 3rd -4 GD in 1992-93, West Ham 5th -7 GD in 1998-99 & Everton 4th -1 GD in 2004-05).